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Pharaoh Ants

Pharaoh Ant Identification and Treatment

Pharoah ants

Identification

  • very small, 1/16 inches
  • yellow to red color with black on abdomen (rear of ant)

Location

  • most commonly found inside
  • wall voids, moist areas, bathrooms, kitchens, and warm areas such as under appliances or in wall outlets
  • water sources (sinks, baths, drains and toilets)

Geographic Location

  • Throughout United States
  • most commonly found inside homes and structures in southern United States

Treatment Methods

1. Baits

  • repellent sprays and dust can spread problem so we recommend baiting indoors
  • slow acting bait
  • find trail inside and apply bait
  • these ants go through protein and sweet diet cycles so changing baits might be necessary
  • remove all competitive food sources indoors

2. Spraying

  • use non-repellent insecticides and aerosols
  • perimeter treatment helps prevent ant problem (base of structure, window sills, around doors, AC units, etc.)
  • use non-repellent aerosols inside such as:

-Phantom Aerosol


Recommended Treatment

  • use a non-repellent spray or aerosol in conjunction with baits

Non-repellent Ant Kit
Advion Ant Bait Kit

  • this kit provides both sweet and protein bait

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  1. Alpine Aerosol PT

    Alpine aerosol pressurized insecticide with Dinotefuran  is not only a very safe insecticide (reduced risk ) but is a nonrepellent aerosol(insects don't know it is there) for control of crawling and flying insects. Alpine works great on insecticide-resistant bed bugs.
    Also labeled for ants, beetles, flies and more. 
    Three  great features: Reduced Risk , Non Repellent (insects don't know where it is) and effective against many resistant insects.
    Alpine Aerosol is approved for use in New York.

    Can not be shipped by expedited choices, per air regulations.

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  2. Advance 375A Select Ant Bait -8 oz and 2lb containers

    Starting at: $25.25

    Advance 375A Ant Bait is a ready-to-use product for use in controlling Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, Pharoah Ants, Odorous Ants, House Ants and other ants both indoors and outdoors. This bait formulation in Advance 375 A Select combines a bait mixture of foods and the delayed action insecticide, abamectin.

    This protein-based bait ant bait acts to reduce the population of worker ants and can cause immediate halt in egg production resulting in colony elimination.

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  3. FUSE Foam

    FUSE Foam is a ready to use foam that combines two active non-repellent active ingredients,(Fipronil 0.005% and Imidacloprid 0.025%) for direct injection in listed areas where termites, ants, and listed pests have infested. FUSE Foam is an expanding foam with a 30:1 expansion ratio to foam into ant and termite nests and galleries and structural voids. When sprayed, FUSE Foam expands with an expansion ratio of 30:1, uses one oz of product in approximately 5 seconds producing about 1 quart of foam.

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  4. Termidor Foam

    Termidor Foam is the same great product Termidor, in a convenient ready to use pressurized foam can.

    Termidor Foam termiticide/insecticide is ideal for wall voids and spot treatments. Termidor Foam is effective on termites, ants and other listed pests.

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  5. Talstar XTRA Granular Insecticide - Verge

    Talstar XTRA Granular Insecticide gets rid of fire ants in as little as 15 minutes and keep them away for four months. Talstar XTRA Granular Insecticide has the same active ingredient bifenthrin as Talstar and Bifen IT residuals, but combined with another active ingredient called zeta-cypermethrin. This supercharges the bifenthrin bringing faster results. Talstar XTRA Granular Insecticide is formulated in a clay based granule that provides even coverage, rapid disintegration in lawns and turf and very little dust. Learn More
  6. Invict Xpress Granular Bait - 8 oz, 4 lbs and 25 lbs

    Starting at: $16.58

    Invict Xpress, with Imidacloprid kills a broad spectrum of insects at top speed. The listed pests it kills include ants, roaches, crickets, mole crickets, silverfish, firebrats and earwigs.

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  7. Maxforce FC Ant Killer Bait Gel

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    Maxforce (MAX FORCE) FC Ant Bait Gel works well for sugar feeding ants. Maxforce FC Ant Bait Gel is an excellent bait when the smaller ants are feeding on sugar: Pharoah, Argentine, red imported, acrobat, pavement ants and more. The active ingredient is Fipronil. 

    Packaging: Box contains 4 (.95 oz) tubes.
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  8. Maxforce Ant Bait Stations

    Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations - 24 individual Max Force Ant  bait stations - active ingredient: Fipronil (FC)
    Maxforce FC Ant Bait Stations work for Pharoah, Argentine, red imported, acrobat, pavement ants, and more.
    Use 3-4  stations in an average room, 6-8 for heavier infestations.
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  9. Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait-120 gram+10 Bait Stations

    Bayer's Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait  with Imidacloprid is a high performance, low impact, ant bait that remains effective for up to three months. Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait controls many ant species, including Argentine ants, Pharaoh ants, ghost ants, black garden ants, odorous house ants, and crazy ants.
    May  be used inside or outside. 

    1 Unit :120 gram(4.23 oz) bottle with 10 clear ant bait stations
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  10. Intice Rover Ant Bait

    Intice Rover Ant Bait works for many ants but specializes killing in the Rover Ant. The Rover Ant has been a nuisance insect in the southern states of Texas, Arizona, and Florida. This thick formula is designed for the Rover Ant.

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