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How do you use Optigard ant gel bait?
Last Updated: 14th January, 2020
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Likewise, how does Optigard ant gel work?
Ants that feed on the gel will return to their nest and transfer the bait to the queen and their young, thereby killing the queen, the young and the entire colony.
Beside above, are ant gels dangerous? Ant baits containing hydramethylnon are not expected to cause more than nausea, vomiting, or minor diarrhea if ingested. The insecticides in ant bait products are not well absorbed across the skin into the body, so getting some on the skin is not expected to cause body-wide effects.
Also, how do you use max force ant gel?
Maxforce FC Ant Killer Bait Gel Applications in Food/Feed Handling Establishments: Apply with syringe applicator or bait injector directly into cracks and crevices. Place applicator tip into cracks and crevices and where ants may travel. Apply gel (up to 1 gram) per spot.
What happens to an ant colony when the Queen dies?
Role of the Queen She lays dozens or even millions of eggs which then hatch into new workers. When the queen ant dies, the colony dies, according to the "Smithsonian Zoogoer." The death of the colony will not be immediate, but will slowly die off over time as no new members will be added.