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#91 larrybl ONLINE  

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Posted February 07, 2017 - 02:33 PM

Here is some interesting info on the subject.

http://fireant.tamu....controlmethods/

Exactly my case! "Fire ants can’t be eliminated entirely because it’s not possible to treat all areas that are infested."


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Posted February 07, 2017 - 02:38 PM

PS, Thanks for all the info. Treatment with a "fire ant" product seems the best way to go, even if it is only a temporary fix. If I do this in the spring, we may get to go barefoot by summer.


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Posted May 15, 2017 - 03:34 PM

 
larrybl,
some info that may be of some help for you and others who have this problem...
if you've already tried it, oh well - hope it worked!   :thumbs:
 
Hi-Yield Fire Ant Control With Acephate
 
 
was doing some totally unrelated info-seek when this came up - no idea why...  :wallbanging:
 
I AM familiar with and DO USE and RECOMMEND a product called AMDRO - which DOES work for the little 'grease ants' and the regular size red ants - sprinkle it on/around the mound - 1/2 to 2 days and the hill is vacant.
The BIG PLUS I like about the AMDRO - safe around pets!!!  :rocker2:  
(ask me how I know)  :poke:   :hitting_self_roller:

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Posted May 15, 2017 - 04:04 PM

this is what i found:  Clipboard01.jpg

 

this is what i have used:  Clipboard02.jpg


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Posted September 02, 2017 - 08:39 PM

Send them on a cruise
My daughter watched rafts of them float by in the hurricane flood waters last week in Florida. I suggested setting the rafts ablaze, but since they were floating by that would set something on fire sooner or later.

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Posted September 02, 2017 - 09:26 PM

I don't know if this was from a fire ant but I think so as they are everywhere here.I left a pair of shorts on the floor, and when I got home from work I put them on and went to the shop. I felt something, but ignored it. 30 Minuets later I felt itching. I ditched my shirt, and sprayed my shop chair. The pictures are 24 hours later. small blisters around my waste line and up my right arm.

 

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Posted September 02, 2017 - 10:37 PM

I don't know if this was from a fire ant but I think so as they are everywhere here.I left a pair of shorts on the floor, and when I got home from work I put them on and went to the shop. I felt something, but ignored it. 30 Minuets later I felt itching. I ditched my shirt, and sprayed my shop chair. The pictures are 24 hours later. small blisters around my waste line and up my right arm.

We have a bad fire ant problem in the house we tried spraying but still can't fully get rid of them


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Posted September 02, 2017 - 11:58 PM

Those things must be nasty. Too cold up here in the winter for them thankfully. 



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Posted September 03, 2017 - 06:24 AM

How about poisonous snakes down there? When I watch all those folks wading in the water, it makes me think.



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Posted September 03, 2017 - 08:34 AM

Rattle, Copper, Water Moccasin, at least a few in my area. I'm about 3 hrs north of Houston. 






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