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Post Number:#1  Unread postby ipoGSD » Tue May 17, 2016 3:58 pm


Friggen gross.. saw ants and ants carrying those larvae maggot ant things into my rabbit hutch.

I sprayed the legs with bug spray. Anything else I can do? Thought about food grade DE around the legs but if it gets windy, would I need to worry about it going in their eyes or lungs?

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Re: ants.. ugh

Post Number:#2  Unread postby MaggieJ » Tue May 17, 2016 5:42 pm


You could try this recipe:
http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to- ... als-189111

I've used this outdoors, placed in a glass jar on its side to keep it dry. It seemed to work quite well.
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Post Number:#3  Unread postby ipoGSD » Tue May 17, 2016 11:38 pm


Baking soda & powdered sugar hmmm..never tried that one. I'll definitely make some up and see how it goes ty!

I tried borax and powdered sugar.. borax and honey.. and the ants never touched the stuff.

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Re: ants.. ugh

Post Number:#4  Unread postby akane » Wed May 18, 2016 1:44 am


Yep exploding baking soda ants. Not all ants will eat honey but most will find sugar too convenient to pass by even if they don't normally go looking for sweets.
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