Ant Bait Choices

Which Ant Baits Do I Choose?

Below is a table of Ant baits recommended for the smaller household ants. These are baits that work for the Argentine, Ghost, Odorous, Pharoah and Pavement Ants (Sugar and Protein Feeding Cycles)

When in doubt of which one to choose, choose one from each category. We also carry baits that feed both cycles.

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For the protein and grease feeding cycles:


Sweet Feeding Cycles:



Baits that feed both protein and sweet cycles:

maxforce complete granulars
Maxforce Complete Bait Granulars(for protein/grease/sugar feeding cycles)


invict ab insect paste

InVict AB Insect Paste is an all around insect bait containing 0.05% Abamectin (botanical insecticide)
Invict AB Insect Paste has a range of attractants including sweet, oil, and protein attractants (but no peanut products). Not only will it kill ants, killing the whole colony quickly, but it effectively eliminates roaches, reducing the need for two different bait formulations.

Ant Baits Recommended For Carpenter Ants
(Sugar and Protein Feeding Cycles)-When in doubt of which one to choose, choose one from each category.

Advance 375 A and Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel are excellent baits for the larger carpenter ants, when used together they feed both the sugar and protein feeding cycles of these ants. The Advance 375 A feeds the protein needs

Advance375 A Ant Bait
(for protein/grease feeding cycles)


Optigard Ant Bait Gel(for sugar feeding cycles excludes fire, harvester and pharaoh ants)

The powerful, slow acting non repellent active ingredient, thiamethoxam in Optigard ant gel knocks out workers, brood and queens.

Maxforce Carpenter Ant Gel(for sweet feeding cycles) for carpenter ants are excellent baits.

Ant Baits Recommended For Fire Ant Control


Advion Fire Ant Bait

advion fire ant bait

Advion Fire Ant Bait controls ants within 24-72 hours. It is one of the fastest acting and most effective on the market today.