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Posted: 4/29/2013 7:05:53 PM EDT
I have a mound in my front yard thats been there for about 8 or so years far as I can remember.
Cant tell you how many different things I have put on them to try and kill them.
the mound was gone last year and I thought they were finally gone but I see they are back and working hard.
the grass is pushed up in a 3 foot area a good 2 to 3 inches....probably been there 8-10 years, maybe longer. its got to be well established
If you stand in the area for a few min they will start climbing up your pants.

there has got to be someting I can feed these little bastards that will wipe them out.
I got neighbors so I cant blow them up
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:06:21 PM EDT
Boiling water
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:07:37 PM EDT
Five gallons of diesel, a gallon of gas to set it off.

Light it with tracer fire, at least .30 caliber.

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:07:51 PM EDT
Urinate on them to show your dominance.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:07:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 7:09:51 PM EDT by DasRonin]
cornmeal with boric acid
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:08:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 7:09:00 PM EDT by Dan_Cooper]
Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer followed by a chaser of boiling water has always worked for me.


Only the rare stubborn ant bed gets the boiling water chaser normally.


Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:08:29 PM EDT
Drain your oil on it.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:08:50 PM EDT
Diatomaceous earth. Scrape those fuckers to death.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:08:55 PM EDT
Can you stab the area a ton with a spade to break it up and disrupt them? Them do the hot water trick. You might be able to crush all their tunnels.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:09:45 PM EDT
A little spritz of diluted Chloridane will wipe them out permanently.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:09:45 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Timco:
Boiling water



tried a turkey fryer pot full and it didnt work
is it something you need to do every day for a week or something? I only did it once and they went away for a while

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:10:01 PM EDT
terro liquid ant baits, just leave them out near the mound and keep giving them more as they eat it up. Soon, you will notice they are no longer eating the baits as fast, then they will all be gone.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:10:56 PM EDT
Kill it with FIRE!
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:11:39 PM EDT
SERIOUSLY you had to ask?

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:11:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By sailmirage:
Originally Posted By Timco:
Boiling water



tried a turkey fryer pot full and it didnt work
is it something you need to do every day for a week or something? I only did it once and they went away for a while



This makes sure they don't come back.

Orth Orthene Fire Ant Killer

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:12:36 PM EDT
I will send you a box of our fire ants. Your wimpy black ants will be eaten alive.

Wes
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:12:44 PM EDT
Originally Posted By fxntime:
A little spritz of diluted Chloridane will wipe them out permanently.


mine is all long gone - cant buy any longer
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:12:47 PM EDT
Originally Posted By DasRonin:
cornmeal with boric acid


something like this. borax is bad news for ants.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:13:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:13:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 7:14:20 PM EDT by strictlyb]
Originally Posted By Jiro:
Diatomaceous earth. Scrape those fuckers to death.


THIS

eta: non toxic and that is its purpose, they dry out from microscopic scrapes
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:14:53 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:16:34 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Naamah:
Kill it with FIRE ANTS!


FIFY
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:19:54 PM EDT
Originally Posted By strictlyb:
Originally Posted By Jiro:
Diatomaceous earth. Scrape those fuckers to death.


THIS

eta: non toxic and that is its purpose, they dry out from microscopic scrapes


this sounds like a good idea. I have tried so many different killers over the years and they are still here.
corn meal , terro gell , several mix up and pour bottles. and yes I have pissed on them
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:21:28 PM EDT
Why do you ask this question when you know the answer? WHAT WEBSITE ARE WE ON!!!!!!



Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:26:43 PM EDT
Spray a flammable spray down tunnel and light it. Go fucking thermobarric.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:29:59 PM EDT
Fuck that ant shit.
All I have to worry about are slugs and snails.

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:30:16 PM EDT
Originally Posted By jeffsenpai:
terro liquid ant baits, just leave them out near the mound and keep giving them more as they eat it up. Soon, you will notice they are no longer eating the baits as fast, then they will all be gone.


This. Terro works great.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:30:21 PM EDT
Put a chicken coup on top of the opening.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:30:22 PM EDT
Originally Posted By djburnett:
Why do you ask this question when you know the answer? WHAT WEBSITE ARE WE ON!!!!!!



http://jesseingall.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/jesse_ar_003.jpg


omg your AR-15 is on the loose!!! get it before it goes on a shooting spree

Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:30:40 PM EDT
Napalm.

Smelss like....victory.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:31:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:32:13 PM EDT
Originally Posted By sailmirage:
Originally Posted By strictlyb:
Originally Posted By Jiro:
Diatomaceous earth. Scrape those fuckers to death.


THIS

eta: non toxic and that is its purpose, they dry out from microscopic scrapes


this sounds like a good idea. I have tried so many different killers over the years and they are still here.
corn meal , terro gell , several mix up and pour bottles. and yes I have pissed on them


Find a good price and try it. It works and it's satisfying. Dump it on the mound(s) and along any trails that they may take. If it's dry out, the bastards will be dead within the day.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:32:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:33:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 7:35:37 PM EDT by Dustrod]
Amdro
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:36:03 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Jiro:
Originally Posted By sailmirage:
Originally Posted By strictlyb:
Originally Posted By Jiro:
Diatomaceous earth. Scrape those fuckers to death.


THIS

eta: non toxic and that is its purpose, they dry out from microscopic scrapes


this sounds like a good idea. I have tried so many different killers over the years and they are still here.
corn meal , terro gell , several mix up and pour bottles. and yes I have pissed on them


Find a good price and try it. It works and it's satisfying. Dump it on the mound(s) and along any trails that they may take. If it's dry out, the bastards will be dead within the day.


the stuff really is magic... works on anything and everything with an exoskeleton...
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:37:35 PM EDT
Steroids and gamma radiation.

Wait a minute...
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:44:39 PM EDT
You have to use bait on them. That other crap doesn't work, they will just pop up in another spot. Baiting will kill them all as long as they go for it.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:49:23 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Timco:
Boiling water



I came here to post this.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 7:49:31 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Z_0:
It may be a big job.


I think we all just learned something today
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:07:16 PM EDT
Diazinon granules always work for me.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:11:17 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 8:11:45 PM EDT by theworkingman]
I'm going to second the boric acid posts. My parents had ants for years and just couldn't get rid of them with the fanciest poisons. Borax and sugar water wiped those motherfuckers out.

Borax and sugar water.

ETA: Used as bait/food you're not smothering the mound in this though that might work.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:16:52 PM EDT
Originally Posted By DasRonin:
cornmeal with boric acid


Borax for the win!
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:17:44 PM EDT
I've never tried this, but my neighbor swears by it:

Pour about half a bottle of club soda on the mound.

The liquid will drown some, and the CO2 will settle in the lower passages and suffocate them...

Non-toxic and kind to mother earth and all that green crap...
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:19:35 PM EDT
Spray.

Bait.

Granulate.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:22:16 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dustrod:
Amdro

Fire ant mounds in my AO are now completely resistant to Amdro.

I killed the last one in my yard with a solution of hot water, dawn dish soap, and vinegar.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:24:58 PM EDT
Piss on them to announce your dominance and authority of your property,
A few pounds of tanerite,
Nice tracer round,

After big boom,

A few gallons of gasoline,
A match,
Drink beer and watch those fuckers burn!!!
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:26:32 PM EDT
little borax and sugar, mix in warm water
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:33:04 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:33:54 PM EDT
With Fire!!!!!



Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:34:12 PM EDT
Grits. They eat it and then splode when it expands.
Link Posted: 4/29/2013 8:35:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 4/29/2013 8:35:51 PM EDT by ScubaSteve86]
Plug off all but one hole in the mound. Get some smoke bombs like those they sell for the 4th of July, light and direct the smoke into the mound. Use half a dozen or so, plug the hole, and voila. Problem solved.
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