You do not need to puncture any holes in order to use the Advion Ant Bait Arenas. You just place them in areas where there is ant activity.
To bait your study table for Sugar ants, you can use the Advion Ant bait Arenas. This product comes with a convenient adhesive that you can stick in hard to treat areas on or around your study table. Please see our Ant Inspection Guide for more tips about how to locate where ants are traveling and/or entering the home.
Advion Ant Bait Arena should be placed in areas where you see ant activity. This can be the pantry and there is nothing harmful that is released to affect food so it is safe to use there.
You can place Advion Ant Bait Arenas anywhere you see ants trailing or expect to see them. If you see that ants are not attracted to these stations, then the ants may be looking for carbohydrates instead of protein, in which case you would need to use a gel bait as well, such as Advion Ant Bait Gel.