Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Diane from Milltown
    09/29/2018
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    What is the difference between Maxforce Fleet and Maxforce FC Ant Bait?
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    Maxforce Fleet contains the active ingredient Fipronil .001% and is labeled for Carpenter, Argentine, Pharaoh, Honey, Acrobat, Odorous House, Thief, Big-Headed, Cornfield, and Field Ants.  Maxforce FC Ant Bait also contains Fipronil .001% and is labeled for Argentine, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous House, Pharaoh, Pavement, and Honey Ants.  Maxforce Fleet is the newest Maxforce ant bait gel.  It has a new bait matrix and includes carpenter ants on the product label.

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  • Asked by Dong from Corpus Christi
    01/24/2021
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    Can Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel be used near fruit and nut trees?
    How close to a fruit tree can this product be used? Will it contaminate the fruits?
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    Maxforce Fleet would need to be used in a bait station if it is applied within the dripline of edible plants like fruit or nut trees. Ants No More stations are a great choice for outdoor use since they have stakes to secure them in place and two separate compartments in each station.

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  • Asked by Roberta from Bokeelia Fl
    03/28/2021
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    How long until all the ants in the nest are killed when using Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel?
    This product works but I treated the Florida carpenter ants with Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel about a month ago and still get up each morning to a lot of dead ants on the floor. I also am still seeing slow moving live ants. I tried treating again and they won't touch the bait now. Should I try something else?
    A

    Ant colonies can be very large and it is also possible you are dealing with more than one colony. If the ants are not accepting the bait at this point it could be because their nutritional needs have changed. I would recommend treating with Phantom. Phantom Aerosol would be a good choice for ant control indoors. Phantom is a non-repellent insecticide that has a delayed reaction which allows ants time to get back to the colony and spread the product. In essence, the ants will not be able to tell that the product is in place and they will pick it up on the fine hairs all over their body and inadvertently carry it back to the colony where over a course of a few days it will knock out the entire colony. Phantom works really well because you don't have to worry about whether the ants will all take the bait, they just need to walk over the treated areas. Phantom should be applied around baseboards, door frames, window frames and places where utilities (cables, pipes and wires) enter through the wall as these are the most likely places for the ants to enter/exit.

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  • Asked by Charles from Terrell Tx
    11/14/2020
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    What's the shelf life of Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel and how to store it?
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    Maxforce Fleet has a three year shelf life and should be stored away from extreme temperatures, ideally being kept between 45-75 degrees F. 

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  • Asked by Katherine from Grand Ronde, Oregon
    04/28/2021
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    Does Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel provide the sugar feeding needs of ants just like FC Maxforce ant bait gel?
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    Yes, Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel is a carbohydrate-rich gel bait to appeal to sweet feeding ants using the active ingredient Fipronil. 

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  • Asked by Santosh from Tampa, Fl
    12/30/2020
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    Does Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel also take care of the Ghost Ant?
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    Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel is not labeled for ghost ants, but Advion Ant Bait Gel is. 

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  • Asked by Mike
    06/05/2021
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    Maxforce vs. Combat Max Ant Killing Gel
    Lowes sells Combat Max Ant Killing Gel (item 2807067) $4.99 for 0.95oz ($5.25/oz) and it contains 0.001% fipronil just like Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel at $8.45/oz. If the Combat gel didn't work on carpenter ants, should I expect anything different from the Maxforce gel?
    A

    The Maxforce Fleet is a professional grade bait that is labeled for Carpenter Ants therefore should be effective in treating this type of ant species. It  does take time to completely eliminate ant colonies.  We would suggest reviewing our Carpenter Ant Treatment Guide for detailed step by step instructions on how to treat both indoor and outdoors. 

     

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  • Asked by Karen from Fredericksburg
    06/07/2021
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    Can I apply a bit of Fleet on the underside of a fence rail? Reapplication rate? Danger to other animals?
    Carpenter ants are eating my fence posts
    A

    Yes, Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel can be applied to the underside of fences, wood decks, landscape beds, wood piles, railroad ties, etc. Extreme heat or cold, direct sunlight and rain may reduce the residual effectiveness. You can reapply as necessary. 

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