Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait

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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait

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5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.8

35 Reviews | 10 Q&A

Product Overview

Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait has a new package look but formulation remains the same.

Each order of Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait will come with 10 bait stations to apply the quantum into unless you buy a case which will come with 60 stations.

Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is the newest bait formulation from the Maxforce line of products and will remain effective for up to 3 months.  Maxforce quantum is effective on most ant species including Argentine Ants, Pharoah Ants, Ghost Ants, Crazy Ants, and Odorous House Ants. It can be used indoors and outdoors.  Its revolutionary carbohydrate bait matrix  ensures it will continue to perform long after it is applied. Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, and Harvester Ants are not controlled by this bait.

Update - New Approved Dilution Directions:

Those who need to control large population ants such as crazy ants or Argentine ants, to name a couple, can now dilute Maxforce Quantum in a sugar water solution to provide these huge colonies of ants enough bait to offer some control.

Simple Directions:

  • Into 32 oz of water (1 qt) mix:
  • 8 oz granulated sugar
  • 1 bottle of Maxforce Quantum (120 g)

Prepare the solution as needed and place in a suitable liquid bait station.

If you need more bait stations, you can purchase it here.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Imidacloprid 0.03%
Target pests: Ants: Acrobat, Argentine, Big-Headed, Black Garden, Crazy, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous House, Pavement, Pharaoh, Rovers, Thief, or White-Footed
These and other ant species are attracted to sweets and moisture will be attracted to and controlled by this bait

Maxforce Quantum Does Not Control Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, or Harvester Ants
For use in: Commercial, Industrial & Residential: Indoors & Outdoors: Schools, Warehouses, Supermarkets, Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Pet Shops, Zoos, Food Processing Plants, Food Handling & Storage, Aircraft, Trains, Boats, Buses, Cars, Recreational vehicles
Application: Apply .2 grams per 100 square feet of floor space
Or apply .6 grams of Bait per 10 lineal feet of foraging ant trails
Formulation: Professional Product
Special Features: Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is the Newest Formulation from Maxforce and is accepted by Sugar Feeding Ants
Parts Included: Each order of Maxforce Quantum comes with at least 10 bait stations
Shipping Weight: 0.32 lbs
Manufactured By: Bayer (Mfg. Number: 81706816)

Details

Information

  • Kills the queen and the colony.
  • Keeps on working for up to 3 months.
  • Effective indoors and outdoors.

Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is designed to take advantage of trophallaxis (food exchange) in ants, allowing for transfer of imidacloprid within the ant colony. Foraging ants that feed on the bait will return to the nest and transfer the bait to the queen(s) and the entire colony. Dead worker ants and a reduction in ant numbers should be noticeable within a few days.

Application Rates

Place bait in areas of known for aging activity, along foraging trails and into nest sites. A careful inspection will help to identify sites suitable for bait placement; also, resident interviews can help to identify areas where ant activity has been observed. Apply bait into cracks, crevices, holes or other small openings where ants travel. Apply bait in small spots or beads on horizontal surfaces wherever possible as bait will not adhere well to vertical surfaces. The amount of bait required for effective control will depend on the  severity of the ant infestation; the total amount of bait applied must not exceed the application rate outlined be low.

  • Indoors: apply at rates up to 2.0 g per 100 sq ft of floor space. For example, apply 10 x 0.2-g bait placements (ca. 1/4 inch Spots) in a 100 square foot kitchen in the areas where ants are seen or reported to be foraging.
  • Outdoors: apply spots or beads of bait up to 0.2 g of bait per placement in areas where ant activity is observed.
  • Entrance to Ant Nests: inject up to 2.0 g of bait directly into nest entrance.
  • Along Active Foraging Trails: apply 0.6 g of bait per 10 linear feet of ant trail, distributing the bait in a number of spots or in a series of small beads (1/8 inch wide, and 1 to 2 inches long) next to foraging trails.

During follow up visits inspect bait placements and reapply as needed; reapply bait in the same location if all the bait is gone or in a different area if no ant activity is evident.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait

    By Nc on 08/08/2012

    Verified Purchase

    A bit pricy, but they say you get what you pay for. This bait out performed other ant baits that I purchase at Lowes, Home Deport and other Home Improvement Centers. Maxforce was recommended by an individual who worked for a Professional Pest Control Service. I took his advice, received the product, filled one station and whalla NO ANTS where they were entering the house. If they show up again , station out..So far no ants in 3 weeks...Excellent product..

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    11 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • 4 of 5 Stars

    Seems to Help

    By Dan on 11/18/2013

    Verified Purchase

    I believe this is the carbohdrate (sugar) bait for crazy ants. They were attracted to it in several cases (as info described) and it did seem to deter them. It was more effective w/o the plastic stations. I used it inside & outside & felt safe since no pets/kids. With this & the protein bait I believe the crazy ants are less but may never be eliminated. Some residual crazy ants continue to forage but no infestations as before. Glad to find a bait instead of only insecticide (Talstar) treatments. Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait seemed safe to use. There was a mixup on ordering but this vendor resolved it in good fashion after my returning another product.

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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • 2 of 5 Stars

    Ant Bait

    By Des on 10/09/2016

    I suspect it is far superior to the retail product available... However I consider it very expensive.

    Expert ResponseExpert response:
    We agree that Maxforce Quantum is far superior to products you can buy in retail shops. We think perhaps you should consider using the product in the diluted solution (instructions included on label) so the product will go further for you. Please let us know if you have any questions. We are always happy to help!

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    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Nailed the little critters

    By Dann on 05/13/2017

    I used this a few years ago for little black ants. Back then they were all over bookcase, in books, shorted out GFI in kitchen, in a purse, tub, you name it, they found it. After trying cinnamon, corn meal, cayenne, drug store and home center traps, I finally used Quantum and ants gone in few days. I would renew about five of cassettes every two months and no ants. This year I used Maxforce FP (fipronel) and reduced them but kept seeing a few more. Used Maxforce Quantum and no more ants. A little bit goes a long way and lasts for couple months if not all eaten. I also used granular bait but these ants seem to prefer the gel.

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Like a magic potion

    By Aaron on 10/13/2017

    Two days after putting one application in our kitchen and we haven't seen any ants in the house. I put it outside where I've found ants and they're all gone. Side Effects may include feeling like a homicidal maniac.

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Questions & Answers

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Is there an advantage or preferred use of the Maxforce vs the Maxforce Quantum?
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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is the newest bait formulation from the Maxforce line of products and will remain effective for up to 3 months.  It is effective on most ant species including Argentine Ants, Pharoah Ants, Ghost Ants, Crazy Ants, and Odorous House Ants. It can be used indoors and outdoors.  Its revolutionary carbohydrate bait matrix  ensures it will continue to perform long after it is applied. Carpenter Ants, Fire Ants, and Harvester Ants are not controlled by this bait.
Maxforce Ant Bait Gel is effective against Argentine, Odorous House, Ghost, Pavement, Cornfield, and Little Black Ants. Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait is speicifically formulated for this species. Without knowing the species of ant or what they are foraging after it will make it difficult to tell you which one would be the best choice for your situation. Please contact us at 866-581-7378 M-F 9-5PM EST. and we will gladly help you select the bait that will fit your needs.

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Does Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait keep attracting ants after the expiration date?
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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is good for 3 months when used in bait plate plate stations. The date stamped on the tube is the manufacture date.  The gel bait is good for 2 years from that date. 

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Is Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait safe around pets?

Is the Maxforce Quantum ant bait effective against carpenter ants? Also, is it, or are other Maxforce carpenter ant baits, pet-friendly?

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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait is labeled to treat for a variety of ants except for fire, harvester and carpenter ants. It is recommended to apply baits in locations that are out of reach of children and pets. This applies to all baits. Maxforce Carpenter Ant Bait Gel and/or Advance Carpenter Ant Bait can be used when specifically treating for carpenter ants. We also recommend reading over out Carpenter Ant Control Guide for further tips and information.

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How do I apply Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait in the bait plate stations? Is it toxic to pets?
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Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait  can be applied inside the bait plate station tray and the lid goes on top of the tray. It is safe for pets if used as directed on the product label and the stations are inaccessible to pets.

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Can I use Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait outdoors where I am seeing ants trailing up my house?
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Per the Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait product label for outdoor application: A careful inspection around a structure can help identify areas where ants are nesting, actively foraging, or are gaining access to the structure. Place bait on or adjacent to the structure where you observe ants or to areas of suspected ant activity to control ants before they enter the structure. Place bait in cracks and crevices (in brick walls, between pavement slabs, in tree holes, under stones, etc.) where ants are seen to be active or ant trails are evident. To maximize residual effectiveness, apply Maxforce Quantum Ant Bait in locations that are protected from direct sunlight and rain or irrigation. Make spot treatments outdoors where ants are seen, next to ant trails and suspected areas of ant activity. Likely locations for bait placements are points of entry into structure (e.g., along windows, doors, between construction elements) and areas where ants may find water (e.g., eaves, soffits, weep holes), and especially where wires or pipes enter the structure. Bait can also be applied at trees, stumps, roots, wood decks, fences, planter boxes, woodpiles, landscaping, and railroad ties where ants may build nests

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