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Optigard Ant Gel Bait - 4 Tubes

Product questions and answers

    How much should you use to control ants?
  1. 0 votes
    Q How much should you use to control ants? answer now
    Asked on August 9, 2023 3:58 PM
    A

    When applying Optigard Ant Gel Bait, you will want to use up to 1 gram of bait per application, about the size of a pen head should do the trick.  Always follow the label for complete instructions.  Place the Optigard Ant Bait along ant trails or where ants are seen, if possible.

  2. How long does the bait keep working?
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    Q How long does the bait keep working? answer now
    Asked on August 9, 2023 3:35 PM
    A

    Optigard Ant Gel Bait will stay attractive to ants for up to 2 weeks, after that you will want to replace the old bait with new bait.

  4. Is this a sugar based gel?
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    Q Is this a sugar based gel? answer now
    Asked on August 9, 2023 3:32 PM
    A Yes, Optigard Ant Gel Bait is a highly attractive sugar based gel bait
  6. Will Optigard Ant Gel Bait work on harvester ants?
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    Q Will Optigard Ant Gel Bait work on harvester ants? answer now
    Asked on June 27, 2023 9:45 PM
    A

    No, Optigard Ant Gel Bait is not labeled for harvester ants.

  8. How many come in a pack?
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    Q How many come in a pack? answer now
    Asked on June 27, 2023 9:39 PM
    A Each Optigard box contains 4 tubes each tube containing 30 grams.
  10. How long does it take to kill the ants?
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    Q How long does it take to kill the ants? answer now
    Asked on June 27, 2023 9:36 PM
    A

    Optigard Ant Gel Bait typically takes 1 week for an ant colony knockdown.

  12. Can I use this with an insecticide spray?
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    Q Can I use this with an insecticide spray? answer now
    Asked on April 13, 2023 2:12 PM
    A

    Yes, you can use Optigard Ant Gel Bait with an insecticide spray. You will want to spray the non-repellant insecticide first, allow that to dry then use the Optigard Bait. This way you won't contaminate the gel bait.

  14. What is the difference between Optigard Ant Gel Bait and Advion Ant Gel Bait?
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    Q What is the difference between Optigard Ant Gel Bait and Advion Ant Gel Bait? answer now
    Asked on April 13, 2023 2:02 PM
    A While both Optigard and Advion Ant Gel Baits are highly effective, they contain distinct attractants and nutrients that taste different to ants. This makes baiting for ants successful if they are finicky eaters.
  16. Can this be used with a bait gun?
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    Q Can this be used with a bait gun? answer now
    Asked on April 13, 2023 1:56 PM
    A Yes, you can either use Optigard Ant Gel Bait with the provided plunger or with a bait gun.
  18. Can this be used indoors and outdoors?
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    Q Can this be used indoors and outdoors? answer now
    Asked on April 13, 2023 1:48 PM
    A Yes, Optigard Ant Gel is labeled for indoor and outdoor ant control.

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Optigard Ant Gel Bait

Order Before 2:00pm PST For Same Day Shipping!
Most Items are received within 2-4 days of ordering!
FOR LARGE ORDERS, PLEASE EMAIL: CONTACT@HOWTOPEST.COM OR CALL 877-708-1974

$39.75

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Optigard Ant Gel Bait is known for its clear gel formulation that ants are attracted to and is easy for them to consume.  It has proven to be accepted and palatable to a wide variety of ants.  The powerful active ingredient, Thiamethoxam, controls the worker ants, the brood and queen ants to ensure that the full colony is eliminated.   The sugar-based gel matrix of Optigard Ant Gel Bait is highly attractive to ants which makes it extremely effective.

Product Features:

  • Fast colony knockdown, typically within 1 week.
  • Its extremely palatable formula is readily transferred throughout the entire ant colony.
  • Conveniently packaged in a ready-to-use syringe with plunger.
  • Stainless, odorless bait will hold its shape without running.
  • Can be applied in cracks and crevices and is approved for use indoors and outdoors.

Size:

  • (4) x 30 Gram Tubes
This Item Does Not Ship To: NY

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Description

Product Alternatives:  Advion Ant Gel Bait, Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel
EPA Registration No.: 100-1260
Active Ingredient: Thiamethoxam – 0.01%
Use Information:

Optigard Ant Gel Bait is designed for the control of ants: excluding fire, harvester and Pharaoh ants. Attractiveness of the bait to ants is enhanced by its high moisture retention properties and the bait will remain attractive for at least two weeks following bait deployment. This bait takes advantage of ant trophallaxis (regurgitation) allowing for transfer of
active ingredient throughout the colony. Ants that feed on the gel will return to their nest and transfer the bait to the queen and their young, thereby killing the queen, the young and the entire colony. Dead ants should begin to appear within days after ants have begun feeding on the bait. Substantial reduction in ants foraging should be seen within a few days to a week. For effective management of certain ant species such as Argentine ant, reduction of food sources (such as honeydew-producing insects like aphids) near entry points around the structure is critical. Long term control is most effectively obtained with a combination of methods for ant management.

Directions For Use:

Bait Application:

Apply using the syringe applicator or a bait injector. Apply bait in cracks, crevices, corners and out-of-theway places, such as under and behind kitchen appliances and baseboards, under sinks, around window and door frames, pipes and water heater and in the attic, crawl space and garage. Place multiple application spots of gel where ants are observed actively
foraging or entering the structure. If the area to be treated has been recently treated with insecticide, thoroughly clean the area before applying this bait. Do not spray insecticide over gel as this may cause the bait to become repellent. Do not apply to areas that are routinely washed (such as countertops) as bait may be removed or diluted and spread onto the surface.

Indoor Use:

Visually inspect for the presence of ants and place this product in areas where ants are seen. Optimal locations for bait placement are the active points of entry and areas with potential high moisture including: wall voids, cracks and crevices in kitchens and bathrooms, under sinks, window sills and door frames, screen vents, attics, crawl spaces and garages. In areas of excessive foraging activity, place bait in several locations near the point of entry. Do not place bait in areas that are routinely washed, as washing will remove or dilute bait. Do not treat food preparation surfaces. During follow-up visits inspect placements and reapply as needed.

Outdoor Use:

Place bait on, into or adjacent to structures where ants are observed, adjacent to ant trails and to areas suspected of ant activity. Optimal locations for bait placement are points of entry into the structure and areas with potential periods of high moisture such as: soffits, eaves, weep holes, and where pipes and wires enter the structure. Exposure to direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold and water may reduce length of bait effectiveness. Bait may also be placed outdoors into refillable tamper-resistant bait stations. Close tamper-resistant stations securely after application. During follow-up visits inspect placements and reapply as needed.

 

Not Labeled For Control Of: Fire Ants, Harvester Ants and Pharoah Ants

 

Additional information

Size

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Active Ingredient

Thiamethoxam – 0.01%

Target Pests

  • Ants
  • Argentine Ants
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Ghost Ants
  • Acrobat Ants
  • Big Headed Ants
  • Black Garden Ants
  • Field Ants
  • Crazy Ants
  • Cornfield Ants
  • Honey Ants

Not Labeled For Control Of: Fire Ants, Harvester Ants and Pharoah Ants

For Use In

For Use in Commercial, Industrial and Residential Areas. Indoors and Outdoors

Use sites include residential areas and institutional, warehousing and commercial establishments (including warehouses, restaurants, food processing plants, supermarkets, hospitals, nursing homes, motels, hotels, schools, apartments, aircraft, buses, boats/ships, trains).

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Optigard Ant Gel Bait - 4 Tubes

Optigard Ant Gel Bait

Order Before 2:00pm PST For Same Day Shipping!
Most Items are received within 2-4 days of ordering!
FOR LARGE ORDERS, PLEASE EMAIL: CONTACT@HOWTOPEST.COM OR CALL 877-708-1974

Fast Free Shipping!

Optigard Ant Gel Bait is known for its clear gel formulation that ants are attracted to and is easy for them to consume.  It has proven to be accepted and palatable to a wide variety of ants.  The powerful active ingredient, Thiamethoxam, controls the worker ants, the brood and queen ants to ensure that the full colony is eliminated.   The sugar-based gel matrix of Optigard Ant Gel Bait is highly attractive to ants which makes it extremely effective.

Product Features:

  • Fast colony knockdown, typically within 1 week.
  • Its extremely palatable formula is readily transferred throughout the entire ant colony.
  • Conveniently packaged in a ready-to-use syringe with plunger.
  • Stainless, odorless bait will hold its shape without running.
  • Can be applied in cracks and crevices and is approved for use indoors and outdoors.

Size:

  • (4) x 30 Gram Tubes
This Item Does Not Ship To: NY

$39.75

CUSTOMERS ALSO BOUGHT:
-
+
$57.20
Advion Ant Gel Bait
Size
-
+
$34.95$154.50
-
+
$29.16

Description

Product Alternatives:  Advion Ant Gel Bait, Maxforce Fleet Ant Bait Gel
EPA Registration No.: 100-1260
Active Ingredient: Thiamethoxam – 0.01%
Use Information:

Optigard Ant Gel Bait is designed for the control of ants: excluding fire, harvester and Pharaoh ants. Attractiveness of the bait to ants is enhanced by its high moisture retention properties and the bait will remain attractive for at least two weeks following bait deployment. This bait takes advantage of ant trophallaxis (regurgitation) allowing for transfer of
active ingredient throughout the colony. Ants that feed on the gel will return to their nest and transfer the bait to the queen and their young, thereby killing the queen, the young and the entire colony. Dead ants should begin to appear within days after ants have begun feeding on the bait. Substantial reduction in ants foraging should be seen within a few days to a week. For effective management of certain ant species such as Argentine ant, reduction of food sources (such as honeydew-producing insects like aphids) near entry points around the structure is critical. Long term control is most effectively obtained with a combination of methods for ant management.

Directions For Use:

Bait Application:

Apply using the syringe applicator or a bait injector. Apply bait in cracks, crevices, corners and out-of-theway places, such as under and behind kitchen appliances and baseboards, under sinks, around window and door frames, pipes and water heater and in the attic, crawl space and garage. Place multiple application spots of gel where ants are observed actively
foraging or entering the structure. If the area to be treated has been recently treated with insecticide, thoroughly clean the area before applying this bait. Do not spray insecticide over gel as this may cause the bait to become repellent. Do not apply to areas that are routinely washed (such as countertops) as bait may be removed or diluted and spread onto the surface.

Indoor Use:

Visually inspect for the presence of ants and place this product in areas where ants are seen. Optimal locations for bait placement are the active points of entry and areas with potential high moisture including: wall voids, cracks and crevices in kitchens and bathrooms, under sinks, window sills and door frames, screen vents, attics, crawl spaces and garages. In areas of excessive foraging activity, place bait in several locations near the point of entry. Do not place bait in areas that are routinely washed, as washing will remove or dilute bait. Do not treat food preparation surfaces. During follow-up visits inspect placements and reapply as needed.

Outdoor Use:

Place bait on, into or adjacent to structures where ants are observed, adjacent to ant trails and to areas suspected of ant activity. Optimal locations for bait placement are points of entry into the structure and areas with potential periods of high moisture such as: soffits, eaves, weep holes, and where pipes and wires enter the structure. Exposure to direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold and water may reduce length of bait effectiveness. Bait may also be placed outdoors into refillable tamper-resistant bait stations. Close tamper-resistant stations securely after application. During follow-up visits inspect placements and reapply as needed.

 

Not Labeled For Control Of: Fire Ants, Harvester Ants and Pharoah Ants

 

Additional information

Size

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Active Ingredient

Thiamethoxam – 0.01%

Target Pests

  • Ants
  • Argentine Ants
  • Carpenter Ants
  • Ghost Ants
  • Acrobat Ants
  • Big Headed Ants
  • Black Garden Ants
  • Field Ants
  • Crazy Ants
  • Cornfield Ants
  • Honey Ants

Not Labeled For Control Of: Fire Ants, Harvester Ants and Pharoah Ants

For Use In

For Use in Commercial, Industrial and Residential Areas. Indoors and Outdoors

Use sites include residential areas and institutional, warehousing and commercial establishments (including warehouses, restaurants, food processing plants, supermarkets, hospitals, nursing homes, motels, hotels, schools, apartments, aircraft, buses, boats/ships, trains).

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