ANTS in enclosure ++++ - help!

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  1. RubyG

    RubyG Not so new Member

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    Hey all, recently a whole lot of ants have moved into my bredli snake's enclosure.. :(
    I emptied the entire thing and cleaned it out but they're still there (hiding in the walls I guess while I was cleaning)…
    Has anyone else had this problem?
    Is there anything I can use to get rid of the ants that won't hurt my snake?
    Cheers
     
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    RedFox Very Well-Known Member

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    You could bug bomb the room if you are having issues. Obviously the python and its water bowl would have to be removed for a few hours.
     
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    Get a drinking straw and put some ant rid in it and put the straw along the edge closest to the ants and then cover with the substrate, i had the same problem with those horrible little black ants trying to get to the water in my big girls enclosure, the ant rid fixed it. :) .....................................Ron
     
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    Wipe outside of enclosure with peppermint essence as a deterrent.
     
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    Use top of descent mite spray. Doesn't harm your reptiles and kills all bugs. I've never had mites but I keep several cans on hand for killing ants, cockroaches etc in the rep room
     
  6. bdav70

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    I have Ants in my enclosure also. Stimsoni to be exact.

    Ba-dum-tish! (sorry couldn't resist)
     
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