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TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits

Model #: T1806

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  • Ideal for large ant infestations - 3 times more bait than the T1812 TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait Stakes
  • Flexible placement without stakes: on decks, or in garages, or basements
  • Contains 6 oz of liquid ant bait (1 oz. per station)
  • Attracts and kills all common household ants
  • Pre-filled & ready-to-use
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Product Description:

TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits attract and kill common household ants.

To use this outdoor liquid ant bait, simply place the pre-filled, ready-to-use liquid bait stations outdoors in areas where ants are observed and, if desired, secure the baits with the stakes provided. The patented outdoor ant baits prevent the liquid bait from drying out, providing the ants with a continuous supply of food, day and night. Ants typically follow defined trails from the nest to food or water. Placing the outdoor ant baits close to these trails will improve control.

How Does This Outside Ant Control Work?

While the active ingredient in TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits will ultimately kill the worker ant, this outdoor ant bait interferes with the ant's digestive system and works slowly enough that the worker has time to get back and share the ant bait with the rest of the colony. This slow kill is needed to allow time for the foraging ants to make several trips to the outdoor ant bait stations and deliver enough bait to the rest of the colony. Baiting enables you to get rid of both the ants you see and the ants you don’t. Complete control may take up to two weeks.

View video for tips on how to easily and effectively kill common household ants with TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits:


Product Features

  • Kills ants outside before they get inside
  • Ideal for large ant infestations
  • Pre-filled bait stations are ready-to-use
  • Kills the ants you see and the ants you don't
  • Patented station protects the bait from the elements, prevents it from drying out
  • Flexible placement in the ground using the stakes or on decks, or in garages or basements without using the stakes
  • What’s in the Box

  • Six pre-filled liquid bait stations
  • Stakes to secure bait stations in ground
  • Specifications

  • Six outdoor liquid ant baits
  • 6 oz of liquid ant bait (1 oz per station)
  • Contains sodium tetraborate decahydrate (Borax) (5.40%) and other ingredients (94.60%)
  • Reviews

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    TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits is rated 4.878048780487805 out of 5 by 41.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for those tiny ants I was so glad when my friend told me about these. They are the best thing we have used to keep those tiny ants out of our house. They last and we put around permineter of our house and have had no problem since. Last at least 3 months.
    Date published: 2016-07-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Easy to use, I put it out about 4 days ago and most of the ants are gone just a few left, but still have a little liquid left in it. They shipped out right away. This product works great and I will recommend this to friends and family.
    Date published: 2016-07-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect Just what I wanted to get to help control and get rid of ants So they stay out of my house
    Date published: 2016-06-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Liquid ant bait Just want to say these bait traps for ants are the best, I will be using them each year from now on to control all ants....Thanks
    Date published: 2016-06-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Swear by it..
    Date published: 2016-05-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great as always! We bought this for our ant infestation and within about a week they had already disappeared. We will keep using Terro.
    Date published: 2016-05-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terro liquid ant baits work like a charm! The ants seem to be attracted to this stuff more so than anything else I've tried.
    Date published: 2016-05-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Works I have a new Swim against a Pump pool and am spending much more time in the backyard. The ant beds were numerous. I tried several different treatments and they did not work. I put about 5 Terro Liquid Ant Baits around my almost acre yard and I don't have fire ants anymore. This seems to work. It took about 4 days. I am only in the second week but I am very impressed.
    Date published: 2016-04-13
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    Can the outdoor terro ant baits be used indoors? Also does it kill carpenter ants? I put two baits near the window where I saw the ants but still no ants have come for the bait? Does it take a day or two for it to attract the ants?

    Asked by: Wendy
    These bait stations contain the same liquid as our indoor bait stations and can be used indoors if desired. Carpenter ants typically do not have a sweet based diet. To effectively fight against them, we recommend our TERRO® Carpenter Ant & Termite Killer products.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2016-01-26

    What would you suggest for fire ants?

    Asked by: Sirsteven
    The liquid ant bait would not be recommended for controlling fire ants. As an alternative, we would recommend the TERRO® Ant Killer Plus (T901-6) and TERRO® Ant Dust (T600).
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-12-09

    Exterminator found and dusted and sprayed a colony of Carpenter Ants. Killed thousands. I found 1 carpenter ant in my home with wings. A week later I found one in my home without wings. What is the best product solution for inside and outside for Carp.Ant

    Asked by: livewire
    For carpenter ants we would recommend a contact killer such as a spray, dust or granular product.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-09-15

    Can you comment on recommendations or potential problems regarding pets in the areas you'd like to put stakes and this product?

    Asked by: Mathew
    The bait stations should be placed in areas that are inaccessible to pets.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-07-29

    I recently purchased these traps and the ants started to enter for about a day, but seem to be filling the entry points with debris(small pieces of grass, dirt, etc) blocking entryway to other ants. Is this normal?

    Asked by: Nick87
    This is common as the ants try to "bury" the bait for later use since they view it as a food source. We would not recommend disturbing the bait unless they block the entrance.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-07-29

    If I don't want to use Terro Liquid Indoor Baits (due to the mess of ants in kitchen), can I use Terro Outdoor Baits instead and will it be just as effective?

    Asked by: J9Hawaii
    Both the indoor and outdoor bait stations contain the same proven formula. If preferred, the outdoor stations can be used indoors as well.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-07-27

    Can Terro Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait be used in conjunction with an outdoor spray and outdoor granules for white footed ants in Hawaii? Is one more effective than the other?

    Asked by: J9Hawaii
    For best results, we recommend using our TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits or TERRO® Perimeter Ant Bait Plus, model T2600 first, to eliminate the ants back at their colony. Once the colony has been eliminated, a contact killing spray or granule can be used to provide long lasting protection to stop other colonies from establishing on your property.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-07-27

    if i'm still seeing ant activity in the traps, is there still liquid bait available to them? i am seeing a lot of dead ants in the traps, as well, so i'm not sure what to think about how much bait is left. when should i replace them with fresh traps?

    Asked by: sydd
    We recommend replacing the baits every three months. If there are ants coming to the bait that would be a good sign they are able to consume the bait.
    Answered by: Consumer Relations
    Date published: 2015-07-11
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    All About


    There are more than 10,000 known species of ants living throughout the world. Like other insects, they have six legs; each with three joints. Ants have large heads with compound eyes, elbowed antennae and powerful jaws. Ants are social insects that live in structured nest communities throughout the world. The species of ant determines whether they live underground, in mounds built at ground level, in wood structures or in plants or trees.

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    What’s the difference between liquid and gel ant baits?

    It’s a little known fact that adult worker ants cannot digest solid food (bait). Their anatomy is designed for transporting and digesting liquids only. Solid foods must be carried back to the colony for additional processing by the larvae stage. Liquid baits exploit this unique physiology by making it easy for ants to transport the liquid bait back to the rest of the colony, including the queen, larvae and other workers.

    I just placed several TERRO Liquid Ant Baits on my deck and it’s attracting more ants, not killing them! What’s going on?

    You have nothing to worry about! Initially, you will see more ants. As ant foragers look for food, they are attracted to the sweet liquid in the bait which they consume and carry back to feed to the rest of the colony. On the way back to the nest, the ants drop what it called a ‘trail pheromone’, letting the other ants know where the tasty food supply is. In turn, these ants follow the trail to the bait which explains why you initially see more ants.

    The active ingredient in the bait interferes with the ants' digestive systems, eventually killing the ants within 24-48 hours after consumption. This slow kill gives the worker ants enough to get back and share the bait with the colony. Baiting is the only way to successfully wipe out the ants you see and the thousands you don’t.

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