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Advion Fire Ant Bait Insecticide

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ADVION fire ant bait may be used to control imported fire ants, big headed ants, pavement ants and turf-grass ants in non-crop/non-grazed areas such as residential lawns, golf courses, recreational areas, industrial sites and other similar areas where imported fire ants, big headed ants, pavement ants and turf-grass ants are found. Refer to the Use Rate table for specific treatment site examples where this product may be used to control imported fire ants.


Target Pests

Imported fire ants Bigheaded ants and Pavement ants

For Use In

Commercial and Residential Lawns Golf Courses Recreational areas and other Non-Crop areas


1.5 lb per acre

0.5 oz per 1,000 sq ft

When to apply:

1. ADVION fire ant bait should be applied at the first sign of fire ant, bigheaded ant or pavement ant activity.

2.  Applications may be made at any time of the day, but are more effective when ants are actively foraging, usually when the soil surface temperature is above 60 degrees.

3.  Up to 4 applications of ADVION fire ant bait may be applied per year. These are generally applied at 12 to 16 week intervals. However, rainfall or irrigation within 2 to 3 hours after application may reduce the effectiveness of ADVION fire ant bait and a repeat application within 7 days may be necessary to achieve the desired level of control.

4.  Do not apply if the area to be treated is wet with dew, irrigation or rainfall. 

Time to Kill

Results in 24-72 hours

Effective on all life stages

Active Ingredient

Indoxacarb 0.045%


Advion fire ant bait effective and fast acting. Combined with an alluring formulation, Advion ensures control of imported fire ants in 24-72 hours for fast colony control.

Key Features

  • Colony control
  • Broadcast or mound treatment
  • Recreation areas
  • Institutional or private service areas
  • Other noncrop/nongrazed areas

Precaution: Compatibility studies with other pesticides, fertilizers, and other biologically active materials have not been completed. Do not apply in combination with other materials. Do not formulate this product into other end-use products.

How To


1.  Broadcast Treatments: Make application with broadcast equipment capable of applying 1.5 pounds of ADVION fire ant bait per acre. Calibrate and adjust equipment prior to application to ensure that the proper rate of product will be applied. Retreat after 12-16 weeks if needed.

2  Individual Mound Treatments: Do not disturb the mound. Do not apply to tops of mound. Apply 4 level tablespoons (0.5 oz) of ADVION fire ant bait per mound, uniformly distributing the product 3-4 feet around the mound. Retreat after 12-16 weeks if needed. Individual mound treatments.

Advion Fire Ant Bait Insecticide

Advion Fire Ant Bait

If you want to deal with a fire ant infestation and wipe them out quickly, Advion Fire Ant Bait may be your best best. Advion Fire Ant Bait is one of the most rapidly effective baits on the pest control market to eliminating fire ants. Advion can wipe out fire ants in as little as 2 or 3 days; killing the entire fire ant colony. Advion Fire Ant Bait may be labeled mainly for fireants, it has been proven to control Bigheaded ants and Pavement ants as well.


Advion Fire Ant Bait contains indoxacarb, a revolutionary new active ingredient which comes from the oxadiazine class of chemicals. Indoxacarb works by blocking nerve sodium channels in insects' bodies, leading to dehydration and death.


Application Times For Advion Fire Ant Bait

The best time to apply Advion Fire Ant Bait is either early in the morning or in the evenings. It is during these peak times that fire ants are usually foraging for food. This fire ant bait may be scattered as a broadcast treatment or used on individual mounds.


Tips for Applying Advion Fire Ant Bait

1. Apply Advion Fire Ant Bait once you discover fire ants, bigheaded or pavement ants. 
2. When baiting for fire ants, it is most effective when the soil is at least 60 degrees and ants are busy foraging for food. "Picnic' weather is an ideal time for treatment.
3. According to the label, you may repeat applications up to 4 times a year, usually 12 to 16 week intervals. 
4. If it rains within 4 hours, Advion Fire Ant Bait would not work as well, so wait for the forecast to show no rain for a couple days.


Advion Fire Ant Bait Key Product Features

  • - Fast acting and powerful ingredient which can totally kill off fire ant colony
  • - Controls fire ants in a matter of days
  • - Attacks fire ant at any stage of life.
  • - Broadcast or mound treatment
  • - Pet and Children Safe when used as directed

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Advion Fire Ant Bait
By far the best bait I have ever used. And with living next to the woods and a pond, my house looks like heaven to ants.
February 23, 2015

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