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Ficam Insect Bait

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Ficam is a granular insect bait for the control of many crawling pests. It is specially formulated for weather resistance and can be applied as a broadcast granular bait around the home or in bait stations inside the home. It is effective against roaches, crickets, silverfish, and other listed insects.

Target Pests

Ficam kills and controls ants cockroaches crickets earwigs silverfish snails and slugs.


Apply Ficam bait evenly to affectd areas at the rate of 2lbs per 1,000 square feet. You will want to broadcast a band of ficam insect bait in 2-4' bands around structures, trees, wood piles, and other locations where insects may nest.

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Time to Kill

Ficam can take up to 2 weeks to fully control insects as it is a bait which needs to be taken back to the nest and shared among the colony.

Active Ingredient

Orthoboric Acid 5%

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Ficam Insect Bait

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$20 for 5% of 1 pound of people boric acid? Why so expensive? I can get 5 lbs of 100% boric acid for this price.
Chris on Sep 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Ficam is a weatherized insect bait, with the active as Boric Acid, so you can buy boric acid which is used as a dust not a bait that will cause the insects on the outside of a structure to pick it up and ingest.
Is it safe for dogs?
Michael S on Jul 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This product is safe to use if you have dogs.
will it kill black ants
phil on May 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, This product will kill many different types of ant like Argentine, Carpenter, Thief, Pharaoh, Little Black, Pavement, Odorous House and Crazy Ants. The only ant that it will not work on is fire ants. Apply at a rate of 4 pounds per 1000 square feet (6 ounces or 1-1/4 cups per 100 square feet) of surface area.
Does it kill Scorpions?
A shopper on May 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, Ficam is not labeled to control Scorpions. This product is a ready-to-use, weather/moisture
resistant bait that controls and kills Ants (except fire
ants), Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Silverfish,
Snails and Slugs, specifically: ANTS: Argentine,
Carpenter, Thief, Pharaoh, Little Black, Pavement,
Odorous House and Crazy Ants. COCKROACHES:
Asian, American, Brown, Brown Banded, Smokey
Brown, German and Oriental Cockroaches.
CRICKETS: Camel, House, Field and Mole Crickets.
Do not contaminate this product with other

Would recommend using Cyzmic CS.

A boric acid solution was r commended to spray for wood bees. Will this work? And if so, what would be the ratio to use with water in the spray
Susan Z on May 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This will not work in the same way the Ficam is a bait and the insect have to ingest the bait for control
Pets, is it harmful to outside cats??
Jim C on Aug 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You will want to keep pets out of the area until the treatment is complete.

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Seems to have helped but only for a short time. Silverfish have still appeared after using aling baseboard.
August 19, 2017
1 year ago
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Is the Ficam the only product you used? Did you reapply?
August 21, 2017
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The Carpenter ant bait was fantastic! Killed a lot of ants.
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