Pharaohs Ants Pharaohs Ants
Nest location is generally deep seated in cavities in heated buildings and are associated with humid conditions. Colony size can vary greatly from a few dozen to 300,000 individuals. Pharaohs ants prefer high protein foods such as meat, fats, blood and dead insects.
The only successful way to control an infestation is through baiting with an insect growth regulatory product, which will eventually lead to the multi queen colony becoming sterile. Spraying is a no no as this will cause the colony to break up and form many new ones thus compounding the problem.