What ants eat? And why it matters!

One of the main considerations when it comes to dealing with pests is their food source. Know what they eat, equates to know what attracts them. The same is true for ants and with most of their species being omnivores (it means they feed on animal and plant matter) it means there is enough food for them to choose from.

What ants eat and will eat if they find pieces of it lying around:

Did you know that ants have different feeding patterns during the year?

When it starts getting colder ants prefer going after high protein foods such as nuts and biltong. So you better make sure to hide it away in air tight containers. In spring time ants have a bit of a sweet tooth.

How can I reduce the chance of ants looking for food in my kitchen?

If you have followed all of the above mentioned steps to control your ant infestation in Port Elizabeth and still need help contact us.