Getting Rid of Termites with Ants and Nematodes

Lions, Sharks & Ants – Top of Food Chain

By on April 15, 2014
Nematodes kill termites

Question

I’ve heard that certain types of ants eat termites/eggs. Is this true? If so, would you want to keep that type around?

Coleen

Answer

Ants are a common natural predator of termites. Ants often attack and take over entire termite colonies. Fire ants, legionary ants, and wood ants all prey on chimney building and wood dwelling termites. Some ants inhabit conquered colonies of termites and are often mistakenly blamed for damage to homes. By the way, nematodes are also a great way to rid your property of termites. Nematodes can be purchased on line

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