Using Boric Acid Syrup on Ants

What does boric acid syrup and water mixed together do to the ants when consumed and taken back to colony? Thanks.

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June 15, 20130 found this helpful
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It kills them. Boric acid attacks the central nervous system.

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June 4, 20160 found this helpful
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The borax is a salt and when the ants take it back to their nest it is given to the youngsters. Their exoskeletons crack and therefore they die.

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