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Whats a good way to prevent ants from scurrying into water jugs

Post by abbby » Sun, 23 May 2021 4:47 pm

Is there any way to prevent ants from getting into the water jugs?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 23 May 2021 6:07 pm

saran wrap? I really don't know as I've never seen any ants in our water jugs, but then again, I keep them in the fridge.
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Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 23 May 2021 10:21 pm

abbby wrote:
Sun, 23 May 2021 4:47 pm
Is there any way to prevent ants from getting into the water jugs?
This should be helpful.

https://www.quora.com/Ants-keep-crawlin ... p-them-out

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Post by abbby » Fri, 28 May 2021 2:48 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Whats a good way to prevent ants from scurrying into water jugs

Post by bro75 » Sat, 29 May 2021 8:54 am

This is a problem with my nespresso machine. The water container attracts ants. Sometimes i am too lazy to check and probably drank my coffee with the added "protein".

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Post by Lisafuller » Sat, 29 May 2021 1:52 pm

bro75 wrote:
Sat, 29 May 2021 8:54 am
This is a problem with my nespresso machine. The water container attracts ants. Sometimes i am too lazy to check and probably drank my coffee with the added "protein".
Hahaha, scientists are saying ants and other insects are a sustainable proteins source for the future. Make sure the container is clean and you don’t leave stagnant water.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 29 May 2021 3:13 pm

Anybody remember the movie (1973) starring Steve McQueen as Henri Charrière ("Papillon"). It was a documented fact that Henri Charrière survived Devil's Island by eating cockroaches (which are 90% pure protein).

I've been eating crisp-fried mealworms off & on as a snack if I see them. I've also tried most of the edible "snacks" in Thailand as well, but most only when drunk on Mekong Whiskey. LOL
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Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 30 May 2021 1:33 am

I had the chance to try crickets and tarantulas when I was in Cambodia a couple years back. Passed on it at the time because it freaked me out, but if I’m ever back I’ll definitely give it a go.

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