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Old 12-01-2016, 11:02 AM
Jackmannii Jackmannii is offline
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Originally Posted by carnivorousplant View Post
An article says that crazy ants are displacing fire ants, and that droughts and hard freezes kill fire ants.
Have there been any hard freezes in Miami ?
If droughts and hard freezes were fatal to fire ants, there'd be very few of them in Texas. Unfortunately, they withstand both conditions very well.

And yes, fire ants are attracted to things electrical. When I lived in SE Texas, I'd sometimes see them entering the house through AC sockets.