Ant barrier

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ShAdOwFoDeAtH513
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Ant barrier

Post: # 55239Post ShAdOwFoDeAtH513
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:17 pm

Would calcium powder such as what is sold for lizard supplements work as an alt to baby powder? I am short on funds but have some calcium 2:1 phosphorus powder supplement for bearded dragons.

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antnest8
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Re: Ant barrier

Post: # 55253Post antnest8
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:45 pm

hmm It might. Though be careful with chemical's, Also if you have olive oil You could use that for a barrier.
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ClashOwenBash
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Re: Ant barrier

Post: # 55267Post ClashOwenBash
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:49 am

Baby powder can also work.
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