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Way too many ants

I live in the middle of New Mexico and have a problem with small black ants. alot of locals call them sugar ants - i call them a menace. i need a way to get ride of them without hurting my hummingbird feeders? Thanks
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Ants are a tough one to deter from getting in the hummingbird feeder. One of the most effective methods is to purchase (or make) an ant moat and hang your feeder from that. It's essentially a water-filled dish.

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