|Published:||Dec 26, 2012 5:44 PM EST|
|Updated:||Dec 26, 2012 5:53 PM EST|
FORT MYERS, Fla.- John Goll is the owner of Pestmasters. He said he's getting about ten calls a month from people who need help getting rid of millions of these ants.
Goll said, "They reproduce fast and tend to take over a property."
He said getting them under control is extremely difficult. Colonies are made up of millions of ants with many queens and they go through gallons of pesticide.
"We started to see them here in Fort Myers and in a few communities we service, " Goll said.
Pestmasters say the ants invaded 14 buildings at Heritage Palms in Fort Myers. The ants were also over-running some homes in the forum. They were first seen in texas in 2002. Since then they've spread out throughout the south.
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