The Terro ant baits are sugar water and boric acid.Borax is a great ant killer. You mix it with something that ants find tasty (jelly, peanut butter, cat food).
Do some lure tests to find out what kind of ant palate you are dealing with, at a distance from the tort habitat. Once you know what kind of food your colony likes, you can mix the lure food with borax.
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Here in SC we use dry grits. It works but can take a few applications. I use the food grade DE and it has worked for my tortoise yards.I've read in a number of places that oatmeal is recommended. They eat it, drink, and the oatmeal expands and kills them.
I have no idea if it works.