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by Martin
Mon May 01, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Possible stackable nest design?
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Possible stackable nest design?

Looks cool :) any ideas how to clip it together? ;)
by Martin
Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Diameter of ant tunnels
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: Diameter of ant tunnels

For e.g. Camp. Ligniperda is 5mm fine, but we are talking about hole. If it is longer tube I would recommend at least 6mm as Batspiderfish said:)
good luck ;)
by Martin
Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: How good are Camponotus at chewing through plastics?
Replies: 8
Views: 413

Re: How good are Camponotus at chewing through plastics?

Hello Serafine,
Camponotus sp.can chew through cork, but deffinitely not plastics. ABS, PET and other tipycal plastics are fine. 8-)
by Martin
Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Camponotus Formicarium Suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Camponotus Formicarium Suggestions

Hello, I have to say that I prefere cork - just because it's more natural :) It can mold very easily, but I think that the ants are able to solve it themselves, especially if the colony is bigger...
by Martin
Sat May 07, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Making a formicarium feel more like home
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Making a formicarium feel more like home

Hello,
I keep Camponotus in a cork nest and I think it is the best option for them :) They are able to dig and the humidity is easy to maintain at certain level. Smaller - no digging species can't dig, but it is a good compromise between soil and plastic anyway ;)
by Martin
Thu May 05, 2016 7:13 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: 3d printing ant nest?
Replies: 15
Views: 1983

Re: 3d printing ant nest?

It looks amazing! How big is the printing area?
But honesly I prefere to put my ants to more natural materials like cork :)
by Martin
Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: 3d printing ant nest?
Replies: 15
Views: 1983

Re: 3d printing ant nest?

If anybody needed some help with 3D printing and creating a 3D models I can help. :) I'm making my own nests and friend of mine has a good 3Dprinter. Just let me know and we could work out your own nest ;) :ugeek: