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by asgarpet
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: 3d printing ant nest?
Replies: 15
Views: 1990

Re: 3d printing ant nest?

Hey, After longs hours of printing, here is the result : http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr3/asgarpet/Myrmica%20Rubra/DSC_0247_zpsj7jczppk.jpg http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr3/asgarpet/Myrmica%20Rubra/DSC_0246_zpsfx8j5igp.jpg I must print the pieces for the tube fitting, add steel grid, a g...
by asgarpet
Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Myrmica Rubra colony
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Myrmica Rubra colony

I just use honey purchased from the grocery store, regular ole honey from honey bees. I get a bit on the end of a toothpick and let it ooze onto a piece of foil.
Ok thank's ooper01 i will try this !
by asgarpet
Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:26 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Myrmica Rubra colony
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Myrmica Rubra colony

Great little colony! You could try a bit of honey on a piece of aluminum foil as another source of sugar.
I tried honey water. My ants don't seem to like it... What type of honey should i use ?
by asgarpet
Sun Mar 13, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Myrmica Rubra colony
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Myrmica Rubra colony

Hi guys ! I had this colony since september 2015 and I would like to share you some pics and some details of their life. So like i said i hab this colony from a firnd of me in september 2015. They passed the winter in my fridge for hibernation. I woke upp them 3 weeks ago now. I was wondering a bit ...
by asgarpet
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: 3d printing ant nest?
Replies: 15
Views: 1990

Re: 3d printing ant nest?

Hi everyone !

I just begin to print my future nest !

Here is a picture of it :
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Enjoy !
by asgarpet
Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: 3d printing ant nest?
Replies: 15
Views: 1990

Re: 3d printing ant nest?

Hi guys ! I'm working on a 3d print project since a few months. I bought a cheep Chinese 3d printer at 250$. That's amazing !! But obviously it take a lot of time to calibrate it. And if you want to have very good results you need to make some upgrades. But it is always cheeper then buy a brand mode...
by asgarpet
Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation is comming
Replies: 8
Views: 333

Re: Hibernation is comming

Hey !
I come back home this afternoon and i was surprised to see that all the colony moved into the new test tube.

Just need to be patiant :lol:
by asgarpet
Wed Oct 14, 2015 5:30 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation is comming
Replies: 8
Views: 333

Re: Hibernation is comming

there is a vid to show you how to change tube setups, ive done it it works. Wich videos do you mean ? Video from AntsCanada YouTube channel ? yes its on there I just made the same that is describe on the video. Put the test tube colony under light and the new test tube cover with paper to simulate ...
by asgarpet
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation is comming
Replies: 8
Views: 333

Re: Hibernation is comming

GriffinAnt wrote:there is a vid to show you how to change tube setups, ive done it it works.

Wich videos do you mean ? Video from AntsCanada YouTube channel ?
by asgarpet
Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:35 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation is comming
Replies: 8
Views: 333

Hibernation is comming

Hi every one ! I'm just a bit worried about hibernation. My ants are in the test tube and seems to slow down their activity and they don't move a lot now. The water portion of the test will be finish soon. I have to put the ants on a new test tube for winter. How can i change the test tube if my ant...