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by Kristian
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Lasius Niger queen dismembered. What happened?
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Lasius Niger queen dismembered. What happened?

Hi, I have a small Lasius Niger colony of ~10 workers. They were living inside a test tube within terrarium. I decided to take the test tube out and just keep them there till I make a good formicarium. Today I was feeding them fruitflies, but 20 minutes later I noticed they haven't really touched th...
by Kristian
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Sealing components/parts inside the nest
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Sealing components/parts inside the nest

Hi, I'm making a small formicarium and I would like to put a few sensors and LCD in it, but I need to seal the components somehow. I purchased "PENOSIL Premium Greenhouse Silicone", but I'm not totally clear if it's safe. The package doesn't state anything about any additional components, but as far...
by Kristian
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Is epoxy safe?
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Is epoxy safe?

Hello, After many trails and errors I was finally able to make a somewhat decent model of formicarium in plaster. The obvious problem with plaster is that it's extremely fragile, therefor I let the model soak into epoxy a bit so it becomes rock hard. Now a week has passed, but I can still feel a ver...