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Reevak
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Lighting

Post: # 14984Post Reevak
Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:40 pm

I thought that ants dislike the light and prefer the dark, so doesn't this mean that the Omni Nests will irritate ant colonies? I also heard that ants cant see red light so is there a way to cover an Omni Nest in a sheet of red plastic to make them think it is dark? And if so, where would you get this? Thanks
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Re: Lighting

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Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:53 pm

As far as I know some ants will adjust and some will be stubborn.

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Re: Lighting

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Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:52 pm

Reevak wrote:I thought that ants dislike the light and prefer the dark, so doesn't this mean that the Omni Nests will irritate ant colonies? I also heard that ants cant see red light so is there a way to cover an Omni Nest in a sheet of red plastic to make them think it is dark? And if so, where would you get this? Thanks
I have used red photographic sheets. I can't remember where I got them though?? :(
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Re: Lighting

Post: # 15012Post Serafine
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:08 am

Just use red acetate foil. It's available in pretty much any size and you can cut it with scissors.
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