is a Fish tank better or a plastic container and is soil better

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is a Fish tank better or a plastic container and is soil better

Post: # 18818Post XxStrongHeroxX
Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:46 pm

is a fish tank for solenopsis invicta better than a plastic tub? and is it better to use dirt than a fromicarium
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Re: is a Fish tank better or a plastic container and is soil better

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Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:48 am

You'll have hard time attaching the glass tank to anything else because for plastic you just drill a hole whenever

And it's said it's more natural to have the ants dig in soil than having them in a formicarium but they will also be harder to study

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Re: is a Fish tank better or a plastic container and is soil better

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Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:32 pm

Fulkol wrote:
Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:48 am
You'll have hard time attaching the glass tank to anything else because for plastic you just drill a hole whenever

And it's said it's more natural to have the ants dig in soil than having them in a formicarium but they will also be harder to study
You can drill all glass tanks. But you need to be 100% sure that it is all glass.
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Re: is a Fish tank better or a plastic container and is soil better

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Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:35 am

Solenopsis invicta definitely needs something that can be expanded. They have a habbit of rapidly exploding out of their setups.
They'll probably like soil most but can live in other nests as well as long as they're humid enough.
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