Where to Find Outworld containers

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Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21952Post AntsAreAwesome
Sun May 28, 2017 7:43 pm

So I need an outworld container that I good for ants. I have not been able to find anything (online or in store) that has a gasket (or sealed decently well), clear, and tall enough for a barrier and some viewing area. What do you guys use, or would suggest using that is online or in a store that is pretty much everywhere? (Besides aquarium tanks)

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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21954Post Martialis
Sun May 28, 2017 7:44 pm

Your local grocery could work. Also, look up the container store.
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21961Post JackPayne
Sun May 28, 2017 8:41 pm

Glass tanks found in Aquariums or pet shops do well, also I haven't used these myself but I have heard of specifically designed containers t house crickets could be used.
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

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Sun May 28, 2017 9:29 pm

Martialis wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 7:44 pm
Your local grocery could work. Also, look up the container store.
I went to my local place and the cheapest one that somewhat meets my standards (besides the height) was $12 :| ...is that considered to be reasonable and/or cheap?
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21964Post AntsAreAwesome
Sun May 28, 2017 9:31 pm

JackPayne wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 8:41 pm
Glass tanks found in Aquariums or pet shops do well, also I haven't used these myself but I have heard of specifically designed containers t house crickets could be used.
Yea, maybe. I think the holes on the top would be to big though, unless I bought mesh. :)

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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21965Post JackPayne
Sun May 28, 2017 9:34 pm

AntsAreAwesome wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 9:31 pm
JackPayne wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 8:41 pm
Glass tanks found in Aquariums or pet shops do well, also I haven't used these myself but I have heard of specifically designed containers t house crickets could be used.
Yea, maybe. I think the holes on the top would be to big though, unless I bought mesh. :)
Yes'm but agian there's often a large variety of glass and plastic tanks.
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21967Post xTNxANTMANx
Sun May 28, 2017 9:48 pm

I use these round plastic containers from Wal-Mart they have a locking lid and with some work on the lid, I make it to where there is at least 3/4"-1" lip for my Fluon and I put my screen on top as extra precaution. They cost me anywhere from like $7-$15. With the different sizes, I can use them for starting colonies to bigger one's. I can take pics of you would like to see what I do to them exactly
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21968Post Martialis
Sun May 28, 2017 9:50 pm

AntsAreAwesome wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 9:29 pm
Martialis wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 7:44 pm
Your local grocery could work. Also, look up the container store.
I went to my local place and the cheapest one that somewhat meets my standards (besides the height) was $12 :| ...is that considered to be reasonable and/or cheap?
Ya, that is quite reasonable.
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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21970Post AntsAreAwesome
Sun May 28, 2017 10:31 pm

xTNxANTMANx wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 9:48 pm
I use these round plastic containers from Wal-Mart they have a locking lid and with some work on the lid, I make it to where there is at least 3/4"-1" lip for my Fluon and I put my screen on top as extra precaution. They cost me anywhere from like $7-$15. With the different sizes, I can use them for starting colonies to bigger one's. I can take pics of you would like to see what I do to them exactly
Is it possible that you can send me the link to the item on the website? Or maybe an image?

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Re: Where to Find Outworld containers

Post: # 21980Post Martialis
Mon May 29, 2017 8:02 am

AntsAreAwesome wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 10:31 pm
xTNxANTMANx wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 9:48 pm
I use these round plastic containers from Wal-Mart they have a locking lid and with some work on the lid, I make it to where there is at least 3/4"-1" lip for my Fluon and I put my screen on top as extra precaution. They cost me anywhere from like $7-$15. With the different sizes, I can use them for starting colonies to bigger one's. I can take pics of you would like to see what I do to them exactly
Is it possible that you can send me the link to the item on the website? Or maybe an image?
The GAN farmer from California that Mikey has mentioned multiple time uses these:
https://www.containerstore.com/s/gift-packaging/containers/12
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