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Will230145
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Silicone

Post: # 28002Post Will230145
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:10 pm

I had gotten silicone to glue things together on the outworld (the tan tube connector "things") but I bought uncured, will it hurt the ants?
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Re: Silicone

Post: # 28030Post tiger01vincent
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:41 am

What do you mean with uncured?
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Re: Silicone

Post: # 28045Post Will230145
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:12 am

I just learned that uncured means a liquid form in silicone, but is silicone hardened toxic to ants?
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Re: Silicone

Post: # 28193Post tiger01vincent
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:30 pm

Will230145 wrote:
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:12 am
I just learned that uncured means a liquid form in silicone, but is silicone hardened toxic to ants?
no, its not (from what I have read) but if there are loose hanging piaces in the corners, maybie they might think its food and bites it off, carries into the nest, and eats it... then I dont know! just be sure there is no really loose bits! :D
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Re: Silicone

Post: # 28270Post idahoantgirl
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:33 am

get silicone with no additives. 100 percent silicone, or aquarium silicone is best.
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Go to the ant, you sluggard;
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It has no commander,
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yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

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Re: Silicone

Post: # 28356Post Serafine
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:03 am

Aquarium silicone works fine.
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