My Frameicarium Project

Show us your formicariums and ant setup, ask formicarium-related questions, or share your experiences with building an ant home. Here you will also find formicarium requirements for specific ant species.

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idahoantgirl
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Re: My Frameicarium Project

Post: # 33556Post idahoantgirl
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:49 pm

antnest8 wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:17 am
what if you put a acrylic box that has drilled holes in the bottom that extends up above the top with a tube connected to it at the top. it would make a walk way for the ants up and you can also apply a barrier on the outside of the box.
Hmm could you sketch it out and take a pic?
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Lasius Neoniger

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antnest8
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Re: My Frameicarium Project

Post: # 33557Post antnest8
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:42 pm

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or you can just do mikey's cheat shown here on this video (my golden play button)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6PlfgmPUBY
keeper of
2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

idahoantgirl
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Re: My Frameicarium Project

Post: # 33571Post idahoantgirl
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:03 pm

Brilliant idea! I will have to see what works
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Lasius Neoniger

Cartil
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Location: Halifax, NS

Re: My Frameicarium Project

Post: # 35940Post Cartil
Mon May 14, 2018 9:59 pm

Did you get it done? If so, could we see it?

Also, one thing I was always afraid of, is the sand collapsing on the ants and burying them. Is that possible?

And what about the humidity? How do you regulate that?

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