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Omni Nest...

Post: # 34076Post Will230145
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:16 pm

So I recently got my Omni nest from AntsCanada, when I put the tube that came with it in the nest entrance, it smelled really weird so I threw it away. Then, I was putting the lid on the outworld when the outworld smelled the same as the tube, did anybody else have this issue. And is so, is it poisonous to ants? :cry:
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Post: # 34078Post Jadeninja9
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:25 pm

Just to be safe, you should soak the Outworld and the tubes in very hot soapy water to disinfect it, then rinse it off with more hot water.
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Post: # 34085Post Will230145
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:37 pm

I’ve already tried that :cry:
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Post: # 34087Post MadVampy
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:47 pm

Will230145 wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:16 pm
So I recently got my Omni nest from AntsCanada, when I put the tube that came with it in the nest entrance, it smelled really weird so I threw it away. Then, I was putting the lid on the outworld when the outworld smelled the same as the tube, did anybody else have this issue. And is so, is it poisonous to ants? :cry:
I also have a Omni Nest and didn't have any issues with it. I have brought this topic up to the higher ups and one of them should be responding soon.
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Post: # 34088Post Will230145
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:05 pm

THANK YOU!
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Post: # 34131Post AntNoob1
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:13 pm

Maby you should wash it in bleach and then wash it REALLY well. That might kill the germs, bacteria or fungus.

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Post: # 34157Post ooper01
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:15 pm

You will want to be careful washing or soaking the outworld portion with hot water. It is held together with glue. Soaking or washing may cause the glue to soften and give you problems.

Regarding the smell, this is the first time I have ever heard this (4 years). I'm not sure what to think or suggest. Can you identify the smell at all? Narrow it down for us maybe?
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