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by Natebillsyou
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My ant sertup
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: My ant sertup

I am also interested in your set up I like that it can be open air let me know when you get it going and post pics of the process when you start on it

And thank you
by Natebillsyou
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Help with tube size
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Re: Help with tube size

Yes I plan to do that just wanted to make sure the tubes to and from the nest were the right size for when they are ready to move
by Natebillsyou
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Help with tube size
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Help with tube size

I'm wanting to get a camponotus herculeanus queen (from GAN) and I have a camponotus hybrid nest and was wondering in the tubing that fits it is to small for the queen? I will have to drive 5 total hrs to get the queen and want to be sure that my setup will work b4 I do. I have that formicarium and ...
by Natebillsyou
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My ant sertup
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: My ant sertup

It's the same as the first pic just outworld are not connected and there is a formicarium in front of both outworlds
by Natebillsyou
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My ant sertup
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: My ant sertup

I have split the set up now there will be 2 colony's camponotus americanus in one and lasius niger in the other, one nest and one out world each, no ants in setup yet so that's why its dry at the moment. Got a lasius niger queen with one worker right now in test tube all the tubing I got at lows/hom...
by Natebillsyou
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: sand as hydration media??
Replies: 4
Views: 677

Re: sand as hydration media??

Thanks for the info I'm using a hybrid nest 2.0 so the sand is under the nest the ants have no access to it I did put some dirt in the chambers for them to play with tho
by Natebillsyou
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Let me see your setups.
Replies: 15
Views: 2790

Re: Let me see your setups.

https://i.imgur.com/KmGtkIX.jpg my first setup which is in my closet I don't have any ants yet but I want some Camponotus seeing as it is almost winter I will prob have to wait till nest year to get it started. I insulated my closet which backs 2 outer walls to bring the temp up but that's about it...
by Natebillsyou
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: sand as hydration media??
Replies: 4
Views: 677

sand as hydration media??

Trying to find someone that uses just sand as hydration media I would like more in depth information about it

thanks
by Natebillsyou
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hydration medium qustion
Replies: 7
Views: 686

Re: Hydration medium qustion

thanks I may start a new topic about sand as hydration option to see if anyone here uses it

thanks
by Natebillsyou
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hydration medium qustion
Replies: 7
Views: 686

Re: Hydration medium qustion

I just didn't know if there was a "works well with hybrid nest 2.0" thing to use, or is it more like personal exp. or favorite I just think the small cotton balls leave to much space in between and would rather have some more solid cotton. I do have some play sand (50lb bag) do you think the sand wo...