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by berrydelosreyes
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Can paint scent kill my ants?
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: Can paint scent kill my ants?

idahoantgirl wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:23 pm
What type of paint was used and how long ago was it applied?
It was enamel paint and it was like 4 days ago already
by berrydelosreyes
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Can paint scent kill my ants?
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Can paint scent kill my ants?

I’ve done making my formicarium but i can smell a chemical scent. At first i thought it was the silicon but i found out that my silicon is nontoxic so it should be the paint. My paint already dry btw. My question is: 1. Can paint smell kill my ants if I transfer them? Please someone help me. Im real...
by berrydelosreyes
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Silicon problem and Condensation in formicarium
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Re: Silicon problem and Condensation in formicarium

If you can smell any chemicals do not put your ants in there. Many aquarium grade silicon is only safe until it completely cures. If you can smell chemicals then that means the silicon is leeching chemicals into the nest. Also if the silicon wasn’t aquarium grade than it will never be safe to put a...
by berrydelosreyes
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Silicon problem and Condensation in formicarium
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Silicon problem and Condensation in formicarium

I just made my fomicarium out of grout but the smell of silicon is still present and there are lot of water droplets trap inside (condensation). Im afraid to transfer my ants in my new formicarium because it might poison them(?). My question is: 1. Will the silicon scent kill my ants? 2. How do i re...
by berrydelosreyes
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Condensation in hybrid nest
Replies: 8
Views: 1088

Re: Condensation in hybrid nest

We have the same problem on this. I hope someone can help. I tried heating it in direct sunlight but it wont work. the moisture became worst (there are still no ants inside).