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by nikkirichards03
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Best substrate for AC ant tower?
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Best substrate for AC ant tower?

I have a small colony of ghost ants (tapinoma melanocephalum). They didn't like the sand that the ant tower came with as they're really tiny and the sand is almost as big as them. I switched it out for coconut fiber, which is what they were living in before, but I'm having a problem with it constant...
by nikkirichards03
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: AntsCanada ant towers question.
Replies: 7
Views: 483

Re: AntsCanada ant towers question.

As for the succulents, I feel like it might be too moist for them. I'm actually having a problem with mold growing in my ant tower. I filled the tray on the bottom and it made my substrate moist from the bottom upwards, but it just gets moldy. I'm using coconut fiber substrate so that might be the p...
by nikkirichards03
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: White fuzzy mold in ant tower
Replies: 1
Views: 162

White fuzzy mold in ant tower

I just moved a colony of ghost ants (tapinoma melanocephalum) into an ac ant tower. It took me forever to get them to move out of my tarantula's old tank, but they're FINALLY moved in. Here's the problem: when I was trying to encourage them to move I put a drop of syrup on a rock in the middle. One ...
by nikkirichards03
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Sugar ants in my spider's terrarium
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Sugar ants in my spider's terrarium

So I was changing my tarantula's water and discovered a colony of sugar ants (i apologize for not knowing their proper name) is living in the coconut fiber. An actual colony. I think the nursery was under the water dish because they started scrambling moving the pupa away. Needless to say I have a v...