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In a house, Pouring liquid everywhere isn't going to help. Diatematious earth is a safe way to be rid of them. It's perfectly harmless to humans and pets, but will exterminate the colony.
- Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:33 pm
- Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
- Topic: Test tube cleaning
- Replies: 5
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use a bbq skewer but break it so the jagged end is going into the tube. twist to remove. works great. after that is removed, i soak it in soapy water then use a new cotton ball, push it to the bottom of the tube and then use the bbq skewer again to get it out. this cleans the tube.
- Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:12 pm
- Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
- Topic: Water in the outworld?
- Replies: 2
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My new Lasius Niger colonies are still in the test tubes that they arrived in, I've connected them to very small outworlds & workers come out to feed. I tried to provide them water using a soaked cotton ball but it dries up really quickly. Do I need to provide them with water in the outworld or is ...
- Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:44 am
- Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
- Topic: Help on feeding ants in a test tube!
- Replies: 5
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Here is what I suggest you do. Use a one inch section of drinking straw wedged between the side of the tube and the exit cotton to act as a tunnel for your colony. Then place the whole tube in a tupperware container with a barrier. Then feed them in the outworld.