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by Fulkol
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My new 3D printed formicarium
Replies: 7
Views: 2258

My new 3D printed formicarium

Hi guys This will be my third and last (for a while) setup in which I will be housing my third colony, I plan to keep just as much ants ant once to be able to do normal maintenance. Anyways you can find my other projects about my Ytong nests so without further speech here is my planned 3D printed an...
by Fulkol
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Dirt Setup
Replies: 6
Views: 1287

Re: Dirt Setup

Hydration can be accomplished by literally just wetting the dirt. An idea I'd like to try is putting a plant in with the dirt setup, as the roots would give structure to the dirt (preventing tunnel collapses) and possibly soaking up excess water. Basically this If you look up my posts you can find ...
by Fulkol
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Thoughts on a temporary food barrier
Replies: 10
Views: 1246

Re: Thoughts on a temporary food barrier

A glass thin caramel "plate" maybe? really really thin
by Fulkol
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Omni Nest Series
Topic: Product Endorsement: Omni Nest Vertical
Replies: 4
Views: 1123

Re: Product Endorsement: Omni Nest Vertical

Solenopsis spp. 24 days after moving in to my brand new Omni Nest Vertical: Large. http://i.imgur.com/qnvL0Wx.jpg All of the brood pictured has developed since move-in. The brood pile is over 1,000 larva and pupa. Very happy ants. Colony sparingly occupies 8 of the 55 chambers of the nest; probably...
by Fulkol
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: The queens have eggs!!
Replies: 4
Views: 639

Re: The queens have eggs!!

Leiningen wrote:
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:40 am
Thanks guys! I definitely will. Any recommendations for what intervals I should check on them?
I'd say 2 week or so
by Fulkol
Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Video of making my second ytong formicarium and acrylic outworld
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Re: Video of making my second ytong formicarium and acrylic outworld

I wanted to note that when you are working with once living wood it has the chance of becoming moldy if your setup is moist. The one I have in the _outworld_ was getting moldy because I have that area around 70% humidity because of the species I house there, but after I treated the wood with hot, sa...
by Fulkol
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: can i capture other fire ants and...
Replies: 5
Views: 728

Re: can i capture other fire ants and...

No
They kill each other
Broodboosting is possible eith eggs but (don't take it as an offence, I wouldn't do it either) seeing the level of the research you've done/knowledge you have I wouldn't recommend even attempting it
by Fulkol
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: how do i get ants out from outside
Replies: 10
Views: 1002

Re: how do i get ants out from outside

prepare a big bucket preferably with escape proof layer on top (if its a small colony, if it's huge you don't care if a few worker escape and always dig way around the area you think the nest is located, like if it's a 30 cm radius circle dig at least half meter radius and dump the soil in the bucke...
by Fulkol
Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: AntsCanada Equipment & Accessories
Topic: Habitat Nest Classic
Replies: 8
Views: 2405

Re: Habitat Nest Classic

Pineapple wrote:
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:53 am
It had a cool watering system though, I don't know how I could make it
If you can explain it/show pictures I might can help designing it. You can also look for my formicarium creations from ytong in this forum http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewforum.php?f=39
by Fulkol
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: AntsCanada Equipment & Accessories
Topic: Habitat Nest Classic
Replies: 8
Views: 2405

Re: Habitat Nest Classic

You can make this from 10$ at your home in 2 days with waiting to dry included
Photo frame with glass, plaster and clay is all you need