First Formicarium... thoughts?

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First Formicarium... thoughts?

Post: # 70220Post Jimmydave937911
Fri May 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Hi Guys,

First ever formicarium for my Lasius Niger. Made from AAC, Perspex lid, non-toxic acrylic paint, non toxic blu-tac (although will be replacing with magnets. 3 x watering holes to keep the nest humid. 2 x entrance holes. I’m assuming we’re all good?
I’ll be honest, really like how the paint job came out and apparently it locks in the moisture as well.
Thoughts guys? Thanks

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Re: First Formicarium... thoughts?

Post: # 70238Post Vincex
Sat May 23, 2020 3:00 pm

Looks great is the glass sealed on four sides with silicon cos they LL get through any gap
Keeper of
1 lasius niger
1 pheidole pallidula
1 myrmica rubra
1 camponotus ligniperda

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