Good substrate for my Lasius colony

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Diamondking
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Good substrate for my Lasius colony

Post: # 58365Post Diamondking
Fri May 17, 2019 6:28 pm

So, I’m moving my Lasius colony into a deluxe ant tower. I need help figuring out what substrate to use, and if I need to bake/freeze it like other sources say. I’m really new to this and any help is appreciated! :D
Keeping:
x1 Lasius Neoniger
x2 Crematogastor

Jgibbss
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Re: Good substrate for my Lasius colony

Post: # 58991Post Jgibbss
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:23 pm

Use any type of soil could be bugs attached orn parasites try getting a pan ant have it heated for a min then add it wait for it to cool or go ahead and freeze it (freezzing is a safer method)

Hawkeye
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Re: Good substrate for my Lasius colony

Post: # 60006Post Hawkeye
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:14 pm

Wouldn't microwaving it for a couple of minutes be just as effective?

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