Cleaning AC Out WOrld

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Acutus3399
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Cleaning AC Out WOrld

Post: # 59325Post Acutus3399
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:06 pm

Hello All,

My Ants have trashed my Out World. Literally :lol: It's not a problem to clean their mess but at the same time viewing through the plastic has become more difficult. The plastic has become foggy.
Does anyone have experience cleaning the plastic of the AC Out Worlds? I don't want to scratch it or make it worse by using the wrong stuff.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: Cleaning AC Out WOrld

Post: # 59500Post Whitelotus
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:36 pm

If possible, I would recommend connecting another temporary outworld to their nest and have the Food placed in their for a while.
You will hopefully see more ants foraging in the new area. Once the AC outworld looks less crowded, you are going to disconnect the outworld and plug up the tubes with cotton to prevent any escapees. Some may escape, but you can use a cotton ball or cotton swab to get them. You may still have a few ants in the outworld, you can try to get them out or leave them in until you are done.
Good luck.
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