Outworld substrate/ground ideas

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Idahoantguy
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Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Post: # 33175Post Idahoantguy
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:16 pm

Hello everyone,
After the whole debacle with a colony moving into a natural dirt setup in an outworld, I need new ideas for what to use. I have just the empty outworld since my ants are hibernating right now and was thinking that it would be a great time to fill it with something. I’m thinking like acrylic, but that could be a bad idea. Does anyone have any ideas, or things that you have used in outworlds?
Thanks,
Idahoantguy
P.S. I just found grout as an idea in the internet, anyone had any experiences with that.
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Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Post: # 33183Post idahoantgirl
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:12 pm

Idahoantguy wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:16 pm
Hello everyone,
After the whole debacle with a colony moving into a natural dirt setup in an outworld, I need new ideas for what to use. I have just the empty outworld since my ants are hibernating right now and was thinking that it would be a great time to fill it with something. I’m thinking like acrylic, but that could be a bad idea. Does anyone have any ideas, or things that you have used in outworlds?
Thanks,
Idahoantguy
P.S. I just found grout as an idea in the internet, anyone had any experiences with that.
I think I have told you my experience with grout in outworlds before. Cracks easy and will probably fall out of the outworld (mine did.) :( Cement would work better. :)
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Idahoantguy
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Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Post: # 33187Post Idahoantguy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:10 am

idahoantgirl wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:12 pm
Idahoantguy wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:16 pm
Hello everyone,
After the whole debacle with a colony moving into a natural dirt setup in an outworld, I need new ideas for what to use. I have just the empty outworld since my ants are hibernating right now and was thinking that it would be a great time to fill it with something. I’m thinking like acrylic, but that could be a bad idea. Does anyone have any ideas, or things that you have used in outworlds?
Thanks,
Idahoantguy
P.S. I just found grout as an idea in the internet, anyone had any experiences with that.
I think I have told you my experience with grout in outworlds before. Cracks easy and will probably fall out of the outworld (mine did.) :( Cement would work better. :)
Oh right right, ok I’ll try it
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Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Post: # 33195Post idahoantgirl
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:51 pm

Ooh! Ok so I just saw ants canadas new video with the golden play button. What about using aquarium background as an outworld floor? Like the stuff that Miley used in his Golden play button nest. I think it would work and look awesome! You can probably drill or carve holes in it to glue fake plants, you could also glue rocks on it. I totally want to try it!
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consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

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Idahoantguy
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Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Post: # 33198Post Idahoantguy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:44 pm

idahoantgirl wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:51 pm
Ooh! Ok so I just saw ants canadas new video with the golden play button. What about using aquarium background as an outworld floor? Like the stuff that Miley used in his Golden play button nest. I think it would work and look awesome! You can probably drill or carve holes in it to glue fake plants, you could also glue rocks on it. I totally want to try it!
Good idea!
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