Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia PLZ HELP

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AntNoobster
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Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia PLZ HELP

Post: # 35633Post AntNoobster
Sat May 05, 2018 1:01 am

Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia? i am in Western Australia with winter and seasons.
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Re: Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia PLZ HELP

Post: # 35635Post averagebilly
Sat May 05, 2018 2:15 pm

I don't have any experience for Australia, but, as long as the ants have somewhere to cool down during a hot day, they should be fine. 8-)
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Re: Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia PLZ HELP

Post: # 35639Post Martialis
Sat May 05, 2018 3:22 pm

No. Humidity and temperature are too variable, not to mention other insects.
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Re: Can i put my formicarium outside in Australia PLZ HELP

Post: # 35744Post antnest8
Tue May 08, 2018 5:43 am

i would say no because the ants have no were to hide if it is really hot or dry. those nests of ours can only do so much
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