I have an idea for a nest-outworld connection, what are your thoughts?

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Nico12
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I have an idea for a nest-outworld connection, what are your thoughts?

Post: # 95485Post Nico12
Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:18 pm

So I have this idea that I could just put the nest (AC hybrid nest) in the outworld, because I feel like the tube going to the outworld seems a bit unnatural, not that it's bad, I could also save money on tubes. Do you think it would work? It probably would, but I want your thoughts. :D
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Re: I have an idea for a nest-outworld connection, what are your thoughts?

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Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:02 pm

Nico12 wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:18 pm
So I have this idea that I could just put the nest (AC hybrid nest) in the outworld, because I feel like the tube going to the outworld seems a bit unnatural, not that it's bad, I could also save money on tubes. Do you think it would work? It probably would, but I want your thoughts. :D
I don't know why it would not work, unless it is Camponotus as this ant likes to travel long distances to get food.
Let me know how it turns out I will be interested! :D
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Re: I have an idea for a nest-outworld connection, what are your thoughts?

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Sat Aug 06, 2022 12:45 pm

Nico12 wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:18 pm
So I have this idea that I could just put the nest (AC hybrid nest) in the outworld, because I feel like the tube going to the outworld seems a bit unnatural, not that it's bad, I could also save money on tubes. Do you think it would work? It probably would, but I want your thoughts. :D
It would be perfectly fine as long as you had a decent foraging area after the nest was put in. The water may leak though, which would encourage the ants to dig. You would have to do it with gravel so the nest wouldn’t leak.(Like feeders leak if in contact with dirt)
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Post: # 95562Post Nico12
Sun Aug 07, 2022 7:42 pm

Those are good points, I might try it with a future ant colony because I do have camponotus. Thanks!
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Post: # 95608Post Antloverhuman
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:04 am

Also to peek into the nest, you would have to wait till all the ants get off from the cover to lift it
And this can take alot of time
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Re: I have an idea for a nest-outworld connection, what are your thoughts?

Post: # 95635Post SolenopsisKeeper
Mon Aug 08, 2022 11:38 am

Antloverhuman wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:04 am
Also to peek into the nest, you would have to wait till all the ants get off from the cover to lift it
And this can take alot of time
Unless he got his Camponotus use to light….
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