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#1 Offline JenC - Posted March 15 2019 - 2:54 PM

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Anyone know where I can get some cheap firebricks in the Bay Area or online? Also, what type of firebrick? People have been telling me to get K23 and K26.
Current Colonies:
1x Camponotus Vicinus (3 Workers)

Single Queens:
3x Camponotus Clarithorax
4x Camponotus Maritimus
5x Camponotus Ca02
7x Camponotus Sansabeanus
1x Myrmecocustus Testaceus
3x Prenolepis Imparis

#2 Offline ANTdrew - Posted March 15 2019 - 3:52 PM

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eBay is a good place to order some.

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#3 Offline YsTheAnt - Posted March 15 2019 - 4:00 PM

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Clay planet in the South Bay is a good place to find both kinds.

#4 Offline JenC - Posted March 15 2019 - 5:05 PM

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Which one should I get?
Current Colonies:
1x Camponotus Vicinus (3 Workers)

Single Queens:
3x Camponotus Clarithorax
4x Camponotus Maritimus
5x Camponotus Ca02
7x Camponotus Sansabeanus
1x Myrmecocustus Testaceus
3x Prenolepis Imparis

#5 Offline YsTheAnt - Posted March 15 2019 - 5:15 PM

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K-23 is softer, never worked with k-26.

#6 Offline Rstheant - Posted March 16 2019 - 12:14 PM

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At Clay Planet bricks are about $5 each.

#7 Offline sirjordanncurtis - Posted March 16 2019 - 12:29 PM

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At Clay Planet bricks are about $5 each.

How large is each brick?



#8 Offline Rstheant - Posted March 16 2019 - 3:32 PM

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Pretty big. Around 5x12x4 ish or something.





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