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Formicarium I made

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#1 Offline Chickalo - Posted January 13 2021 - 10:34 AM

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Thoughts?  Anything to add?  I made sure the entrance hole was 1/2 of an inch.


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#2 Offline Amazant - Posted January 13 2021 - 10:50 AM

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Add an area with a sponge to maintain a more reliable source of water and humidity which will also help the amount of moisture to fluctuate less.
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#3 Offline Scherme - Posted January 13 2021 - 10:53 AM

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this sit on top of a reservoir? how many entrances?

 

I see the opening in the floor, I am assuming you will mesh this off and allow reservoir to add humidity to nest? I have some tips for that. 


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#4 Offline Chickalo - Posted January 13 2021 - 11:34 AM

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this sit on top of a reservoir? how many entrances?

 

I see the opening in the floor, I am assuming you will mesh this off and allow reservoir to add humidity to nest? I have some tips for that. 

Yup, I gave it this base to sit on, once its printed I'll attach the mesh, press it against cotton, and fill it up with water.  Hopefully my robotics teacher can boot up the printer in the middle school basement up.  Also only one entrance, big enough for Large AC (yes antscanada lmao) tubing

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#5 Offline Jakerobs - Posted January 13 2021 - 12:53 PM

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Are you going to silicone glass or acrylic to the top?







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