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What is Grout?

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#1 Offline Antlover23 - Posted May 16 2022 - 2:41 PM

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Hi! I just joined this forum about a month ago, and as I was reading through some of the posts, I kept seeing grout used to make formicariums. I want to try to make a homemade one as well, so that's why I was looking at the posts. But, what is Grout, and do I need to buy it, or is it something I can make?

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#2 Offline lazyant - Posted May 16 2022 - 2:49 PM

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It is kind of like concrete here look at this link it is grout: https://www.hobbylob...d-Grout/p/24668


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#3 Offline Antlover23 - Posted May 16 2022 - 3:36 PM

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Thanks!

But since it is like concrete, there is no way to make this from household materials, like sand right?



#4 Offline lazyant - Posted May 16 2022 - 3:45 PM

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Thanks!

But since it is like concrete, there is no way to make this from household materials, like sand right?

Hmmmm dunno, do google search.


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#5 Offline ANTdrew - Posted May 16 2022 - 4:57 PM

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Why go through the trouble when you can get a $6 bag at Home Depot?
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#6 Offline ZTYguy - Posted May 16 2022 - 4:58 PM

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It’s best to buy grout or plaster off of Amazon. You can get ten lb bags for relatively cheap.
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#7 Offline Manitobant - Posted May 16 2022 - 5:21 PM

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Or just use ultracal
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#8 Offline Antlover23 - Posted May 17 2022 - 4:58 PM

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Ok thanks guys!



#9 Offline ANTdrew - Posted May 17 2022 - 5:08 PM

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Making your own grout is like making your own ketchup: possible, but why?
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.





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