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The unique Antfarm to study an ant colony. A high quality nest of handmade plaster. Both front and back tightly mounted with 2 acrylic sheets that are securely fixed with 6 screws, so your ants will never escape anymore. The colony can be connected to the antfarm as shown in the fourth picture visible (we supply you with the connection pieces for free).
The arena you can decorate to your own preferences and tastes.
The farm is perfectly suited for antcolonies like Lasius, Myrmica, Messor, Formica and Camponotus. This gypsum antfarm can be positioned horizontally, vertically, in portrait or landscape. There are four connection options to connect other nests or arenas. We recommend using one of the openings to keep the nest slightly damp with included pipette.
The set is expandable by connecting tubes to other antfarms and arenas. Because these are handmade nests, the color and the material can vary slightly per product. The images give a clear picture.
Most ant colony species can grow up to thouseds of workers in this antfarm. A Messor barbarus to hundreds of ants. The Messor ant is a bit bigger and has different sizes within the nest (minor / major workers). Select a colony for a special offer up here next to the prices.
The diet of most ant species like Lasius niger ant colonies consists of a combination of sugar water, honeydew, and fruit flies. A discounted nutrition set can be ordered above. The nutrition set of Messor includes the seeds that are needed specifically for this species. A set of seeds is sufficient for the first year of a Messor Colony up to 50 workers.
- Ant Farm Premium Gypsum including arena.
- Pipette to moisten.
- When purchasing a colony also a coupling piece and hose.
Depth: 4.5cm (nest part 1.5cm)
Number of connections: 4 (10mm)
Number of rooms: 13
Number of ants: accommodate up to 2000 ants for most species
Humidification system through opening
Hunting area arena retreat included: Yes
Duration humidity nest: 2-4 weeks, depending on number of ants and the ambient temperature.
Be aware that the gypsem mall can very.
Height: 11.5 cm
Ventilation: Yes, through lid
Connectivity: 2 x 10 mm (+ opening litter)