Discussion on artificial ants nests including Test Tubes, Soil Nests, Foraging Areas and Ytong Nests
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By Cyrus01
#24198
Has any one used one of the new Habispheres by Exo Terra to keep ants in?
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I’m thinking of using it for some of the larger ants like Harpegnathos Venator.

My plan is to line the base with soil and live moss to help with the humidity.

I would also use a ytong nest inside it to form the nest part. LCAnts produce one I have my eye on.
#24201
Yes they are fairly new.

They are 45 x 32 x 30cm with built in day and night light.

My only concern is how quickly the ants would out grow it.

I was going to use one of your size 2 ytong nests inside.
#24202
It will depend on the species you choose and you could just attach extra nests when the colony grows. I think the habisphere would be suited to a Neoponera spp.

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