Keeping Ants

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  1. takao21203

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    Digged out some cocoons by accident more than a year ago. The colony survived and they now explore their 30l container.

    I'm growing some weeds inside it with a led lamp but since the original soil was contaminated with weedkiller I had to replace most of it.

    Pillbugs too for recycling the waste.

    Need to spray water each day and turn on the lights manually.
     
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  2. spinnaker

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    Thanks for sharing. :rolleyes:
     
  3. nerdegutta

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    In Norway, it is approximately 56 different kinds of ants. How many types is it where you live, and which kind is this?
     
  4. takao21203

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    I don't know. Looks like a common black garden ant but they aren't attracted by most sweets.

    My camera still isn't good enough.
     
  5. takao21203

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    I've digged them out just a few cm below the surface. Queen and some cocoons.

    They would have died in that spot it gets waterlogged and full of weedkiller.
     
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