- Nest Capacity
The Fortress is a new formicarium combination from Tar Heel Ants. This design for your ant colonies features a foraging area magnetically attached to the back of a 100mm x 100mm x 50mm nest.
All Fortress formicaria come with 2 connection ports, one for the nest to connect to other formicaria nest areas or foraging areas, and one in the foraging area.
What features come with the standard Fortress?
- This formicarium comes with a nestmate (see nestmate video here).
- Large Water Tower (15 ml capacity)
- Magnetically Removable Glass
- Detachable Foraging Area
- Micro-fine stainless steel mesh vent
- Professionally molded nest, Type III
- Type III Material is a much harder material sand-coated for naturalistic feel and better for destructive species such as Pogonomyrmex spp.,Tetramorium spp., Solenopsis spp.
What comes in the box?
- Mini Liquid Feeder
- Syringe for hydration (blunt tip)
- Feeding Dish
- Nest and Foraging Area
- Stopper for connection port
- Nestmate and stopper
Information from tarheelants.com
This product is from Canada Ant Colony. The full catalogue, including all variants, can be found at https://canada-ant-colony.com
These are estimates as to the full number of ants that can be placed in the nest. The stated values are the BARE MINIMUM. It is recommended to add more workers than the minimum, ideally at least double or triple the quantity.