Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Last year we showed you how one guy built a place for his ants to live in. This year he realized that the family has grown too much and needs another apartment.

Attention: better don’t read this post while eating.

Ants At Home, Part II

This is the old house for the ants.

Ants At Home, Part II

What can you use to make an ant farm? It can be an IKEA photo frame, for example.

Ants At Home, Part II

IKEA brings new ideas.

Ants At Home, Part II

The frame needs to have holes for an entry, humidification and ventilation. The styrofoam pieces are fixed with plasticine. The humidity chamber is protected with a mosquito net.

Ants At Home, Part II

Then it’s turn of plaster.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Some ways seem to be blocked but they are just too narrow.

Ants At Home, Part II

Oops!

Ants At Home, Part II

But it can be fixed!

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

The farm was wrapped with polyethylene that was fixed with silicone and put under the glass.

Ants At Home, Part II

In few days the silicone dried. It was time to assemble the new house.

Ants At Home, Part II

Holes should be drilled in the old monitor frame.

Ants At Home, Part II

The frame is mounted on the monitor.

Ants At Home, Part II

These are the ventilation pipes.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Extra polyethylene can be cut off.

Ants At Home, Part II

Do you see the old farm on the right?

Ants At Home, Part II

They are so happy that they kiss each other.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

“Is anyone home??”

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

They have found a secret room.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

In the morning it became clear that some secret rooms were still closed.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

The ants are making DNA models from the larvae.

Ants At Home, Part II

Mommy has come!

Ants At Home, Part II

They like honey.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

They seem to have a guest!

Ants At Home, Part II

The guest didn’t expect this.

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

They have opened a secret room!

Ants At Home, Part II

The ants are on the arena.

Ants At Home, Part II

They produce wastes too.

Ants At Home, Part II

An illegal dweller is detected. A springtail?

Ants At Home, Part II

They like to watch how huge human beings live.

Would you like to have all this at home?

via dandrey

4 thoughts on “Ants At Home, Part II”

  1. look at that poor yellow insect … he looks so friendly, like “Hello guys, can I join?” and next pictures is like “Nooooo, why??” 😀

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