Creating an Island for Ants (Paludarium)

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  • Published on:  Saturday, February 3, 2018
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    Our fire ants, black crazy ants, and yellow crazy ants have yet to inhabit a home as cool and epic as this new paludarium. It is an ant island we create in today's episode, called El Dragon Island. After losing our Titans last week, I made sure to create a setup surrounded by a moat of water to keep intruders out.

    There were a few challenges however. We needed to prepare the waters for the living things we were going to place in its turbulent, river waters. We had to biologically stabilize the water before adding our various shrimp and plants. We sought to create an Asian biotope in the waters of El Dragon, and explain more about that in this video.

    Finally, we learn more about our new Polyrhachis ant colony and release them onto our brand new island. You won't believe what we observe them do! It was something not yet documented by science!

    Special thanks to Dave General from University of Philippines Los Banos, providing species identification and info. Special thanks as well to Pet Zone in San Juan, Metro Manila Philippines for the help and useful aquarium equipment.

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