is back-ordered. We will ship it separately in 10 to 15 days.
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The Atom Nest is a small formicarium/foraging area combination for newly mated queens and small colonies. This formicarium comes with hydration apparatus, foraging area, and nest all-in-one. To purchase the Atom nests (A or B) individually please visit those individual product pages (Found here: Atom A and Atom B).
What comes in the box?
- Atom formicaria nested in 3" x 1.75" x 1.75" (75mm x 30mm x 30mm) foraging area
- Lids for both foraging area and nest (circular glass lid for nest optional)
- One nest mate (additional ones optional) Watch video here: Nestmate Video
- Two rubber stoppers (one for nestmate, one for connection to foraging area - 1/2" standard size)
- Additional items optional
- Large pipette for hydration
Watch this video for more information on the Atom formicaria:Watch the following YouTube playlist for more information on Tar Heel Ants formicarium options:Here are some links to the individual options videos:
- Atom B formicarium with one nestmate (standard)
- additional nestmates optional (up to 3)
- Foraging area is 3" x 1.75" x 1.75" (75mm x 30mm x 30mm)
- Stainless steel mesh screening covers vent
- magnetically removable lid for Atom B nest
- Optional Glass (+$4) or Acrylic Lid
- Tar Heel Ants proprietary Nestmate hydration system
- Foraging area decor only upon request and not recommended due to limited space for feeding in these small formicaria