• Atom Nest

    Tar Heel Ants

  • $ 22.99

  • Description

    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


    • 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
    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: 

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