Plateau is a formicarium from Tar Heel Ants that features a unique box design intended to maximize foraging habitat space while incorporating a one, two, or three-sided nest underneath one corner of the box. This is an all-in-one formicarium and features museum quality acrylic boxes, museum glass, and removable glass and lid by aid of magnets.
What makes the "Plateau" formicarium different? Typical formicarium have either a foraging area on top of the nest or out to the side. The Plateau features a unique combination of both as well as a decorate wall for ants to scale during their foraging activities. Ants move from the nest to the part of the foraging area directly above.
What comes in the box? All-in-one Plateau formicarium, feeding dish, syringe and blunt-tip applicator for hydration, Tar Heel Ants Original Liquid Feeder, rubber stopper for connection port.
- All foraging areas come with "lean-to branch" feature (see photo below)
- High Quality Acrylic Box
- 10" (250mm) long x 8" (200mm) x 4" (100mm) box
- Ytong nest is 4" x 4" x 4" (100mm x 100mm x 100mm)
- Ytong nest is 1, 2, or 3 sided (1 is standard) (photo shows one-sided nest configuration)
- Interior and Exterior colors optional (drop-down menus)
- Premium naturalistic decor (manzanita branches and other semi-precious stones) as well as artificial plants(optional using drop down menus)
- White Sand, Light Brown Sand, or brown/tan vermiculite substrate for foraging area
- Large Water Tower Gravity well, and nestmates optional (Nestmates NOT an option for a three-sided nest)
- Professionally hand-carved Ytong nest
- Nestmates (optional)
- Museum Glass (optional)