Ytong Pro (size 4)
With two sides separated by sliding doors, the Ytong Pro (size 4) is perfect for your growing colony to expand into as numbers increase. These gorgeous Ytong nests have been precision crafted using high tech CNC. Now with three variants, these are a proven success for many ant species. Ytong has long be heralded as one of the best materials for constructing ant nests. It is the premier brand of AAC, with far greater structural integrity than others available on the market. This means that there are less internal cracks, holes and imperfections, along with its unique white colour. Ytong has a natural wicking ability, and is able to keep a humid environment where required for moisture loving species. Each of our Ytong nests are made with precision CNC cutting technology with the interior chambers being routed for equal depth and symmetry. Good ventilation is vital for any formicarium to avoid stagnant air. In the wild, the ants would create a ventilation tunnel network to achieve this. The acrylic covers have 0.3mm ventilation holes to ensure air exchange. This also helps with temperature gradients inside, which is pivotal for all species and their brood. This Ytong Pro size 4 nest has deep internal chambers of 15mm, and will accommodate both small and large species with ease. The hydration chamber contains a high density medical grade sponge to help keep the nest moisture as you intend. The exterior of the nests have been treated with several coats of inert, ant safe, waterproof product. This seals over 95% of the porous Ytong, helping to retain humidity whilst letting the nest breathe. All our nests are made from genuine Ytong AAC, and have two vents in the clear cast acrylic viewing window. Dimensions: Overall size: 150 x 120 x 30mm Contains: 1 x Ytong Pro (size 4) 1 x length of 10mm OD tubing 1 x Red acrylic cover * This particular nest is not suitable for very tiny species due to the sliding door mechanism. Please consider one of our alternative nests, or contact us to discuss your requirements.