I Wanted An Aquarium...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Aux10, Apr 11, 2017.

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    Aux10 New Member Member

  2. Alhana

    Alhana Valued Member Member

    Oh wow, is that a common occurrence with that type of filter? I know that in paper there is a lot of sugar but what might there be in the filter that would attract the ants?
     
  3. OP
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    Aux10 New Member Member

    There's nothing in there for them to eat, they set up camp in there. All those little white/yellow things you see are larva. I'm gonna re upload the images, they got downsized a little too much it seems.

    Edit: Ok, done, that's much better.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2017
  4. l

    lol Valued Member Member

    Lol, did you end up with ants in your tank?
     
  5. OP
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    Aux10 New Member Member

    No but that would have been great fish food.
     
  6. Alhana

    Alhana Valued Member Member

    Thanks for making the pictures bigger, I did try to click on them but I thought originally I was doing something wrong. Is that first picture the reason you were suspicious? Or did you just go to clean out your filter and... surprise!
     
  7. OP
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    Aux10 New Member Member

    Yeah, that line of ants was the first sign and then I followed them to my filter. I noticed they were getting into it so I took it outside and popped it open. then I found the ants crawling all over the the hollow space around the seals so I disassembled the power head's casing and HOLY S@%#!
     




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