Kristal - Space Age Ant Habitat or Crystals - Your Choice!

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Grow crystals, or grow ants. Whichever one you choose, the outcome is going to be pretty cool.

Imagine: a future where humanity lives among crystal palaces. Imagine: a future where humanity fights for survival against giants ants. ONE OF THESE PATHS AWAITS US AND TODAY YOU MAKE THE DECISION WHICH WE FOLLOW.

Buy the Space Age Crystal Growing Kit and start the thirteen sparkling crystals on their way up the multi-colored LED crystal display base. Of course, for now, they'll only get around 8" in diameter, but it'll spark your child's imagination. And a decade later, your child will fire up the beam that sends the unnerving "crystal energy" out into society... changing our world forever!

Or, perhaps you'll buy the Ant Habitat. Your child will help a tiny eco-system begin, with itty bitty plants and a team of ants (well, a voucher for them, anyway) that will soon devour and flourish on the included ant gel. A decade later, they'll have mastered the power of cybernetic communication and be able to command the tiny creatures, giving them the power to march upon all the leaders of our planet and steal their secrets... changing the world forever!

Or you could not pick one, and the world would stay pretty much the same. It hasn't been good lately, has it? Yeah, exactly. What have we got to lose?

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Choose your field of scientific study Mytmecology (study of ants) ~ Or ~ Crystallography (study of crystals)

Kristal Educational Space Age Ant Habitat

Recommended Ages: 7+ Years

  • Create a living ecosystem derived from NASA space experiments
  • Requires virtually no maintenance
  • Tiny plants on the top help balance and maintain your tiny eco-system
  • Unlike other ant habitats this one uses a space age see-thru gel
  • The gel has been specifically designed to provide nutrition to the ants
  • Comes with a redeemable online voucher number to receive ants via the mail, or you can simply catch them yourself
  • LED base lights require three AG13 button batteries (not included)
  • The lights can also be powered via USB

Follow the simple steps to create a tiny eco-system:

  1. Create gel
  2. Sow seeds for plants
  3. Catch the ants (or use the included online voucher)
  4. Release the ants inside the habitat
  5. Observe and Thank Ants, Thants!

Ant Pro Tips:

  • When your plants reach the top of your ant habitat, and they begin to wilt a little, then it's time to move the plants and ants outside to their natural habitat (sorry, you can't keep them forever, but you can re-use the ant habitat)
  • Use a mounted narrow spotlight or flashlight aimed at the gel, and you can influence the tunnel design, as the ants will follow the light through the clear gel. Get creative, and move the light around to make a picture.
  • Be sure to read the directions thoroughly when putting your ant habitat together.

Kristal Educational Space Age Crystal Growing Kit

Recommended Ages: 10+ Years

  • Grow an amazing collection of 13 sparkling crystals up to 8" in diameter
  • Display your crystal creations on a multi-colored LED crystal display base
  • Learn about the laws of nature that create crystals deep inside the earth
  • Learn why astronauts grow ultra-pure crystals in the weightlessness of space
  • Crystals will grow in a matter of days, and you'll begin to see the first ones forming within just a few hours
  • Easy, fun, and educational
  • Includes a 48-page instruction booklet with plenty of information
  • LED base requires one 9-Volt battery (not included)

Shipping Note: Eligible for shipping to all 50 states

Warranty: 90 Day Woot Limited Warranty


Ant Habitat
Habitat Dimensions: 10.25" W x 8.5" L x 2.375" D
Package Dimensions: 15.6" W x 11.7" L x 2.8" D
Package Weight: 2.1 lbs
Country of Origin: Canada
Type of Ants: Harvester
Batteries: 3 AG13 batteries (not included)
Additional Items Required but NOT Included: - Newspaper
- Phillips screwdriver
- 1 tablespoon of sugar
- Small saucepan
- 42 oz. of distilled water
- Fork
Crystal Growing
Package Dimensions: 17.2" W x 11.75" L x 2.5" D
Package Weight: 3.7 lbs
Country of Origin: Canada
Batteries: 1 9V battery (not included)
Additional Items Required but NOT Included: - Old saucepan that is no longer used for cooking
- Plastic or glass storage container with lid
- Rubber Gloves
- Plastic wrap
- Newspaper
- Pen
- Piece of paper
- Ruler
- Scotch tape

In the Box:

Choose your science kit, or both... We're just sayin'

Kristal Educational Space Age Ant Habitat includes:

  • (1) Ant Habitat with lid
  • (1) Multi-colored LED base
  • (1) Mini USB socket (for powering LEDs without batteries)
  • (1) Magnifying glass
  • (1) Instructions
  • (1) Ant voucher code (for on-line registration: receive ants by mail)
  • (1) Small plastic container for catching ants
  • (1) Capsule of basil seeds
  • (1) Wooden stick
  • (2) Vials of non-toxic "gellan gum" with 0.2 oz. each
  • (1) Vial with 0.33 fl. oz. of a mix of water, FDC blue #1, and potassium sorbate

~ OR ~

Kristal Educational Space Age Crystal Growing Kit includes:

  • (2) Bags of gypsum (plaster of Paris)
  • (1) Bag of "Ruby" crystal-growing chemical
  • (1) Bag of "Citrine" crystal-growing chemical
  • (1) Bag of "Emerald" crystal-growing chemical
  • (1) Bag of "Aquamarine" crystal-growing chemical
  • (1) Geode mold and stand
  • (4) Base rocks
  • (4) Lids
  • (4) Spatulas
  • (1) LED display base
  • Space Age Crystals Booklet (48-pages)
  • Instructions

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