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by antnest8
Fri May 18, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antnest's L. umbratus journal
Replies: 7
Views: 78

Re: antnest's L. umbratus journal

I have comforted sight on eggs!
Thanks everyone for their help on the information and especially for batspiderfish's post about social parasites shown here
http://www.formiculture.com/topic/3252-much-ado-about-the-founding-of-lasius-temporary-social-parasites/
by antnest8
Fri May 18, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help identify mystery queen
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: Help identify mystery queen

why does mystery queen 1 look like a social parasite?
by antnest8
Fri May 18, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Mallonje C. Pennsylvanicus Journal
Replies: 3
Views: 12

Re: Mallonje C. Pennsylvanicus Journal

nice catches.

i just got some camponotus queens 2 days ago
by antnest8
Fri May 18, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: P. Imparis - how long should you wait?
Replies: 5
Views: 31

Re: P. Imparis - how long should you wait?

how often have you been checking on her?

where did you catch her?

What is her setup?
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 13

Re: There is mold on my new plaster formicarium. HELP!!!

try dousing it in cleaning alcohol to.
just air it out very well
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

here are names i am thinking of for my 3 queens (i caught one today)

Queen #1
colony name = the black yeti's

Queen #2
colony name = The Saxons

Queen #3
colony name = the black gi-ants

Other names are welcome
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal

also I'm thinking of names for them

queen #1
colony name= the lobster backs

Queen #2
colony name= the red dragons

queen #3
colony name= the legionarys

other names are welcome
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal

So yesterday i caught 3 queens of C noveboracensis. i have them in a shoe box with padding and a heating pad so they should be comfortable. hope for eggs soon
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Barrier for Carpenter Ants
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Barrier for Carpenter Ants

try just plain baby powder no alcohol
by antnest8
Thu May 17, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Colony Idenfication (workers, queen, other info)
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: Ant Colony Idenfication (workers, queen, other info)

it is hard to tell but it kind of looks like Formica better pictures can help though.