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by antnest8
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: South west Florida home
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: South west Florida home

wow they are there! and a lot of them! sorry for the misinformation :oops:
by antnest8
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Is an outworld necessary?
Replies: 3
Views: 24

Re: Is an outworld necessary?

I would start making a small outworld for them.
by antnest8
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: South west Florida home
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: South west Florida home

according to 'ant maps' tapinoma melanocephalum or "ghost ants" are not native to Florida, sorry.
by antnest8
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: First Worker No activity?
Replies: 4
Views: 31

Re: First Worker No activity?

I never heard any thing on waiting for more workers on an outworld. Although you should make it small so the workers can actually find their food.(Ex. my camponotus colony had a huge out world and they did not find their food until a couple days later.)
by antnest8
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: humidity question
Replies: 6
Views: 90

Re: humidity question

if you have a very fine mesh you could put that on instead of the cotton and that will air out the container more. the extra fresh air should keep the mold down.
by antnest8
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: URGENT:PARASETIC QUEEN ANT
Replies: 13
Views: 122

Re: URGENT:PARASETIC QUEEN ANT

are all social parasites the same genus as the species as their host?
by antnest8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antnest8's camponotus and cremogastor journal
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: antnest8's camponotus and cremogastor journal

UPDATE i just checked on my queen ants and my crematogaster queen has not moved out! The water in the tube is completely dry and i worry she has not ventured out to find the other tube. i think she might die if she stays in her tube so I put two tooth picks in her setup, both covered in honey. I pu...
by antnest8
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: URGENT:PARASETIC QUEEN ANT
Replies: 13
Views: 122

Re: URGENT:PARASETIC QUEEN ANT

is there any way you can share the pic. on the forum?
by antnest8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Help with hibernating
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Help with hibernating

i would just let them do their thing. the ants know more about it than we do. I don't know if they need to be in your bedroom to move i bet they could do it in you basement, correct me if i'm wrong.
by antnest8
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antnest8's camponotus and cremogastor journal
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: antnest8's camponotus and cremogastor journal

I figured it out I will now be doing this.

UPDATE

my ants did nothing and are still in there original test tubes (can't wait until hibernation is over)