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by Masterchief
Fri May 18, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My Queen is Moving Eggs in Tube
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: My Queen is Moving Eggs in Tube

Awesome! That really puts my mind at ease. She definitely keeps them "clumped" together wherever she moves them to! The oldest of them are now 12 days old! I'm Super excited for my first little pupae!
by Masterchief
Wed May 16, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help.......
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Help.......

I had a similar issue when I was getting started. I put water at the bottom of the test tube on the cotton and was able to hold the tube at the round(stuck cotton) side and flick it Manny times almost like throwing a yoyo. It slowly began to move and eventually came shooting out!
by Masterchief
Wed May 16, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My Queen is Moving Eggs in Tube
Replies: 2
Views: 41

My Queen is Moving Eggs in Tube

Hey AC Fam!! I have a beautiful Liometopum Occidentale Queen! She has laid a nice clutch of about 30 eggs. Recently I've done my best to not look at her or disturb her but I really want to see her first brood so typically I wait 2 to 4 days to check on her but these last two days I snuck in a peak! ...
by Masterchief
Tue May 08, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New Member from Sacramento California
Replies: 4
Views: 47

Re: New Member from Sacramento California

Thank you! I'm glad to see everyone on here working together! Super cool forum!
by Masterchief
Tue May 08, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New Member from Sacramento California
Replies: 4
Views: 47

Re: New Member from Sacramento California

Here is a link to her pictures!

http://imgur.com/gallery/yTkEUxn
by Masterchief
Tue May 08, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New Member from Sacramento California
Replies: 4
Views: 47

New Member from Sacramento California

Hey ACAF! My name is Jordan. I have always loved ants but never took the opportunity to get started. Now I'm head over heals in love! I recently went camping near my house and stayed in a trailer that been sitting for a few weeks. After a long day of finding A MILLION ant colonies I had no luck at f...
by Masterchief
Tue May 08, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Red Bluff, Tehema County, CA, May 5 One Queen
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: Red Bluff, Tehema County, CA, May 5 One Queen

I totally can't believe it! She was in a camping trailer that's been on the property for 2 weeks! I went to lay down and go to bed after an evening of not finding anything and BOOM! There she was no more than 2 feet from my head running around on my backpack! Just goes to show, nature doesn't always...
by Masterchief
Mon May 07, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Red Bluff, Tehema County, CA, May 5 One Queen
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Red Bluff, Tehema County, CA, May 5 One Queen

I was lucky enough to find a beautiful llttle princess! I couldn't believe she started having her eggs after just 2 days of darkness in my drawer! I can't wait to get the AC Starter Settup! I believe she is some kind of Formica. Maybe Solonopsis Invicta? Any and all help identifying her would be Gre...