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by TreyGuth
Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Expanding nest?
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Expanding nest?

Hello everyone, I have a camponotus species with lots of workers in an extra large omni nest. They are growing fast so I wanted to know whay nest should I get to expand when the time comes? I like the omni nest lots of room. The ones I'm thinkin are another large omni nest but doesn't have a very bi...
by TreyGuth
Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: what is toying around Abilene Texas this tim a year
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: what is toying around Abilene Texas this tim a year

Lots of people from abilene, I'm from Brownwood tx:) camponotus and I belive I saw formica flying too:) I caught a few campontus Queens a while back good luck to you!
by TreyGuth
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Heating young colony?
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Heating young colony?

My colony of camponotus has around 50 workers, they're in an extra large omni nest and they are in an air conditioned room, so I was thinking of getting a heating pad or cable. Im in Texas. What should I get? A pad or cable and what watt will be okay? Is there anything else I need to get or do for h...
by TreyGuth
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: When do Harvester (pogonomyrmex) ants swarm in Texas?
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: When do Harvester (pogonomyrmex) ants swarm in Texas?

Hey, i live in Brownwood TX, only about an hour away lol. The pogonomyrex here fly around late july after a rain, but right now there are some Camponatous flying right now, so keep a look out if those interest you! :) they are just as big as the harvester ants if thats what interests you:)
by TreyGuth
Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: New queen help?
Replies: 1
Views: 143

New queen help?

I recently found a queen (I believe Camponatous) but I didn't find her from nuptial flight, I found her under a rock with many eggs, workers, even major workers. I gathered her and as many eggs and workers I could get I pit then in an extra large omni nest. Once there they put all the eggs down in t...