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by Marcel
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Marcel's Solenopsis Fugax journal
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Marcel's Solenopsis Fugax journal

Solenopsis fugax also know as the "thief ant" is a small species wich can be found throughout Europe, parts of Asia and Africa. Their nests are frequently found in close association with those of larger ants such as Lasius and Formica species wich pupae and larvae they eat. Colonies are large, with ...
by Marcel
Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Myrmecocystus Honeypot Ant Queens With First Workers
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Re: Myrmecocystus Honeypot Ant Queens With First Workers

Very cool i wish we have these in Europe.
by Marcel
Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica. cf. pallidefulva
Replies: 17
Views: 586

Re: Formica. cf. pallidefulva

Cf stands for the latin word of confer, wich means in english compare to.
by Marcel
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Solenopsis fugax
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Solenopsis fugax

Oke, in what kind of formicarium do you keep them ? And how big ? (P.S. Marcel zit jij ook niet op het Nederlandse forum ?) I have them for now in a i small plastic container "Modified Merci chocolates box." with a testtube. It's a fairly small colony for now 20-30 workers max. P.S Inderdaad ik zit...
by Marcel
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:52 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Solenopsis fugax
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Solenopsis fugax

I have a queen, and i keep her humidity at 50-60% and the temperature at 25 degrees celsius. With these conditions she is laying plenty of eggs.
by Marcel
Sun Aug 02, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Lasius flavus and niger, The Netherlands.
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Lasius flavus and niger, The Netherlands.

Hello,

Today in Nijmegen in The Netherlands the Lasius flavus and niger had their nuptial flights.
by Marcel
Sun Aug 02, 2015 6:13 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What other pets do you guys have?
Replies: 34
Views: 926

Re: What other pets do you guys have?

My gang: Dog, jack russel mix African grey parrot Elderly Cockatiel, atleast 15 years old. 2 Lovebirds 1 Ball python ( Python regius ) 1 Bull snake ( Pituophis catenifer sayi ) 2 tarantula's ( Grammostola rosea , Brachypelma Boehmei ) land hermitecrabs Leopard geckos 2 Bearded Dragons 1 Guinea pig 2...
by Marcel
Sat Aug 01, 2015 6:17 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: When did you start ant keeping?
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Re: When did you start ant keeping?

I started keeping ants just a couple of weeks ago, the reason that got me into it is youtube, i was browsing the site and came across Mikey Bustos Solenopsis video's. I was intrigued starting doing research and caught my first Lasius niger queens. At first i was way to enthusiastic while catching an...
by Marcel
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Introduction of Marcel
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Introduction of Marcel

Hello all, My name is Marcel I am 34 years old and live in The Netherlands, I am keeping ants for just a couple of weeks so i am quite an beginner. I care for the following species at this moment Solenopsis Fugax Lasius niger and Formica cinerea besides my ants I keep a wide array of other animals R...