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by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta

Batspiderfish wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:23 pm
I wouldn't be able to identify her further without examining her myself, but she is definitely Pheidole.
Ok thx alot :D
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta

Batspiderfish wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:06 pm
This is Pheidole.
Are you 100% positive it is a pheidole?? I trust your answer more than anyone but I just want to be positive because I know how hard it is to keep invicta :?
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Hi :D
Replies: 14
Views: 118

Re: Hi :D

Yeah looks like lasius niger to me. What's here size in mm? The thickness of a dime is how I measure mm. :D Also when did you catch her? Nice :D I thought it was a lasius niger :D I think she is about 4a 5mm. It is hard to tell. I caught them 5 or 6 weeks ago. 6 in total. 2 of them did not make it....
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Re: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta

Ok thx anyone else have an opinion? :?
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Hi :D
Replies: 14
Views: 118

Re: Hi :D

Yeah looks like lasius niger to me. What's here size in mm? The thickness of a dime is how I measure mm. :D Also when did you catch her?
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Hi :D
Replies: 14
Views: 118

Re: Hi :D

I cant see the pics Photo bucket no longer allows third party hosting use imgur its better than photo bucket anyway :D
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta
Replies: 7
Views: 42

Please dont be Solenopsis invicta

I hope this is not solenopsis invicta. If it is how do you guys feel about me keeping it? I live in Chester County Pa and caught it in South East Pa. I don't think solenopsis invicta live anywhere near me so I bet she's not. At first I thought see was a pheidol but then I realized she was smaller an...
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: what do i feed my founding ants
Replies: 4
Views: 14

Re: what do i feed my founding ants

sandwichmanj wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:46 pm
wait can ants have maple syrup
Never heard of that but I think honey is best
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: This is how I connet test tubes for changeing
Replies: 1
Views: 13

This is how I connet test tubes for changeing

Here's what I made to do it. Its a small piece of tubing with a little rectangle attached buy one side cut out of the middle. I stuff the cut with cotton and the attached piece holds it firmly in the hole. The cotton allows air flow. My test tubes fit snugly in the tube but if yours don't you can fi...
by AntsRule
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving Small Colony
Replies: 6
Views: 25

Re: Moving Small Colony

How do I get them to go into the larger tube? This is my first colony. Here's what I mad to do it. Its a small piece of tubing with a little rectangle attached buy one side cut out of the middle. I stuff the cut with cotton and the attached piece holds it firmly in the hole. The cotton allows air f...