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by AntViking
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First protien
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: First protien

You should not feed them in the test tube, it is very stressful, connect them to a small out-world to forage. I would take it out in a day or two. Ok really? Ok I have a test be portal handy. Would that be sufficient for a temp small outworld? They have been so eager to eat any sweets I've put in t...
by AntViking
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First protien
Replies: 3
Views: 31

First protien

So I caught I wild spider (where I love there is no way it came to contact with pesticides) froze it and fed it to my camponotus queen and 4 workers in there test tube setup. They have thankfilly accepted it as there forst protien! My question is, how long should I leave it in there? I worry it migh...
by AntViking
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: OMG! Such an idiot!
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: OMG! Such an idiot!

Lol sad but pretty funny
by AntViking
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Sick Ant?
Replies: 4
Views: 39

Re: Sick Ant?

Did you catch them both at the same time?
Camponotus sp don't have multiple queens.
by AntViking
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus outworld ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: Camponotus outworld ideas

I mean it's not really that big a deal. Ant care and formicarium set up kind of overlap. But you could also post this here http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewforum.php?f=39
by AntViking
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Pre-Killed Bugs
Replies: 10
Views: 218

Re: Pre-Killed Bugs

You mean if you cut it in half while it's still frozen? I don't see a reason why it wouldn't. Not like it becomes more frozen :)
by AntViking
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Do they need a diet?
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Do they need a diet?

When people use the word diet here it usually refers to the types of food you give them. Not the quantity. You don't need to worry about over feeding too much. If they aren't hungry they wont eat it.
by AntViking
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Pennsylvanicus pulling on cotton in test tube setup
Replies: 13
Views: 198

Re: Camponotus Pennsylvanicus pulling on cotton in test tube setup

You might be stress in her out with how often you are checking on her. Since she is fully clastural I would just put her in a dark corner and look at her maybe once every 1-1/2 to 2 weeks.
by AntViking
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Camponotus sp diet question
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Camponotus sp diet question

Would it be acceptable to feed my new colony dubia roaches? Would they be to intimidated by them? I know some ant species can be picky. Thanks!
by AntViking
Thu May 04, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Test Tube needed or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Test Tube needed or not?

Martialis wrote:
Thu May 04, 2017 4:00 pm
It is not recommended (or healthy for her) to put the queen alone into the nest.
how will it effect her?