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by New2Ants
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Australian Ant Update
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Australian Ant Update

Really? I'm pretty sure that I saw an ant species that looked very similar to lasius niger. People confirmed and said that they * stowed * away on trade ships from Europe lol. Anyway, I didn't get to see any of the really cool looking ant species there, but I'm happy with the amazing unique ones I g...
by New2Ants
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Australian Ant Update
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Australian Ant Update

Hey guys. My one year anniversary of being part of the ant family is coming up soon. I joined the forum just one year ago during my trip to Australia to study their native ants. And thanks to you guys, I've been able to grow in knowledge and as an ant keeper in general. I cant thank you all enough. ...
by New2Ants
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus Week!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Camponotus Week!!!

Hey guys, I've been so busy this past year but eventually I found some spare time to go out ant look for new Queen alates every once in a while. Just this week I found a queen camponotus castaneus by my pool. 5 days later, I found a queen camponotus floridanus queen. And just last night, I found an ...
by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Go-2 Ants
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Go-2 Ants

Hey! I've always loved the Pheidole species of ant ever since I started the hobby! I love everything about them! There just so cool!!! :D If I had to pick any ant, I would say the Phiedole ants take the cake! I was wondering what is your guys Go-2 ant species. Of course I love all of my colonies! Bu...
by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ant colony Update!
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Ant colony Update!

Hey guys. My two phiedole colonies are up and running! I caught two solenopsis invicta queens and their colonies are growing fast! I also caught a crematogaster sp. queen, ponera queen, and lasius sp. queen! All of them are well started in there test tubes and have a few new workers!!! :D :D :D I'd ...
by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Australia!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Australia!!!

Hey guys! Im gonna be headed to Australia in a few days and I'm looking forward to all the different ant species there! I can't wait to see them in action :D :D :D Does anyone know what I can expect in Australia? Any species that I should look out for? I know that it is colder there around this time...
by New2Ants
Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: suicide squad outside my window
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: suicide squad outside my window

The male termites and ants that died probably did mate and were attracted to your house lights at night. After they mate they die. Such a sad life style. Hopefully you can find yourself some beautiful fertilized queen ants!!! :D
by New2Ants
Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Where to look?!
Replies: 7
Views: 521

Re: Where to look?!

You've picked some very bold species of ants to look for. Can be more difficult than the more abundant species. The false honey pot ant was difficult for me to find, nuptial flight season is usually in the winter/ when it's cold, but even then, you will only see the workers! Camponotuc are easier, m...
by New2Ants
Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Phiedole Hunting!
Replies: 3
Views: 264

Re: Phiedole Hunting!

Thanks so much! Again! Lol. You have been very helpful lately and I can't thank you enough! :D
by New2Ants
Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Young Colony Emergancy!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Young Colony Emergancy!!!

Thank you so much! This is a real up bringer for my mood! Everything will continue on as normal just as u said! I'm just wondering, how about the food situation? Do I need to feed them, what can I feed them? Your comment was very helpful! Any other comments will also be gladly appreciated! :D thanks...