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by MadVampy
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Heated & Controversial Ant Debates
Topic: The AntsCanada GAN project is selling invasive ants
Replies: 17
Views: 208

Re: The AntsCanada GAN project is selling invasive ants

this has been brought to Mikey's attention by me. First off The user who posted this isn't even in the USA, she is from Germany, she knows nothing of whats going on here but maybe by hearsay. For her to be making comments and threats that have no proof or substantiation she is in fact doing slander ...
by MadVampy
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight in Tuscaloosa Alabama 7-14-17
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Nuptial Flight in Tuscaloosa Alabama 7-14-17

Walked out the door of my office to check the couple of Solenopsis mounds near me and saw one of them having a Nuptial Flight, so i grabbed my phone and did a quick video.

by MadVampy
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted

Yep that's for sure a Solenopsis nuptial flight! Great find! Did you get any queens?
by MadVampy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: cheap macro camera?
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: cheap macro camera?

I use a Macro Lens clip on for my iPhone, found it works pretty good and was really cheap! These are two pics I took with it.

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by MadVampy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: The most painful part of ant keeping
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: The most painful part of ant keeping

I have 5 Solenopsis queens I just put in tubes the other day for founding, I have 3 queens that already have live daughters and 2 that are close, one Queen and daughters I just put in a nest today https://youtu.be/tyE0q_bWUbk. Yes the wait period is one of the hardest parts short of losing a queen t...
by MadVampy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Athena's New Colony
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Athena's New Colony

So one of the Solenopsis Queens (Named her Athena) had at least 15 or more works and I moved her into her own next. Short video of her and her daughters shortly after they moved into the AntsCanada Large Omni Nest.

by MadVampy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Emerengcy
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Emerengcy

Found this while checking the weather in Alabama (Man the rain won't stop!). Emergency Declared In Alabama On Thursday, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System warned that floating colonies of fire ants could form in the surge of water. In a statement, the agency said the fire ants may resemble rib...
by MadVampy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: My Queens
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: My Queens

At this point it's still early, separate the queens and using a toothpick divide up the eggs between them and put them in with the separate queens. Doing this now will be easier then trying to do it with the nantics once they have hatched. Each queen has a different "Smell" and that is what spreads ...
by MadVampy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: 2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: 2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!

Here's some still shots of them eating. http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u266/vampyrdemon/IMG_9602.jpg http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u266/vampyrdemon/IMG_9601.jpg http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u266/vampyrdemon/IMG_9600.jpg http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u266/vampyrdemon/IMG_9599.jpg ...
by MadVampy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: 2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: 2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!

Ok like I said in the previous video, I decided to go ahead and give them their first bit of food beings there were so many nantics already and I know the Queens could use some nourishment also. DING DING DING DING DINNER TIME!!!!!!!!! First nantic: "Hey did you hear that?" Second nantic: "No what?"...