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by MadVampy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: cheap macro camera?
Replies: 1
Views: 30

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: 33

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: 17

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: 59

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: 43

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: 49

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: 49

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?"...
by MadVampy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: 2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!
Replies: 4
Views: 49

2017 Solenopsis Queens with new nantic's!

Hello fellow ant lovers! I got home and thought I would check on the Solenopsis queens I caught on May 3rd 2017. To my some what surprise (not really Solenopsis don't surprise me anymore, they are just AWESOME!) the queens I caught just over a month ago have already hatched their nantics! Yep a litt...
by MadVampy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Buy mature ant colony uk
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Buy mature ant colony uk

Hi ive recently been watching alot of videos about ants and alot of AntsCanada's videos, i am just wondering if anybody can sell me a mature colony, i have two set ups and one is empty, i have yellow meadow ant queen wih around 10-15 workers and some brood. Would like to purchase between 100-200 wo...
by MadVampy
Sun May 28, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Formatting
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Formatting

Options are earned in these forums, also url's are on but you have to use the buttons above the chat windows. Your red arrow on the right of your screen shot shows the URLS off, Well so is mine. But if you use the command buttons above the chat window it allows the posting of url links. The reason i...