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by BleedingRaindrops
Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jack's Lasious Niger Colony update
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Jack's Lasious Niger Colony update

That's fantastic, congratulations on your first worker. Jack's excitement is captivating. I am going to start following to see how your colony develops.
by BleedingRaindrops
Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants

alright, it's another week and my ant queens have made some exciting progress. Good news and bad. Bad news first, Anna has died. I suspected she would not do well when she did not lay eggs as fast as the others and it seems my suspicions were correct. I found her beginning to mold when I checked on ...
by BleedingRaindrops
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Plz identify
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Plz identify

http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292
Follow this link to see how best to provide ID information
by BleedingRaindrops
Sat Jun 03, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need to id ant colony
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: Need to id ant colony

Jiptoant1 wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 7:48 am
I tried but that was the best my camera can do
Follow this link
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?p=21844#p21844
by BleedingRaindrops
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving queen
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Moving queen

Just make sure the gap isn't too large. One of my queens escaped that way.
by BleedingRaindrops
Wed May 31, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony stuck in tube
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Colony stuck in tube

Here's a link to instructions on how to get an ID for your Ants. Be sure to read all the posts for the most useful tips.
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292
by BleedingRaindrops
Tue May 30, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Queen likes mold spot?
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Camponotus Queen likes mold spot?

So two weeks ago I caught a large Camponotus queen (Big Black Betty) and I've been keeping her in this big medicine vial with a wet cotton ball, but there is a black spot of mold that's been growing larger and concerning me. http://i.imgur.com/fCfwIDo.jpg What baffles me, however, is her fascination...
by BleedingRaindrops
Sun May 28, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2mm yellow queen id
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: 2mm yellow queen id

that doesn't look like a queen...
by BleedingRaindrops
Sun May 28, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants

(Continued from previous post) And now to my favorite species. Meet Felicia. http://i.imgur.com/laK16oo.jpg I happened to spot Felicia's colony frantically moving all of their brood on my way to work about two weeks ago. Someone had crushed or otherwise disturbed their nest, and the flurry of activi...
by BleedingRaindrops
Sun May 28, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 63

BleedingRaindrops's Okinawan Ants

Now that I'm keeping Five different species it seems appropriate to just make one big journal. I am super excited to be able to keep these girls. They are just a marvel to care for. It's been about two weeks since I had the Nylanderia and Camponotus queens, a week since I caught a pheidole and parat...