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by KingAnt
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: GAN in Manitoba
Replies: 5
Views: 224

GAN in Manitoba

Looking for a queen ant in Manitoba. My queen stopped laying eggs in her test tube for the last 2 months.
by KingAnt
Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Coolest Ants!
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Coolest Ants!

What do you guys think are some of the coolest looking ants? Pictures welcomed!
by KingAnt
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Are any of us here married?
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Are any of us here married?

Married, no children. Wife is not thrilled with my ant keeping, but she accepts it since I can't have a dog due to her being allergic.
by KingAnt
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Camponotus Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Camponotus Queen

Caught her in Winnipeg, Manitoba - Canada - Caught her at 21:00 hours on July 5th. Laid her first eggs after two and a half weeks in her AntsCanada Vertical ( Small ) Formicarium on July 22nd. I didn't have any test tubes on hand so I put her in my Formicarium thinking the test tubes would arrive sh...
by KingAnt
Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Egg Development?
Replies: 8
Views: 752

Re: Camponotus Egg Development?

I put her right into a Formicarium, I didn't have the test tubes in yet so I didn't have any other choice. She walks right up the the water and sticks her head in.
by KingAnt
Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: 'Tis the season of Formica (North America) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 1424

Re: 'Tis the season of Formica (North America) Nuptial Flights

Why are you people so lucky? I just got back from walking around outside where I only saw 1 ant, wasn't even a queen and it might have just been a wingless wasp. This includes stalking around several "anthills" and checking under stones/rocks looking behind buildings and in part of a field. I went ...
by KingAnt
Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What other pets do you guys have?
Replies: 34
Views: 965

Re: What other pets do you guys have?

They're illegal now in Manitoba, Canada but since I had it before the ban.... I own a Channa Bleheri, otherwise known as a Rainbow Snakehead. They're very invasive species as far as predatory fish go. They're is a Brissel-nosed Pleco in there too. A Ropefish and a Zebra Danoi that was a feeder fish....
by KingAnt
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: 'Tis the season of Formica (North America) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 1424

Re: 'Tis the season of Formica (North America) Nuptial Flights

I'm in Winnipeg, Manitoba ( Canada ) and I can confirm that at the very least Camponotus are flying about. I've caught 7 so far from just walking around at work.
by KingAnt
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Homemade FormiCUPSrium! :D
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: Homemade FormiCUPSrium! :D

I like your ingenuity!! Keep us updated on how your ants are doing!