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by pedrock88
Sun Jun 19, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: humidity for tropical species
Replies: 4
Views: 227

humidity for tropical species

hi i was planning on getting a tropical species and i know how im going to be controlling the temperature but no idea about humidity. any ideas?
by pedrock88
Sun Jun 19, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus ligniperdus movment
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Camponotus ligniperdus movment

i have recently tried to movie a Camponotus ligniperdus colony into a plaster formacarium but they wont move.
any tips?
by pedrock88
Sun Jun 19, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: one nest into two
Replies: 2
Views: 231

one nest into two

Hey. I have a a lasius niger colony in a sand formicarium and its edges are coated in ptfe but the colony is getting large and out growing it. any ideas how i could connect another or any ideas to expand the current one is helpful.
by pedrock88
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: MOLD!!!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 362

MOLD!!!!!!

I have recently checked my lasius flavus colony that are in a lasius small hybrid nest and I noticed that one of the chambers is developing mould. please help soon
by pedrock88
Sun Aug 23, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: what type?
Replies: 0
Views: 101

what type?

hey I live in England and I'm quite new at ant keeping I have a few small colony's but an looking for the largest species of ants in England. can anyone help?
by pedrock88
Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: non-movers
Replies: 1
Views: 140

non-movers

my new hybrid nest is AMAZING and I'm enjoying it but my ants have moved in but are refusing to go to the water test tube or into the out world so I'm scared they may die please help
by pedrock88
Wed Aug 19, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: stubborn queen
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: stubborn queen

thanks ill try that
by pedrock88
Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: stubborn queen
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: stubborn queen

I have tried that but she just digs into the cotton
by pedrock88
Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: stubborn queen
Replies: 6
Views: 217

stubborn queen

I recently tried to move a queen into a new nest but even though most of the workers have already moved in shes not willing. I need suggestion for making her move.
by pedrock88
Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: hybrid nest space
Replies: 1
Views: 212

hybrid nest space

I recently bought a small lasius hybrid nest and I'm not sure how many lasius Niger ants it can hold I also have a lasius flavus colony and it getting pretty large so I need to know when I need to change the nest.