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by Leiningen
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Ant Photography & Artwork
Topic: Microscope recommendations for identification
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Microscope recommendations for identification

I'm looking into getting a microscope with an attached camera. Have any of you done this and do you have any recommendations?
by Leiningen
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant worker NW WA
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Ant worker NW WA

Thanks batspiderfish!
by Leiningen
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant worker NW WA
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Ant worker NW WA

Found this colony last week just a few hundred strong worker lots of brood 2.5 mm long pretty speedy little guys http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/Isaiah_Rawls/IMG_20170327_185134_zpsv5dsafdi.jpg http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/Isaiah_Rawls/IMG_20170327_192509_zpsc4yn8vwh.jpg http://i38....
by Leiningen
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: The queens have eggs!!
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: The queens have eggs!!

Thanks guys! I definitely will. Any recommendations for what intervals I should check on them?
by Leiningen
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: The queens have eggs!!
Replies: 4
Views: 254

The queens have eggs!!

So excited!
I got home today and I hadn't checked on the ants for a few weeks and what do you know!
I now have three queens actively producing eggs!
This is is my first time keeping ants and it's just super cool!
by Leiningen
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: NW Washington September ants
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: NW Washington September ants

I agree haha. Awesome!!! This is so cool thank you for taking the time to help me out! :D

Leiningen
by Leiningen
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: NW Washington September ants
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: NW Washington September ants

Spending my evening learning how to use the keys =) I taped a reversed 24 mm lens to my phone and its working well! Profile view http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/Isaiah_Rawls/IMG_20170125_190559_zpsoedw6avq.jpg face view 1 http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/Isaiah_Rawls/IMG_20170125_185041...
by Leiningen
Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: NW Washington September Brood Queen!
Replies: 2
Views: 129

NW Washington September Brood Queen!

This Queen is my pride and joy I went out after watching all the vids on how to catch a queen and it being so late in the year I thought I had missed my chance for the year to get a good queen so I started investigating under logs and rocks inspecting all the ants I could could find more, with an ey...