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by Jadeninja9
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Polish Queen in need of identification. Plz. :)
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Polish Queen in need of identification. Plz. :)

Wait those big eggs are actually pupae. Pupae are the cocoons around the larvae. You'll be having workers soon. You should look up the life stages of ants.
by Jadeninja9
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need help!!
Replies: 5
Views: 27

Re: Need help!!

I think that was your problem. It's a general rule of thumb not to feed wild bugs to your colonies as they may contain pesticides that can kill off your colony. Hopefully, your colony can recover.
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can't Identify this Queen!
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Can't Identify this Queen!

And your queen is of the Lasius genus, but you should get a professional to ID the queen's species
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can't Identify this Queen!
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Can't Identify this Queen!

The queen isn't semi-claustral so don't feed anymore honey. How can you tell if the queen is semi-claustral?Is there some distinct mark or shape on their bodies? It would really help me narrow down future species of ants I find. Still unsure of the species as well. But the workers have yet to hatch...
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 149
Views: 2856

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Okay, so I put my colony in the garage where it's a lot cooler, but not too cold. All of the ants including the major and minor now are acting as if nothing happened. I think because my room is the hottest in the house (76F), it was too hot for them coming right out of hibernation.
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 149
Views: 2856

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Update: (Feb 17, 2018) After about 3 months, I finally took my Camponotus hyatti colony out of hibernation. I counted and they have about 31 workers. They have a very large amount of larvae, so I'm excited to see their growth this year. I gave them a drop of honey in their foraging area but none ha...
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need help!!
Replies: 5
Views: 27

Re: Need help!!

How many times have you moved the colony?
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: the sad life of a drunk ant queen
Replies: 8
Views: 44

Re: the sad life of a drunk ant queen

antnest8 wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:44 pm
i have three more down in my basement already
nice
by Jadeninja9
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: the sad life of a drunk ant queen
Replies: 8
Views: 44

Re: the sad life of a drunk ant queen

Lol don't give ants baths