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by Jadeninja9
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen without test tube.
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Queen without test tube.

I guess the smallest plastic tub you have and put in a soaked cotton ball
by Jadeninja9
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Heating Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 25

Re: Heating Cable

MaxGen wrote:
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:48 pm
You'll probably find the Zoo Med Repti Heat Cable easier to find in the US. Amazon for example, or your local pet store. 15 Watt is what I am using.
I see
by Jadeninja9
Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Heating Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 25

Re: Heating Cable

JackPayne wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:05 pm
Yes I'd recommend to buy a reptile one heating cable, safe, waterproof and relatively cheap.

http://reptileone.com.au/products/heating/46512

Here is a link to the online product, you should be able to find it at your local pet store.
Oh yeah boi thanks
by Jadeninja9
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Temperature
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Re: Temperature

Serafine wrote:
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:37 am
If they're temperate ants they would develop reaaaaaaally slow, if they're tropical (or invasive tropical) ants they would probably die.
Thanks
by Jadeninja9
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Could hypoponera be molygenous?
Replies: 7
Views: 70

Re: Could hypoponera be molygenous?

No, polygyny often does not work in captivity, especially if the queens have already started colonies. It may work if they were caught and belonged to the same colony prior to mating, but it is likely to end in one or two dead queens if you introduce them now. Usually the only ants you can reliably...
by Jadeninja9
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Temperature
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Temperature

What would happen to an ant colony that was kept 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit below their preferable temperature?
by Jadeninja9
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Homemade Portal
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Re: Homemade Portal

Vaseline? Why is that there and where did you put it? (I'm a complete beginner) I'm guessing it is used to make a slippery surface so the ants can't climb up. I thought that was baby powder and alcohol Vaseline, Fluon, and baby powder and rubbing alcohol mix are three different barriers. I think th...
by Jadeninja9
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Heating Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 25

Heating Cable

Does anybody have any heating cable recommendations?
by Jadeninja9
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Canadian ant keepers, what is your fave species to keep?
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Canadian ant keepers, what is your fave species to keep?

Martialis wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:59 pm
I'm from Indiana, but I've found my favorite species is the one from Formicadae. :P
Oh yeah I know what you're talking about. That one species from the Eukaryote domain right? Yeah, that species is really cool.