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by Stevedog16
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus from louisiana
Replies: 5
Views: 94

Re: Camponotus castaneus from louisiana

Lol I can't believe you named your queen ember that's the exact name I had in mind for my queen that's great because of her coloration that name fits her well. And my next goal or I should say task is to catch the black campontus pennsylvanicus I love that species its actualy was my very first campo...
by Stevedog16
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus from louisiana
Replies: 5
Views: 94

Re: Camponotus castaneus from louisiana

Hey buddy my campontus queen ant now has 5 workers her colony is starting to develop really good. I have been giving them fruit flies because they didn't really want the cricket leg I tried to feed them at first. Man they love the fruit flies do went right at them and started to bite and use there f...
by Stevedog16
Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Ants now accepting food!
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: Ants now accepting food!

Hey bud that's great news I was also curious about when exactly my colony of 3 new worker(nanitics) from my campontus Castaneus colony would start feeding on protein foods such as crickets or fruit flies as of now I'm guessing they are still to young only about a week old to do anything just yet the...
by Stevedog16
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus from louisiana
Replies: 5
Views: 94

Camponotus castaneus from louisiana

Hey guys new update on my campontus Castaneus queen she now has a new group of workers ant (nanitics) 3 with developing pupa I'm so excited after about 2 days I proceeded to give them some honey witch surprisingly they excepted. After about 4 day they seem to reject protein good such as a cricket le...
by Stevedog16
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus
Replies: 11
Views: 225

Re: Camponotus castaneus

Hey guys my campontus Castaneus queen has finally has her first newly born workers (nanitics) I have notice after about 2 or 3 days there color starts to darken witch means there exoskeleton is still hardening I gave them a drop of honey after 2 days they seem to love there sweets no look with prote...
by Stevedog16
Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus
Replies: 11
Views: 225

Camponotus castaneus

Hey I'm excited about my queen campontus Castaneus queen egg finally developing into larva it want be long now 😃😃
by Stevedog16
Sun May 28, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hi from NE Ohio!
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Hi from NE Ohio!

Hey I love campontus species they are big and chill and intelligent. They are a great species I feel to have as pets, just have to be real patient with there development but it's lots of fun. I wish you good luck on starting your colony
by Stevedog16
Sun May 28, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Question about camponotus Castaneus eggs
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Question about camponotus Castaneus eggs

Hey my question about the campontus Castaneus queen eggs at what stage do the queen actually start to feed her eggs. I also have a test tube set up that I have put some small wood chips in it she moves the chips around a lot and I hope she has the ability to locate her eggs they do some time seem to...
by Stevedog16
Sun May 28, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Camponotus castaneus

Yes I love this species they have a beautiful orange and red coloration. I have two queens left besides the two I am keeping I would love to give you a queen but unfortunately it's illegal to send across states, unless we were to meet up. I do wish you luck in your searches if there are drones there...
by Stevedog16
Wed May 24, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus castaneus
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Camponotus castaneus

Hey I decided two keep two of my campontus Castaneus queens since I caught 5. I'm returning the 3 back to the wild after they have some type of colony established. My question today is my two queens I decided to keep just recently started laying eggs, but I notice one queen had a little bigger size ...