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by SteamingBullet
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Proper sugar source?
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Proper sugar source?

When I finished hunting queens I had 7 fast forward to now, one was unfertalized, and two were more than likely underfed (one died but I'm trying to save the other, she has one worker left) the other four are doing well, with two camponatus queens in tubes connected to portals and two... other ones....
by SteamingBullet
Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Should I be worried?
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Should I be worried?

I know the eggs turn yellowish, I'm not worried about the ones that I see as they look fine. My main concern are the two that don't seem to have eggs at the moment, or at least the amount of eggs the other two do have, and if I'm doing everything right, or could be doing more.
by SteamingBullet
Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Should I be worried?
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Should I be worried?

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/247518769721769984/331172113274634263/20170702_150221.jpg This is my current ants, I've had four of them since about the first week of June, all camponotus, and the last one I caught just recently and is a different species, so I won't worry about that one rig...
by SteamingBullet
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Escaping queens?
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Escaping queens?

SO UH
NEVERMIND THEN
i thought one of my queens escaped, but when I went to return her to the test tube, I saw... They were all still there...
A queen managed to come to the top floor of my room and crawl onto me... I was chosen...
by SteamingBullet
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Escaping queens?
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Escaping queens?

I have three queens in test tubes at the moment, twice now, however, I've had a queen escape (And luckily found her crawling around to recapture her). the first time was due to probably me incorrectly taping two test tubes together and her crawling out, but the second time the queen managed to pull ...
by SteamingBullet
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: First queens! +ID?
Replies: 9
Views: 244

Re: First queens! +ID?

From what I'm seeing they are both definately Camponotus, but still a tad unsure about what specifically. The first one shows no signs of stripes on the gastor and is completely black, while a second one does show stripes with a bit of a red tint. Nearcticus seems more like the first one, and novaeb...
by SteamingBullet
Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: First queens! +ID?
Replies: 9
Views: 244

Re: First queens! +ID?

I didn't think to measure them when I had the chance, but they're probably around 2-3 cm? Maybe?

And the pictures are of two different queens, are they both camponatus? The second one I assumed but I thought the first one would be Tetramorium.
by SteamingBullet
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: First queens! +ID?
Replies: 9
Views: 244

First queens! +ID?

After obsessing over AntsCanada videos since October, spring has finally hit Minnesota and I decided to try queen hunting! I caught two queens successfully and would appreciate if someone here could help identify and maybe explain their species a bit for me. the first one (Named Queenie by my SO) I ...