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by idahoantgirl
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Is there any other protein source other than insects?
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Is there any other protein source other than insects?

hi everyone, i have a queen ant with 4 workers[1 died yesterday] living in a test tube and at first,i feed them a drop of sugar water every day and they drinked it but then, they started rejecting it and they suddenly looked weak. yesterday, one of the worker became extremely weak and died. I don't...
by idahoantgirl
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: house lizards problem:(
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: house lizards problem:(

so i bought a weaver ant colony and i put them in an AntsCanada omni nest, they were doing really fine until the house lizards came. A few weeks after i bought them, i noticed house lizards(really big and fat ones) liked to go in from the outworld(i have no idea how) and eat all the ants there and ...
by idahoantgirl
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species should I look out for in the Netherlands
Replies: 4
Views: 29

Re: What species should I look out for in the Netherlands

PenguinAntKeeper wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:48 pm
Here's a useful site antmaps.org ;)
I never use antmaps because it is incomplete and often incorrect. people false identify ants ant it is not an exhaustive list by all means.
by idahoantgirl
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Outworld substrate/ground ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Ooh! Ok so I just saw ants canadas new video with the golden play button. What about using aquarium background as an outworld floor? Like the stuff that Miley used in his Golden play button nest. I think it would work and look awesome! You can probably drill or carve holes in it to glue fake plants,...
by idahoantgirl
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Outworld substrate/ground ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Outworld substrate/ground ideas

Hello everyone, After the whole debacle with a colony moving into a natural dirt setup in an outworld, I need new ideas for what to use. I have just the empty outworld since my ants are hibernating right now and was thinking that it would be a great time to fill it with something. I’m thinking like...
by idahoantgirl
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: wood ants won't eat
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: wood ants won't eat

I have a small formica rufa colony or wood ants, they have about 8 workers and 1 queen. I have been feeding them honey, mealworms and crickets but the won't eat it and they barely come out of their test tubes. does any one else have any other suggestions. if they don't eat, they are not hungry. The...
by idahoantgirl
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: wood ants won't eat
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: wood ants won't eat

I have a small formica rufa colony or wood ants, they have about 8 workers and 1 queen. I have been feeding them honey, mealworms and crickets but the won't eat it and they barely come out of their test tubes. does any one else have any other suggestions. if they don't eat, they are not hungry. The...
by idahoantgirl
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation temperature question
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Hibernation temperature question

Glad to help 😊
by idahoantgirl
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: I know its "Ants"Canada...but...
Replies: 5
Views: 69

Re: I know its "Ants"Canada...but...

Seeing that AntsCanada lives in a pretty amazing place full of a variety of ants (though some are invasive)... What if he kept a termite species and showed them on his Youtube channel? I imagine where he lives there'd be some pretty amazing termite species. Not only are termites easier than ants (i...
by idahoantgirl
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Species identification help
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Species identification help

Monomorium or tetramorium