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by idahoantgirl
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Humidity problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: Humidity problem.

I have a camponotus pennsylvanicus queen in a test tube and she and the brood were doing fine until winter came and the heat had to be turned on making it quite dry. Now the brood is starting to dry up and I have been trying to find ways to increase the humidity as the water in the test tube isn't ...
by idahoantgirl
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: AntsCanada Gear Packs & Complete Starter Kits
Topic: Ant anesthesia?
Replies: 5
Views: 35

Re: Ant anesthesia?

ack! I wouldn't recommend the freezer. Fridge is better. It will take longer for them to slow down, but you wont risk killing them
by idahoantgirl
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Faster growing colonies
Replies: 7
Views: 58

Re: Faster growing colonies

I’m looking for an ant species medium to large in size (over 3mm workers), with a fast colony grow rate (priority over size). Was planning to get carpenter ants but they reproduce quite slowly (up to 2 years to get a 20-50 colony). I’m planning to get local ants if possible (North Colorado, USA), s...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Can Prenolepis Imparis ants be black/dark brown?
Replies: 7
Views: 66

Re: Can Prenolepis Imparis ants be black/dark brown?

I have a queen ant who I am a bit unsure of and I am making thinking that it might be a prenolepis ant as she is laying eggs even though it is winter... However, she is not light brown/orangiesh as prenolepis ants so I am wondering if they can also be black. Here is a clip of my queen ant. https://...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: ant barrier for small ants
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: ant barrier for small ants

I've found that my tetramorium could climb over baby powder and alchohol, but they cannot climb over straight baby powder, without rubbing alcohol.
by idahoantgirl
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifying my ant!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 134

Re: Need Help Identifying my ant!!!

Hi I need some help identifying my queen ant who I caught last September (2017) in Virginia, USA. I tried to hibernate my queen but she refused to hibernate for reasons that I do not know. I currently am keeping my queen ant in a warm room and she has begun laying eggs again. She seems to be semi c...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Ant Projects, Advocacies, and Websites
Topic: antHUB
Replies: 29
Views: 682

Re: antHUB

I'm pretty sure AntHub's account got deleted...Again. Also the person doing the coding hasn't been active since before Christmas.
by idahoantgirl
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Trap Jaw ants Odontomachus sp.
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Trap Jaw ants Odontomachus sp.

Mikey Bustos has tried to raise this species several times and failed, but yes do try!
by idahoantgirl
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Brasiliensis colony size?
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: Camponotus Brasiliensis colony size?

Jadeninja9 wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:35 pm
What is the species?
look at the title.