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by idahoantgirl
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How long should observe ants
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Re: How long should observe ants

I know I shouldnt bother my queens all that much and leave them be to be in peace and dark and not stress them out but my new formica queen and her workers seem to be very tolerant of light. It took forever for them to change tubing when I caught them, and when trying to get them away from the open...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen Not Tending To Eggs
Replies: 5
Views: 45

Re: Queen Not Tending To Eggs

So, in the past, I have heard that if a queen is not tending to her eggs(like they are scattered) she is not fertile. Is this true? One of my queens has two eggs but on two different sides of the test tube. Also, does Brachymyrmex form multi queen colonies? It could be, but if you only have two egg...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species is this
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: What species is this

image isn't working
by idahoantgirl
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Can i use outside Roaches to feed my ants?
Replies: 9
Views: 54

Re: Can i use outside Roaches to feed my ants?

So I think what we are trying to tell you is to not feed your ants anything from outside. pet stores are the way to go. get a container of crickets and freeze them. when your colony is hungry grab one and stick it in their outworld.(I have a blade near my setup so I can cut the cricket into three ac...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: suggestion for AntsCanada,Informative and Entertainment.
Replies: 6
Views: 64

Re: suggestion for AntsCanada,Informative and Entertainment.

See, the thing is that AntsCanada started several years ago. At first, he made one video a month, and they were mostly all instructional. Sometimes he even made several videos on the same instructional topic. He basically covered everything there is to know. Then he decided to do videos once a week....
by idahoantgirl
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Ant Trapping?
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: Ant Trapping?

it's not likely to work, but there is nothing wrong with trying!
by idahoantgirl
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Does anyone know the cheapest way to set up a nest for my queen
Replies: 5
Views: 76

Re: Does anyone know the cheapest way to set up a nest for my queen

Martialis wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:40 pm
Bead organizer formicariums aren't that great.
Yeah, I know, but they are an option for beginners who have hearty species.
by idahoantgirl
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Photos of my ant colonies
Replies: 9
Views: 88

Re: Photos of my ant colonies

wait... have you mixed colonies? Why are the red ants attacking the black queen?
by idahoantgirl
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a queen?
Replies: 11
Views: 134

Re: Is this a queen?

beautiful pics!
by idahoantgirl
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen Question
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: Queen Question

Yeah putting a male in with your queen could never work :D