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by idahoantgirl
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: New AntsCanada Ant Products & Product Suggestions
Topic: $
Replies: 37
Views: 277

Re: $

[/quote] Since this size of the new nests are increasing, does this mean it'll take longer to introduce your colony? I have a colony of tetramorium about 20 workers strong. Do you suggest I fill up all of the chambers with sand, so they can remove it when they need space? [/quote] If you do this, re...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: I need help identiyfing a queen
Replies: 2
Views: 31

Re: I need help identiyfing a queen

So it was a hot and humid day in Va so me and my friends decided to go swimming at the beach. We left a little before eight and near the exit to the beach, there was a small group of ants. On the outside of the circle, was an alate. I picked her up and took her home. While I was walking back to my ...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Need some good advice
Replies: 7
Views: 91

Re: Need some good advice

I would cover the tube, and also provide only a small tunnel in between her test tube and the outworld. Do this by first blocking the entrance of the tube, and then shoving a section of drinking straw (1 inch long) in between the exit cotton and the side of the tube. This makes it feel less open. I ...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Fruit fly trap question
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: Fruit fly trap question

If you pick up the wingless ones at the pet store and cultivate them, you get an infinite and safe supply of them. its not infinite, it dies within a few months If you make a new fly medium and transfer some adults every few weeks, you can keep a fly culture going indefinitely. seriously?! aww if t...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Fruit fly trap question
Replies: 8
Views: 99

Re: Fruit fly trap question

Batspiderfish wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:22 pm
If you pick up the wingless ones at the pet store and cultivate them, you get an infinite and safe supply of them.
its not infinite, it dies within a few months
by idahoantgirl
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifing a queen
Replies: 7
Views: 62

Re: Need Help Identifing a queen

TexasGuy wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:02 pm
Was Caught In Aledo Texas August 13th 2017 in the afternoon. All help is appreciated thanks :D
no photo!
by idahoantgirl
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: So. Cal anters be on the lookout!
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: So. Cal anters be on the lookout!

FarrAnts wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:07 pm
Theantguy13 wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:17 pm
I live in riverside county CA and it is pouring.
I also saw some colonies widening tunnels before the rain started. Be on the lookout for queens!
I like huskies
please don't reply with useless spam.
by idahoantgirl
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifyig Queen
Replies: 6
Views: 55

Re: Need Help Identifyig Queen

Dotdispenser wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:14 pm
https://ibb.co/bUchGa

I believe it's some type of Velvet Ant
yeah, it looks like it to me. stay away from em!
by idahoantgirl
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Test Tube Alternatives
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: Test Tube Alternatives

I go down to a florist and ask for water piks. they are like short little testtubes. sometimes they are green and glass, but sometimes they are just tubes and clear.