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by Ataklena
Wed May 16, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 34
Views: 722

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

antnest8 wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 5:53 am
A sad day had just passed. on Friday my camponotus queen died it was 6 days before anniversary of keeping her for one year. :cry:
Oh no!
Why do you think it happened?
by Ataklena
Tue May 08, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antnest's Prenolepis Imparis Journal
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: antnest's Prenolepis Imparis Journal

;) Now that's a challenge!
by Ataklena
Tue May 08, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

antnest8 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 3:08 pm
the nantics are usually small
They are cute anyways! When do bigger workers appear?
by Ataklena
Tue May 08, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

Messor queen n. 1 now has got a worker! It is very small and weak. The queen picked the worker up in panic. So I was scared too and quickly put the test tube back in the dark wardrobe.
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

:!: It seems to me that Camponotus queen has just laid eggs! So she must have been comfortable in the box. Also I moved n. 1 messor queen into a new test tube. I was bothered because of water level. She must be okay. But it looks like she left an egg behind. I was not patient enough and disconnected...
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 34
Views: 722

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

antnest8 wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:24 pm
this is not apart of my journal but i JUST FOUND PRENOLEPIS IMPARIS QUEENS!!!
Congrats! Are they rare to find?
by Ataklena
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 34
Views: 722

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

she might make it on her own but yes a worker would help. i only know of one carpenter ant nest which is in a alive oak tree and in my neighbors house so i don't think they would let me cut down this 50-100 year old tree for 10 ant pupae. but then thinking about it i remember that in mikeys ant vid...
by Ataklena
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 34
Views: 722

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Since you are the only person who comments my post, I came to yours. There is an intense history of survival full of downs and ups. I subscribe. Why do you ever think she is able to restart a colony? Maybe it could work, if you add to her a wild worker. I saw ant keeper who did it. He soaked a worke...
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

just keep her away from honey and if you do feed her try something very watery If she is claustral I don't need to feed her, right? She was very uncomfortable in the test tube recently, and I moved her to a box with test tube connected to the wall. Also she won't dig into cotton cause now the only ...
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 11
Views: 163

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

on formiculture their is a queen that laid eggs with only two legs and one attena. she would have raised a colony if she did not drown in honey. she will be fine just give her some space but not much Two legs?! Are you kidding me? :shock: I am going to buy a beaker for her, cause the seller have no...