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by Ataklena
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 20
Views: 416

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: 20
Views: 416

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: 6
Views: 47

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: 6
Views: 47

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...
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 6
Views: 47

Re: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

:( I checked on the new queen today, when she was busy pulling the cotton out. There was a piece of her front leg stuck in between plastic and cotton ball and It's so sad. It seems she got bothered and broke her own leg in panic. What should I do now? Maybe I should seek for a bigger room for her. H...
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: How good are Camponotus at chewing through plastics?
Replies: 10
Views: 616

Re: How good are Camponotus at chewing through plastics?

Interesting topic. What about plastic test tubes? Are they okay? Made of some hard and transparent plastic.
by Ataklena
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My Formicarium V1 (3d Print model)
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: My Formicarium V1 (3d Print model)

That's a thing. I would like to see a printed one. Will you test it on ants?
by Ataklena
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams
Replies: 6
Views: 47

Camponotus help + update Messors + dreams

Hello to all ant keepers here! I am Dina, and today I am going to tell you about my ant colonies. A while ago, I have caught three Messor sp. queens. These were my first ants ever. Here is the topic: http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4396 While I was trying to buy test tubes the ants s...
by Ataklena
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello from Israel, North, Tsfat
Replies: 5
Views: 336

I'm so nervous about my queens!!!help

I haven't got better setup for them, and it seems to me that my queens are stressed! One of them is digging into cotton and second is not moving much. Queen N1 is in syringe as you can see, so maybe she is digging cause it's too crumped in here? For queen N2 it works the opposite way, cause the cham...
by Ataklena
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello from Israel, North, Tsfat
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: Hello from Israel, North, Tsfat

Thank you for your reply :D
Good luck with your queen!