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by PTasker15
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Pheidole Texana Upd.1
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Pheidole Texana Upd.1

I've Kept A Colony Of Pheidole Texana For About 6 Months.They Are Quite Small.2 Months Ago I Moved Them Into A Dirt Setup And Crossed My Fingers As They Weren't Eating.I Leave Them Alone For 2 Months...No Food Or Care.No Ants On Surface...Although...At The Bottom Of The Container Are Chambers Of Bro...
by PTasker15
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: What do I do about these ants?!?!
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: What do I do about these ants?!?!

Find A Container Larger Than The Bag And Set The Bag Carefully In There Then Cut It Open.
by PTasker15
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Challenge:From Egg To Worker.
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Challenge:From Egg To Worker.

AntViking wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:04 pm
Raise ants as my own... next step. WORLD DOMINATION!
I've Learned How This Can Help Species Like Lasius Claviger By Stealing And Rasing Brood Yourself
by PTasker15
Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Formica Hybrid Nest 2.0 Not Shipping To America
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Formica Hybrid Nest 2.0 Not Shipping To America

I Live In Texas...Apparently The Formica Hybrid Nest 2.0 Doesn't Ship Here...
by PTasker15
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Leaving My Ants Alone For Hibernation..
Replies: 12
Views: 181

Re: Leaving My Ants Alone For Hibernation..

antsRlife wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:55 am
probably best
Didn't Work
by PTasker15
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Omni Nest Series
Topic: holes in a holes
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: holes in a holes

5 Holes...In Hybrid 4
by PTasker15
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen
Replies: 15
Views: 159

Re: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen

Are you sure she is not Hypoponera sp., which is more common in the southern US? You would have to look for a small tooth under the petiole to tell them apart. Hibernation isn't something you can see; it is just the ants at a cold temperature and lower metabolism. Yup.Hypoponera Punticassa...Or Som...
by PTasker15
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Naming My Nylanderia Fulva(Tawny Crazy Ants)Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Naming My Nylanderia Fulva(Tawny Crazy Ants)Colony

idahoantgirl wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:15 pm
Ooh! Ok, so I know I already voted for raspberry, But what about Razzleberry! Lol I come from a family that calls pancakes "Pandacakes" ;) Also I just realized razzleberry is a mixture of several berries.
I Like That
by PTasker15
Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen
Replies: 15
Views: 159

Re: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen

Does A Box Closed In A Cold Closet Work(Temp-About 51°F) Yeah that could work if that is your best option. A cooler is preferred, but that should be alright :) woops I mean cooler not a cooler. Err.. None Of My Ants Hibernated In That Box.....Ummm....Thanks Global Warming....What Do I Do With Her?
by PTasker15
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen
Replies: 15
Views: 159

Re: Help With Ponera pennsylvanica Queen

I disagree. I would recommend following what this ant would be doing in the wild, which is hibernating. Place her in a cool place (unheated garage, crawlspace, attic, shed) And let her do what she is supposed to do. you can provide her with food in case she decides she wants some. Does A Box Closed...