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by TippyDisc911
Sun May 20, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Badly Stubborn
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Badly Stubborn

I have a Formica Sub colony of about 10 workers and the cotton is very modeled I also have the test tube in a outworld I made and they even use some pebbles for protection/insulation I assume. Anyways it’s badly molded and I even placed a new one with shadowing and everything, how do I get them to m...
by TippyDisc911
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help.......
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Help.......

How do I get this cotton out of the test tube, I tried gettin it out but I made it go all the way to the back and now it’s stuck I also don’t have tweezers long enough to go get it.... Help?
by TippyDisc911
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ewwww
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Ewwww

Hi I have a ant colony of a queen and worker and I recently gave them a mealworm for their first meal and it fell in to far, so now after they’ve eaten the mealworm insides it looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/lRXqdZp.jpg So do you thing it’s all quishy and if I grab it it will shrivel up and be g...
by TippyDisc911
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First time feeding!
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: First time feeding!

Should I make a mini outworld
by TippyDisc911
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First time feeding!
Replies: 4
Views: 115

First time feeding!

I recently bought meal worms for my ants (yesterday) and know that I have to keep them cool or they will become bettles and stuff but anyways, I have a queen and one worker with some larve... how do I feed them their first meal of mealworms?
by TippyDisc911
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What happens if I keep formica fusca in a lasius niger hybrid (old) nest?
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: What happens if I keep formica fusca in a lasius niger hybrid (old) nest?

Nothing really they will be fine. The Formica one is just a little better but overall no difference
by TippyDisc911
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Early feeding
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Early feeding

My one queen one worker colony just got out of hibernation (Formica Subserecia). Can I give them a small grain of rice (cooked) as a meal?
by TippyDisc911
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Emergency!
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Emergency!

Every two weeks I check my ants in hibernation, I come to one of them and the mild is crazy and they have no water! I need to transfer them fast but they won’t move... any help I need to do this as fast as possible!
by TippyDisc911
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Queen

Hey I’m from Illinois and I’ve had this queen for about 2 months and forgot to get her checked on what sp.... I’m guessing tetramourium or Cermatogaster?
Color:Jet black (shines)
Location: Illinois
Caught: September
Length: I would say I’m probably way off but 10mm
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