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by Tedapro
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants wont go to hibernation
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Ants wont go to hibernation

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:44 pm
A lot of people think that ants hibernate like mammals, in a sleep-like state. Hibernation to ants only means a lower metabolic rate assisted by low temperatures (they are ectotherms). They may or may not show any visible signs of hibernating.
ah ok i see, thanks
by Tedapro
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants wont go to hibernation
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Ants wont go to hibernation

Hi. About two weeks ago i boght some ants that came in the mail. They do hibernate sow therefor i putt them in my fridge at 12°C (53°F). They where from spain and supost to be hibernated at this temprature. The day after they looked to be slowing down. But when i checked up on them this week they lo...
by Tedapro
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Do messor barbarus sting?
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: Do messor barbarus sting?

Ok, thanks. Btw i tried to google it, but a frien of mine said that he read it somewhere the opposite of what i found, sow i tought just ask you guys over here.
by Tedapro
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Do messor barbarus sting?
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Do messor barbarus sting?

Hi i am now going to rase a messor barbarus colony, but i don’t like stinging specis. I have heard that harvester ants are a number 3 on the insect sting pain index. Does that neans the messor barbarus or is it just the Pogonomyrmex badius?
by Tedapro
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Norwegian chat group
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Norwegian chat group

Are there anyone that kniw of some Norwegian antgroup in discord or facebook? If you know, plz add me
Facebook name: Teodor Fjordholm
Discord: Tedapro#4381
by Tedapro
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Mini Fridge Hibernation...
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: Mini Fridge Hibernation...

Ye i hibernate my ants in a fridge and it seems to be all fine, but try to wrap them up in some aluminium foil, that will help keeping the temprature stable if u where to get an electical-hutdown or something like that
by Tedapro
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Black cotton
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Black cotton

Ok, in one of my lasius niger testtube and one of my tetramorium ceaspitium testtube has the cotton turned black. Do anyone know why this may have happent and should i maby move them?
by Tedapro
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Is lasius flavus paracitic?
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Is lasius flavus paracitic?

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:53 am
No. The only parasitic Lasius have small gasters and large heads. Anything from the flavus group or niger group is not parasitic.
Thank u, i will remember that
by Tedapro
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Is lasius flavus paracitic?
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Is lasius flavus paracitic?

I just caught what i beleve to be a lasius flavus queen but is she paracitic?
by Tedapro
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: what speecis is this?
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: what speecis is this?

Thanks