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by SageePrime
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Omni Nest Series
Topic: Omninest vertical hydration panels will not stay on at all
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Omninest vertical hydration panels will not stay on at all

As the title says are they supposed to pop off so easily? Mine refuse to stay on if they aren't taped on. The panels just fall off over and over when I try to place them.
by SageePrime
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Tips on Formica Plz
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Tips on Formica Plz

Keep them in a calm dark area while they are in their founding testube. Don't stress them or they'll eat the eggs
by SageePrime
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers

NEVER put workers of another colony with a queen, there is a very very high chance that they will kill her. It works only in some rare occasions or with certain species. If you want to boost her take PUPAE from that nest and put them into her test tube (don't go crazy, 10-20 pupae is more than enou...
by SageePrime
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers

She seems to be doing fine but they are basically all huddling together not doing much of anything. I hope she starts laying again...

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by SageePrime
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers
Replies: 5
Views: 253

My Queen ate her eggs. looking for pointers

So I caught a Formica subsericea Queen after looking forever for a queen this one just ran up to me on my break at work. She was in a testube setup and manage to get up to about 30 eggs all piled up together. I had her on a bookshelf with all my other queens stacked between movies. It's pretty stabl...