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by tetriminoss
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: What's the difference?
Replies: 1
Views: 61

What's the difference?

I just want to know why 1 is very calm and the other is not. Am i stressing the colony 1 because of all these keyboard clicking and mouse clickings? I have two Formica colonies: 1: 4 Nanitics, 1 queen - very calm, don't eat that often (sugar not that much, protein not at all) 2: 2 Nanitics, 1 queen ...
by tetriminoss
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: I'm worried about up coming hibernation months
Replies: 1
Views: 77

I'm worried about up coming hibernation months

I have Formica and already have 4 nanitics, since hibernation months are coming I try to give them protein and sugar power that can hold the queen for months. First, I put honey inside the test tubs (dropped via tooth pick) and the queen and the nanitics swarmed around it. Next, since it's been a wh...
by tetriminoss
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: is it possible to use pill bug as feeds?
Replies: 2
Views: 88

is it possible to use pill bug as feeds?

My apartment is full of pill bugs, everywhere is pill bugs. Under the rocks, Inside the cracks, every where you look is pill bugs. No presence of pesticides around my area, so insects are having a good time. I hear some crickets here and there but I don't know how to catch em. Pet stores around me o...
by tetriminoss
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.

Ok thanks guys, I will put drop of honey inside the test tube since they won't come out. I'll leave the roach as is except if it starts to harm the colony.
by tetriminoss
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.

2 days ago my formica ant colony finally started. I currently have 3 workers and a quuen. First, I put honey in the pseudo outworld that i made (just a container attached to test tube) and they are not coming out. Next, I tried to put baby roach (very small) and tried to put it in the outworld to se...
by tetriminoss
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Queen planted her larvae to wet cotton
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Queen planted her larvae to wet cotton

More info:

There's no worker yet, it was caught noon in middle weeks of august.
by tetriminoss
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Queen planted her larvae to wet cotton
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Queen planted her larvae to wet cotton

Ant queen specie: formica I have what you call a pseudo test tube setup, it's similar to test tube setup but not in test tube. The humidity is all good and I'm giving the queen honey to have some sugar power. Now, when I looked at it to see if everything is good. I found that larvae are getting upto...
by tetriminoss
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd

I see, I'm more inclined to Formica because I caught her near the woods which has I believe to nest a Formica.

thanks for replying!
by tetriminoss
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd
Replies: 10
Views: 166

I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd

EDIT: Date: caught August 18, 2017 Location: Mississauga Ontario, Canada Measurements (approx): From antennae to end of hind legs: 1.3 cm gaster: .5 cm > 5mm thorax: .4 cm > 4mm head: .2 cm > 2mm Pics (zoomed in) http://i.imgur.com/NDjd01y.jpg http://i.imgur.com/xfnKAT7.jpg Pics (not zoomed in) http...
by tetriminoss
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: August - September ant queens (newbie looking fr help)
Replies: 2
Views: 102

August - September ant queens (newbie looking fr help)

Sole Carpenter ant queen that I got back in July died after I checked it on after coming back from 2 weeks trip. She laid few eggs and died.. I am trying to look for queens right now but I don't see any sign of queens. I live in Mississauga, Canada (city in ontario) and lots of greens around my apar...