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by AntsArizona
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Upright Sand Nest w/ Outworld
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Upright Sand Nest w/ Outworld

So, I haven't built a standing ant nest but I have used sand in my test tubes, formicarium, and out worlds. Some issues that I think would definitely expect: 1) Sand doesn't hold water as well as soil. I have to hydrate the sand I use far more often than soil due to the higher evaporation rate of t...
by AntsArizona
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: hybrid nest
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: hybrid nest

I just got my nest and I think I know what your asking. The package includes the Hybrid nest, the glass, the cover, a small piece of vinyl Tubing, a test tube and a small bag or perlite. https://i.imgur.com/0ck50SP.jpg what type of vinyl tubing :?: The type of tubing that will work are the followin...
by AntsArizona
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Moving to a Hybrid Nest
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Moving to a Hybrid Nest

Sorry if this is the wrong thread to post in. Wasn't sure if I should put this in the beginners page or the Hybrid Nest series but here goes. I have a Monomorium Colonly that's about 7 weeks old now and have filled two chambers I made in two test tubes. Still small but over 50 workers for sure. Judg...
by AntsArizona
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: hybrid nest
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: hybrid nest

I just got my nest and I think I know what your asking. The package includes the Hybrid nest, the glass, the cover, a small piece of vinyl Tubing, a test tube and a small bag or perlite.

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by AntsArizona
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Worker and 3 Drones
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Worker and 3 Drones

Yes she produced the worker and her drones herself. I did not do any brood boosting or anything like that. Sounds like she may be fertile so I guess I'll wait and see :D
by AntsArizona
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Who can?
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: Who can?

GAN (Global Ant Nursery) where you can purchase Queen Ants in your area.

http://www.AntsCanada.com/queen-ants-for-sale/
by AntsArizona
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Worker and 3 Drones
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Worker and 3 Drones

I have a Brachymyrmex Queen and its been about 3-4 weeks now. She has 1 worker and 3 drones and a small pile of brood and some in the pupa stage. Seeing that she has 3 winged drones, does this mean she is most likely infertile. I guess I'm trying to see if I should just release them or hold on to th...
by AntsArizona
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Ant Id Please
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Queen Ant Id Please

Thanks.
by AntsArizona
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Ant Id Please
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Queen Ant Id Please

Location: Gilbert Arizona
Caught near a dry corn field next to my apartment
Date caught: 08/05/2017
Length: 6-8mm

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by AntsArizona
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Heating Cable for Hybrid Nest
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Re: Heating Cable for Hybrid Nest

This is a good one that works well with AntsCanada Hybrid Nests: https://www.amazon.com/Zoo-Med-Reptile-Cable-11-5-Feet/dp/B001LQUZAM/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1483037257&sr=8-2&keywords=zoomed+heat+cable I ordered a Hybrid nest a couple weeks ago and also ordered this heating cable. Just wanted to co...