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by YSTheAnt
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 122
Views: 1722

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Nice! Good luck with hibernation, hopefully they'll explode in population next spring.
by YSTheAnt
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What ant is this
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: What ant is this

Need better pictures, not even sure if it's an ant. Also, please provide measurements.
by YSTheAnt
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: When Does Myrmecostus Mexicanus(Honeypot Ants)Mate
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: When Does Myrmecostus Mexicanus(Honeypot Ants)Mate

Aww... Well hopefully you will catch one next year. Try digging up foundation Chambers after rains, it works for lots of desert species.
by YSTheAnt
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Atta texana journal
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Atta texana journal

From what I've heard, it's best to keep them around 75 degrees and stable temperature is key for success of the fungus garden. Good luck!
by YSTheAnt
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: When Does Myrmecostus Mexicanus(Honeypot Ants)Mate
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: When Does Myrmecostus Mexicanus(Honeypot Ants)Mate

June to July, after rains. These tend to fly only after larger storms.
by YSTheAnt
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 122
Views: 1722

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Larvae do but eggs don't need to be fed. That would make sense for larvae though.
by YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Temnothorax Hunting
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Temnothorax Hunting

I found a few small colonies of what I think are temnothorax, they nested in dirt. The other day I went hunting in acorns and sticks, but found nothing other than some beetle larvae. I wanted to know if anyone had a method of looking for this species, and what to look for. Any help would be apprecia...
by YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 122
Views: 1722

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

I was wondering when those would be on the gan Project... Do you have any idea why they aren't growing?
by YSTheAnt
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation in California Bay Area
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Hibernation in California Bay Area

Tetramorium doesn't really need hibernation as they are native to tropics/subtropical regions where they don't need to hibernate. Also, ants in the bay area don't hibernate, as it stays warm enough for ants to not hibernate. They may slow down though, but they can be kept at room temperature and don...
by YSTheAnt
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Food help for Camponatus Queens
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Food help for Camponatus Queens

Yeah, your flies are probably safe then. Also, temp doesn't always trigger hibernation. Mine decided to start hibernating end of August when time was still round eighty degrees some days. They have minds of their own...