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by YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Temnothorax Hunting
Replies: 0
Views: 2

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: 117
Views: 1443

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: 13

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: 82

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...
by YSTheAnt
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

I am pretty sure both are Iridomyrmex Sp. Congratulations on catching your queens!
by YSTheAnt
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 117
Views: 1443

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Wow... with that amount of brood I would think they went at least one winter before you got them. Congratulations on such a great colony!
by YSTheAnt
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 117
Views: 1443

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Amazing! Do you know if this colony was purchased in it's first year or after hibernation?
by YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: direct GAN link?
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: direct GAN link?

Yeah I spent a week figuring it out :lol:
by YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: 15W Heat Cable Touching other Cords
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: 15W Heat Cable Touching other Cords

I would recommend that you wrap the cord with foil in the areas where the heat isn't needed to be safe.