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by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Camponotus consobrinus

thanks ill try that, i checked on them today the one in the test tube is doing well the others not so much. id like to hear more on keeping camponotus ants. thanks
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen near nest
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Queen near nest

she pulled apart the cotton and escaped last night, but luckly i cought 4 camponotus queens and saw way more, so lets hope for luck
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Camponotus consobrinus

Hay people from ac, I just caught 4 camponotus consobrinus queens, best yet all with males mating. Except I had a shortage on test tubes so some are in containers. If you have any ideas on how to help queens feel less exposed in containers please let me no. Thx antsRlife out.
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello from Israel, North, Tsfat
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Re: Hello from Israel, North, Tsfat

Cool,first ants I suppose, I currently have a single irdimrmex spp that I caught yesterday.mits doing ok. Keep in touch if you want. Cya
by antsRlife
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen near nest
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Queen near nest

Well I found some males today and put them in the tube with her, but she the past half hour I've seen her playing with the tip of the gastris. Hope that was how to spell it. Thx antsRlife.
by antsRlife
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Iridimrmex species nuptial flight
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Iridimrmex species nuptial flight

Hello people of ac, this is for all Australian ant lovers who are finding it hard to find ants. I find that the iridimrmex queens start flight when it's nice and hot with not much humidity, and I find them most commonly on path ways around the street where there's lots of medium high grass. Hope thi...
by antsRlife
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen near nest
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Queen near nest

Hey people of ac. Today I found 4 queens, hooray, except 2 died from form acid spraying each other( I only bought 3 containers ) I lost one as it escaped but I found one way after I found the others near its nest. This is an iridimrmex species and they can have multiple queens, I don't know if it's ...
by antsRlife
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants Not Moving
Replies: 11
Views: 496

Re: Ants Not Moving

They might be in hibernation, so put a light over them with a black cloth so they can heat up but still be in the dark.
by antsRlife
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: crippled queen
Replies: 7
Views: 268

Re: crippled queen

The queen past a few hours ago so i placed her outside of a wild ant nest and watched her get carried into the opening. The search is in to find my next queen.
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: crippled queen
Replies: 7
Views: 268

Re: crippled queen

i have her outside she is doing better with some air other wise the search is still on :shock: