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by AntsAreAwesome
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants Being Indoors
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Ants Being Indoors

Hello! So I had something to ask: can I keep RIFA inside with the temp. Being 78 during the day and 70 during the night? If it is to cold, is there a way to get around that besides using a heating source? If there is no way around that then what should I do because I have to keep them inside. Also I...
by AntsAreAwesome
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Ant Trapping?
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Ant Trapping?

So an idea came to me about how to catch queen ants. I have been trying and trying to catch a queen for a while now(although I have a RIFA colony as well as a pheidole queen I think), and I haven't been able to find any. So I took 10 test tubes and put red contrustion paper around it and taped it of...
by AntsAreAwesome
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ants Flying At Night
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: Ants Flying At Night

Thanks, but does it mean that the queens flew when there are males?
by AntsAreAwesome
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ants Flying At Night
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Ants Flying At Night

So I live in South Florida and am currently looking for a 3rd queen of a species other than RIFA. I have posted a topic earlier this week but I wanted to ask this so that I can get clarification on it. I keep finding male ants in my dogs water. Nearly every morning. I don't see any queens at all. I ...
by AntsAreAwesome
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ant Nuptial Flights in Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Ant Nuptial Flights in Florida

Hello, I needed some help finding some queens. So I have a RIFA colony. They are quite grown(500 or so workers) and doing well. I want a different species though. Most of the ants I find down here(southern most Florida) are RIFA and Sugar ants. I occasionally find some carpenters. I need some help o...