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by JackPayne
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Do ants need water to survive
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Do ants need water to survive

Everything needs water to survive.
by JackPayne
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant and noise
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Queen ant and noise

More likely the vibrations caused by said, loud music etc.
I'd assume it'd habe to be pretty loud to stress out a queen or workers etc.
by JackPayne
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: The AntsCanada GAN project is helping to spread invasive ants
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: The AntsCanada GAN project is helping to spread invasive ants

It's spreading it due to its ability to sell "unidentified" ants, without workers!
by JackPayne
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 104
Views: 2395

Re: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal

That's super unfortunate! I actually fed my larger Iridomyrmyx colony yesterday? Bit of honey, scared the crap out of them, but they should be ok! Unless they drown in the honey....I will be removing the honey tommorrow, so they should be fine and fed :D :lol: The hobby is very hit or miss I've found.
by JackPayne
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 104
Views: 2395

Re: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal

Congratulations on Maya's first workers and Terra pupae. My Iridomyrmyx queen "Suzy" got her first nanitic yesterday aswell! It's really a very exiting time for antkeepers at this early stage. It's a lot of fun! They're really cute, and amusing to watch. Couldn't agree more! I've been watching a fe...
by JackPayne
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Rhytidoponera SP.
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Rhytidoponera SP.

Hey guys, so as an Australian I've always wanted to catch myself a "green headed ant queen" which is the nickname for Rhytidoponera, the issue with catching a Rhytidoponera queen, is the fact that they almost always Gamergate! The little research available seems to point towards the fact that Rhytid...
by JackPayne
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant won't dig founding chamber
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Queen ant won't dig founding chamber

I'd recommend buying Test tubes for your queens.
by JackPayne
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Put 2 tetramorium queens together
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Put 2 tetramorium queens together

They can possibly be good, but more Often then not, they will the brood until workers arrive, and then fight to do the death.
by JackPayne
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 104
Views: 2395

Re: Hikari's C. Pennsylvanicus journal

Congratulations on Maya's first workers and Terra pupae.

My Iridomyrmyx queen "Suzy" got her first nanitic yesterday aswell! It's really a very exiting time for antkeepers at this early stage.
by JackPayne
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen found in Poland 28.06
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: Queen found in Poland 28.06

I'd say it looks like a Camponotus or Formica ant, but I'd wait for a second opinion.