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by YSTheAnt
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: YsTheAnt's Camponotus Modoc Journal
Replies: 25
Views: 620

Re: YsTheAnt's Camponotus Modoc Journal

Thanks!

I took mine out after they ate the larva, and put them in in early September as well, so I think it's long enough. I think you should keep yours in for about four months for best results.
by YSTheAnt
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: YsTheAnt's Camponotus Modoc Journal
Replies: 25
Views: 620

Re: YsTheAnt's Camponotus Modoc Journal

Lots has happened with this colony. First of all, I took them out of hibernation about two weeks ago. Upon closer inspection, I saw that they had eaten the largest larva, and had fed it to the smaller ones while I wasn't looking, because they had grown substantially. Also, I moved them into one of m...
by YSTheAnt
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Is formiculture down?
Replies: 30
Views: 1045

Re: Is formiculture down?

I think it's down again... Not working for me
by YSTheAnt
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What Species? Maybe Pheidole?
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: What Species? Maybe Pheidole?

Definitely pheidole, but not sure of species.
by YSTheAnt
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 124
Views: 2412

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: 99

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: 120

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: 195

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: 120

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: 124
Views: 2412

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Larvae do but eggs don't need to be fed. That would make sense for larvae though.