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Jadeninja9
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Post: # 32874Post Jadeninja9
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:51 pm

I put my ants into hibernation last week. They're doing fine so far. I'm keeping them in a wine cooler set to a 45F temp. I'll place a mealworm and sugar liquid drop in their test tube portal twice a month.
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Camponotus Hyatti
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10x Lasius alienus queens

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Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Post: # 32876Post YSTheAnt
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:32 am

Nice! Good luck with hibernation, hopefully they'll explode in population next spring.
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Camponotus Modoc(6 workers)
Pheidole Spp (2 queens, about 10 workers)
Possibly parasitic Formica (further ID required)
Novomessor Cockerelli (10+ workers)

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Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Post: # 32886Post antsRlife
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:48 pm

same here good luck
founding queens:
x2 componotus consobrinus
x5+ Linepithema humile
x1 unknown queen (either phiodole or camponotus)

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Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Post: # 33549Post YSTheAnt
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:06 pm

I just found a camponotus colony across the street. They are yellow and black, can't wait till the fly!!! Also, when did you plan to take these out of hibernation?
Check out my blog: bayareaants.blogspot.com
Keeper of:
Camponotus Modoc(6 workers)
Pheidole Spp (2 queens, about 10 workers)
Possibly parasitic Formica (further ID required)
Novomessor Cockerelli (10+ workers)

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Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Post: # 33583Post Jadeninja9
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:49 am

YSTheAnt wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:06 pm
I just found a camponotus colony across the street. They are yellow and black, can't wait till the fly!!! Also, when did you plan to take these out of hibernation?
I'll probably take them out when spring starts
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