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Martialis
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Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26704Post Martialis
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:29 pm

LearningAntKeeper wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:38 am
And how do you actually clean the faeces of the ants?
Kuala Lampur? Although he cannot go on anting trips, Phoenix is a somewhat experienced member from Malaysia who would love to get in contact with other Malaysians.
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

Selliing:

Idahoantguy
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Joined: Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:48 am
Location: Idaho

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26714Post Idahoantguy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:45 pm

LearningAntKeeper wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:17 am
Just curious but don't you have ants?
Yea I do (if you were asking me) I believe I have 7 founding, and one with workers
Founding:
Tetramorium sp. E x2
Keeping
Tetramorium sp. E x5

Anything but tetramorium please :cry:

LearningAntKeeper
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Location: Kuala Lumpur

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26726Post LearningAntKeeper
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:27 am

You're lucky
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

LearningAntKeeper
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Location: Kuala Lumpur

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26727Post LearningAntKeeper
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:28 am

Ok I'd pm Phoenix
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

LearningAntKeeper
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Location: Kuala Lumpur

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26729Post LearningAntKeeper
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:44 am

Can you use another mixture other than baby powder with rubbing alcohol mixture to keep the ants in the outworld?
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

LearningAntKeeper
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Location: Kuala Lumpur

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26760Post LearningAntKeeper
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:22 am

I finally got an alate after all your wishes. :P :P :P Thanks a lot guys
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

Idahoantguy
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Location: Idaho

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26890Post Idahoantguy
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:04 am

LearningAntKeeper wrote:
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:44 am
Can you use another mixture other than baby powder with rubbing alcohol mixture to keep the ants in the outworld?
You can just use aquaphor or Vaseline in a thick layer
Founding:
Tetramorium sp. E x2
Keeping
Tetramorium sp. E x5

Anything but tetramorium please :cry:

LearningAntKeeper
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Joined: Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:57 am
Location: Kuala Lumpur

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26892Post LearningAntKeeper
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:07 am

Ooh thanks
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

LearningAntKeeper
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Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26893Post LearningAntKeeper
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:14 am

Actually I'm not sure if mine is a queen or not. I haven't fed it since I caught it yesterday.
Measurements : 6mm
I will try and post a pic
Founding:
Pheidole sp.
2× Carebara cf. diversa

Idahoantguy
Posts: 100
Joined: Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:48 am
Location: Idaho

Re: Newbie Conversation

Post: # 26895Post Idahoantguy
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:17 am

LearningAntKeeper wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:14 am
Actually I'm not sure if mine is a queen or not. I haven't fed it since I caught it yesterday.
Measurements : 6mm
I will try and post a pic
Yea that would help, I'll try and ID it if I can... I'm not very good at all though
Founding:
Tetramorium sp. E x2
Keeping
Tetramorium sp. E x5

Anything but tetramorium please :cry:

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