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by antnest8
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Devyls' Growing Ant Project (Atta Texana)
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: Devyls' Growing Ant Project (Atta Texana)

hi just to answer some of your questions. 1. I know that Atta Texana are leaf-cutter ants that raise their own fungus gardens. Are any types of leafs okay? Any I should avoid in the central Texas area that could be poisonous to them? 2. Do I use the test tube setup when I capture my future queen(s)?...
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What does facultively polygynous mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: What does facultively polygynous mean?

"Facultative means "optional" or "discretionary" (antonym obligate), used mainly in biology in phrases such as: Facultative anaerobe, an organism that can use oxygen but also has anaerobic methods of energy production. It can survive in either environment."
-Wikipedia description
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ask a gardener thread
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Ask a gardener thread

Hey this is antnest i think that i like gardening but not as much as you it seems.i live in south Michigan so it's gets pretty cold in the winter luckily though i have been able to grow an avocado tree for about 4 years now.
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Colony names
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Colony names

crematogaser can have the names "the valentines" or has that been used already...
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Barriers not working!
Replies: 15
Views: 390

Re: Barriers not working!

i really think that everyone (except people in Florida) think that their weather is bad, an example is a saying Michiganders have. "if you don't like the weather in Michigan wait 5 minuets."
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Locations specializing in Myrmecology
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Locations specializing in Myrmecology

just looking at antmaps i can see that HARVARD has about 30% of all the samples. other than that i think i saw some OHIO STATE samples too.

not that antmaps is the most reliable source...
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Camponotus Consobrinus
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Camponotus Consobrinus

as for your housing question i would probably keep them in the test tube for now just because you can see them and respond to problems if you find them.
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: AAU's Journals
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: AAU's Journals

i would like to also know how you found both ponera and stigmatomma queens?
by antnest8
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hopes and dreams riding on a single Crematogaster Queen
Replies: 18
Views: 864

Re: Hopes and dreams riding on a single Crematogaster Queen

These queens must love to be captured because one just walked up to me :)
by antnest8
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: lasius murphyi and host colony
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: lasius murphyi and host colony

just keep on trying new foods their is another person on the forum whose colony will only eat geckos