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by antnest8
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Fall of my Camponotus Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Fall of my Camponotus Queen

I feel bad if a Solenopsis molesta queen dies. I have expeirnced Formica and Lasius queen deaths but if my Camponotus pennsylvanicus colony or my single C. pennsylvanicus queen died, that would be more than I could bear. I'm sorry for your loss. :cry: i find that one of the reasons that i like camp...
by antnest8
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: ant care sheets
Replies: 38
Views: 1048

Re: ant care sheets

Common name: none Species: umbratus Genus: lasius Worker size: 3mm Queen size: 6-8mm Color: light and dark brown Claustral: social parisite Diet: honey, mealworms other insects Polygynous: no Agressive: no Nesting material: dirt Colony size: 20,000 *edit Growth Rate: slow (at least in my experience)...
by antnest8
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: My Queen killed a major
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: My Queen killed a major

I once place a mealworm beetle in my camponotus container and lets just say the queens tackled it and scared it away when the beetle tried to invade the test tube.
by antnest8
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Camponotus colony making a major already?
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Camponotus colony making a major already?

could be a reproductive
by antnest8
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Europe | News
Replies: 11
Views: 119

Re: Europe | News

Does anyone have any previous knowledge or tips on finding and caring for "acorn ants"? Any info would be greatly appreciated. are you talking about the temnothorax kind? i would just go looking in acorns for them i found a colony once but couldn't bring them home due to lack of supplies but when i...
by antnest8
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Formica v.s camponotus
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: Formica v.s camponotus

thanks for the replies hopefully this will help me in my identification skills.
by antnest8
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Planing a "Vivarium"
Replies: 6
Views: 115

Re: Planing a "Vivarium"

it looks good then all i have to say when you make this put the middle sides up a little just in case so your fish don't jump out because some will do that, but you have experience with aquariums while i have little.
by antnest8
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Crematogaster problem
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Crematogaster problem

they might be to stressed out on you checking on them. crematogaster queens get stressed out very easy and it takes about 3 months (i think) from egg to worker.
by antnest8
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Formica v.s camponotus
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Formica v.s camponotus

So I know i probably should know this by now but i still can't discern Formica queens from camponotus queens very well. the workers are easier to discern because of their movement and how jittery it is like as if they are moving in a video game that is really glitchy. The queens on the other hand th...
by antnest8
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ant Stealing Diamond
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Ant Stealing Diamond

That is the funniest video I've seen in a while.