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by antnest8
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: dracula ant eating pupa
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: dracula ant eating pupa

is the ant eating the entire pupae because if it is then there is a problem. If this has happened this is most likely because of stress
by antnest8
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Help
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: ID Help

the stripes could just be a species feature.
by antnest8
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help identifying ants in Queensland, Australia.
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Need help identifying ants in Queensland, Australia.

It could be tetremoriom, myrmica and solinopsis
by antnest8
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Messor barbarus
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Messor barbarus

make it as big as you want then because they will expand there nest when they need to.
by antnest8
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Nuptial flight in Spokane Wa
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Nuptial flight in Spokane Wa

I might live in michigan but I do know that at your latitude expect nuptial flights to start at late April with a possible early April late February prenolepis imparis flight.
by antnest8
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Tarantula Web Barrier
Replies: 13
Views: 304

Re: Tarantula Web Barrier

are you having a hard time keeping your colony in?
by antnest8
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Are test tubes always necessary?
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Are test tubes always necessary?

It matters the formicarium. if the formicarium is huge you should add dirt or substrate for her to slowly expand her colony. test tubes are just cheaper and easier to find. plus you can store water with out disturbing her. some people have raised queens in other items of course from plant water pick...
by antnest8
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Does winged queens mean there is a queen producing??
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: Does winged queens mean there is a queen producing??

well the alate that you saw is most likely from when you caught them. keep a look out for brood because that is a good sign of a queen.
by antnest8
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First year for diapause
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: First year for diapause

well the lasius parasite queen would do ok because i found dome outside under a log literally sitting on the Ice and still Alive. as for the workers and brood They will not fair as well. some ants have anti-freeze chemicals in the hemolyph, like your camponotus ants, but most do not since they usual...
by antnest8
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: hello everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: hello everyone

since your ants are tropical you might want to try the lasius hybrid nest since the humidity is higher. The largest problem is the fact that your ants like to house in live tree's. I really don't know what to do here because in Michigan we don't have weaver ants. I might suggest though that you prov...