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by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to care for Carebara Diversa (Asian Marauder Ants)
Replies: 6
Views: 144

Re: How to care for Carebara Diversa (Asian Marauder Ants)

I kinda wanna take care of C. Diversa because of their HUGE Super Majors. Anyone whos keeped or have knowledge about this species, please give me all the advice I need to take care of these ladies. Things like: -Whats their diet? -Whats their nuptial flight season? -How fast do they grow -Will they...
by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Stress and heat!
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Stress and heat!

Theantkid wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:17 pm
It is an Uncle Milton ant farm ant it will go a little below freezing this week. Is this ok? :?:
As long as where the ants are isn't below freezing. If it is below freezing then depending in the species it could be bad
by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: All of my ants in a nutshell
Replies: 16
Views: 2515

Re: All of my ants in a nutshell

AntLuvForever wrote:
Thu May 20, 2021 4:23 pm
Caught a Camponotus Pennsylvanicus queen yesterday. Had to house her in a container because my test tubes are too narrow. Hope she does well in this kinda-unnatural-and-hard-to-observe setup!

Peace Out!
Camponotus is THE BEST!!! Have fun!
by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Prenolepis Imparis Journal
Replies: 15
Views: 347

Re: Prenolepis Imparis Journal

CombinedHalo467 wrote:
Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:31 pm
They still havent moved in to the new test tube. Does anyone know what temperature specifically in Fahrenheit do prenolepis imparis are most active?
They were most active outdoors between 35° and 55° F. - Wheeler (1930)
by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How can I move an ant colony?
Replies: 9
Views: 148

Re: How can I move an ant colony?

Putting the tube in the outworld would be fine (assuming the outworld would be big enough to fit it.) Ant colonies sometimes move several dozen feet to their new location.
by antnest8
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dream Ant Colony
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: Dream Ant Colony

I fear that for most of us, the ants are always cooler on the other side
by antnest8
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: The brood isn´t developing
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: The brood isn´t developing

My queen has a big pile of brood and 2 workers (One died this morning :cry: ), But i was watching the brood and is not developing, the brood continues to be a white, small eggs, what is happening?, they are Solenopsis Invicta. Well, many factors can effect brood development, but I would not worry a...
by antnest8
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Stress and heat!
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Stress and heat!

I was just looking at a care sheet ant it says that for hibernation it should be 70-80 degrees. Is this correct? No. It is for the summer since Formica does well in heat, but almost all ants, except a select few hibernate at temperatures in the 40s and 50s Fahrenheit because that is what the ground...
by antnest8
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Looking to hire ant consultant. Willing to pay. My colony needs help!
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Looking to hire ant consultant. Willing to pay. My colony needs help!

I won't be able to take you up on your offer, but if you have any questions in the meantime, myself and the folks here would be happy to answer!
by antnest8
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dream Ant Colony
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: Dream Ant Colony

I've always thought that It would be awesome to live in Arizona and keep Leaf Cutter Ants