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by madsrinker
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: My ants dont eat sugar!!
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: My ants dont eat sugar!!

I have tried! To put them into a test tube was horribly wrong to do! They went insane! These ants are used to the wild and all of a sudden 4 of the workers where dead with heads cut off so I put them back in the formicarium I made! That stressed them big time..
by madsrinker
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: My ants dont eat sugar!!
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: My ants dont eat sugar!!

A test tube? I thought they where big enough to to stay as they do! How can I get them to move their eggs into a test tube now? They have almost 20 workers I thought that was big enough for this little formicarium? They are not a new colony they had 1000+ workers when they lived in out yard but I on...
by madsrinker
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: My ants dont eat sugar!!
Replies: 6
Views: 459

My ants dont eat sugar!!

Hello i have a problem i think! This is my first ant farm setup and because my parents had to remove some ants from a log in our yard i took the queen + 15 workers and put them in a formicarium! They eat cricket heads but not the body! That is ok i think the crickets i give them are too big! Also i ...
by madsrinker
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Funny video of my ants arguing
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Funny video of my ants arguing

Why are the bigger ant carrying all the small ants into the tunnel to my "outworld"??? I understand that she wants to move them but they just walk back like nothing happened when she lets them down xD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk2Jjt764VA
by madsrinker
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD

God dammit im sorry.. here is the picture meant to be in post above.. I didn't notice before i could not edit the post!


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by madsrinker
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD

https://ibb.co/eBXAp7https://preview.ibb.co/bUVwU7/mine_escape.jpg Also they are definitely trying to escape but they wont eat! So any suggestion? I have tried beef(hacked up), strawberries, blueberries and chicken! I don't have any super worms or crickets available ATM Sorry for many posts in one ...
by madsrinker
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD

ALSO the size is about 0.3 cm to 0.5 cm on the workers! The queen is like 1 cm

Worker: 0.11 of an inch to 0.2 of an inch
Queen: 0.4 of an inch
by madsrinker
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD
Replies: 4
Views: 321

What kind of ant is my first ant farm?? :DD

https://preview.ibb.co/f1WWwn/mine1.jpg https://preview.ibb.co/ksQD97/mine2.jpg This is a worker! I just caught them yesterday so i don't want to disturb the queen right now since shes been through too much stress yesterday! She is twice their size and seems like she has stripes on her abdomen! I g...
by madsrinker
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My Formicarium V1 (3d Print model)
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Re: My Formicarium V1 (3d Print model)

Yes when i get my printer back from the shop i will make one and post it right away!

I got a ant colony ready to move in aswell :) ATM i am building a better version whit the chance for a more humid formicarium aswell :)
by madsrinker
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: QueenFarm V1
Replies: 4
Views: 482

Re: QueenFarm V1

my 3d printer is in the shop but i will post pictures as soon as it gets back! This and the formicarium is the first thing i will do for sure :D but its a very simple design not much that can go wrong really :D