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by AntDudeUSA
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Camponotus colony housing
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Camponotus colony housing

Hello this is my camponotus Pen. colony in a tarheel ants hearth founding formicarum so far this little habitat has been great as it has the nest area and outworld close to one another and the ants have even made clean up easy by putting all their trash in the corner of the out world :) smart girls!...
by AntDudeUSA
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Food for ants
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Food for ants

Thank you I plan to treat my canponptus workers with some watermelon when they reach 10 workers I'll have to find a close pet store as my area doesn't have one
by AntDudeUSA
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Food for ants
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Food for ants

Hello so my ant colonies are really taking off now my campo queens has 8 workers now and tons of brood my tetra queen has around 5-7 workers and my Formica has a lot of brood with no workers unfortunately my other colonies except for the wild caught one have died :cry: anyway so far the colonies mai...
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 queens need IDs
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: 2 queens need IDs

Dorymyrmex bureni and Formica sp. F. subsericea is a good guess, but we would have to see how long her antennal scapes (the first, long segment of her antennae) are in comparison to the length of her head above the mandibles. Thank you is the dorymyrmex fully claustral and is there anything special...
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New ant hobbyist
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: New ant hobbyist

Ohhh man ok got an update for you. I hope you get a kick out of my enthusiasm, this is very exciting for me! Ok so I went to the dollar store and bought these plastic vials they had which would work great for queens. I brought it home and tried to poke my queen to make her go in the tube. She was v...
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Snap cap vials
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Snap cap vials

Guys do you think that my queen ants will get intoxicated if i use vials that have been used to store ink in? Please need help as The Dollar Store (where the best snap cap vials exist) doesn't have any stores in my country(ies). I live in Sweden And France. :?: :? I don't think so as long as you cl...
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?

I must say thank you for this :lol: I saw that your in nc and me being curious looked up that species and low and behold its a ant that ive found around my house for awhile now but had no idea what they were I always thought they looked cool with their super sleek body
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 queens need IDs
Replies: 2
Views: 97

2 queens need IDs

Hello I was lucky enough to catch two queens today but I need help identifying them. this is the first queen she is small I'm not sure the length just roughly the length of my fingernail https://i.imgur.com/068UKOn.jpg https://i.imgur.com/5OptTWs.jpg now the other queen I believe she is formica subs...
by AntDudeUSA
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1028

Re: general talk about our colonies

my camponotus queen has her first workers and I'm super happy my solenopsis and tetramorium are beginning to lay more and more eggs and my wild caught pheidole colony have moved into a testube in their set up they have tons of brood and ants my lasius queen died and so did my formica however good ne...
by AntDudeUSA
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant specice ID needed
Replies: 16
Views: 427

Re: Ant specice ID needed

Batspiderfish wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:33 pm
Is there any way to turn off noise-reduction on your camera?
Ill try to I'm not sure if ill be able to because I have been using my phone