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by Ryderw
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help getting info on this species
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Need help getting info on this species

Hello i have recently got a hold of three queens from the Camponotus floridanus species and need to know info about them

-When are their nuptial flights
-do the fully sustain them selves through the first batch of eggs
-eating habits
-how long do the first batch of eggs take to hatch

Thank you :D
by Ryderw
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: HELP MOVING FROM A NATURALISTIC SETUP
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: HELP MOVING FROM A NATURALISTIC SETUP

I wouldn't be able to fit the smaller one in with the bigger one so i think i might to the second option. I just didn't want to injure the queen.
by Ryderw
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Does winged queens mean there is a queen producing??
Replies: 3
Views: 474

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

I think i did take the colony around their nuptial flights now that i think of it
by Ryderw
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Does winged queens mean there is a queen producing??
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Does winged queens mean there is a queen producing??

I have taken in a colony of Odontomachus relictus see the story on them in my earlier post but anyways they were taken in without knowing if a had caught the queen too. I have seen a winged queen come out and look for a place to take off. Does this mean their is a queen producing? I know some specie...
by Ryderw
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: HELP MOVING FROM A NATURALISTIC SETUP
Replies: 4
Views: 421

HELP MOVING FROM A NATURALISTIC SETUP

I have a small (probably in the 50s or 60s by now) colony of trap-jaw ants in a smallish tank.I have noticed i am seeing them allot more and and i think they are starting to fill up the tank. I want to make a whole new much bigger naturalistic setup for them. My only problem is that they are in a na...
by Ryderw
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant diet
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: Ant diet

You should only give your colonies insects until they reach a large enough size to take their time with large food items. yes i know that but i would take fish cut it up into a size they can tolerate i just didn't know if they got something from insects that they wouldn't get from meat. So can they...
by Ryderw
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant diet
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Ant diet

Am i able to give the ants meat for example fish instead of having feeder insects
by Ryderw
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Forelius pruinosus barrier
Replies: 1
Views: 240

Forelius pruinosus barrier

I recently have had a Forelius pruinosus queen hatch her first workers. I really need to thank batspiderfish with helping me trough a lot of my first ant keeping questions. He/she helped me id all my queens i caught including this one here so if your reading this thanks, thanks a lot idk if you get ...
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: Queen ant identification

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 pm
I can't see her well enough.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uwIL2DsG2St6_wvMU8x6GkkJaKfPwLvh/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/14W4bMw4i-wy8Qi1WVRrLXBa3Rv0SZga3/view?usp=sharing
hope these are better :)
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: Queen ant identification

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 pm
I can't see her well enough.
let me try and get some better pictures real quick