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by Aparlia
Mon May 28, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help identifying a queen from Calgary
Replies: 10
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Re: Help identifying a queen from Calgary

We are trying not to interrupt the queen we caught while she lays eggs but of course we are very curious about how the process is going. We have her in a test tube in a dark drawer in our spare room. How often can we check on her without stressing her? Is there a way to check on her that will be the...
by Aparlia
Sun May 20, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help identifying a queen from Calgary
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: Help identifying a queen from Calgary

Oh wow! I didn't realize they could live in the test tube for so long. Thank you.

Is this a good species to keep as a colony (if all goes well)?
by Aparlia
Sat May 19, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help identifying a queen from Calgary
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: Help identifying a queen from Calgary

Thanks for your help identifying her! Would this be a good species for us to start with? At what point should I order a formicarium? When she says eggs or when the eggs become larva or other?
by Aparlia
Fri May 18, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help identifying a queen from Calgary
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: Help identifying a queen from Calgary

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1efQm-WW5S960tlTysmmitHVKzHmnu9t9/view?usp=drivesdk

She found the ant in our backyard near our lawn. There is a Grove of poplars nearby. We live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
by Aparlia
Fri May 18, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help identifying a queen from Calgary
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Help identifying a queen from Calgary

My daughter really wants to start an ant colony and she thinks she caught a queen this afternoon!! We would love some help identifying her!

I have tried to attach the photo but I'm not sure it worked. I will try uploading again if it didn't work.