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by Jsctheantkeeper
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Good ant protein?
Replies: 8
Views: 381

Re: Good ant protein?

i found that most ant colonies love fruit flies and you can by flightless fruit flies at most pet stores tetramorium ants like to hunt them and even at as few as 15 workers they swarm them really well but only if they are moving and they are a good source of protein but they will need other sources ...
by Jsctheantkeeper
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Acorn ants
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Acorn ants

I live close to an oak tree and in late June i found a small ant so i looked at it under a weak microscope and found out it was a queen the color was light brown almost the color of the bar quick link, FAQ etc. so i was wondering if it was an acorn/oak nut ant queen i would put a pic but i forgot to...
by Jsctheantkeeper
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

just a few days ago my pavement ants (terrarium immagranus) swarmed their first meal it was a fruit fly i feed them 2-4 flies a day
by Jsctheantkeeper
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

Jsctheantkeeper wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:31 pm
oh and that third queen i already released she didnt have any nanitics
by Jsctheantkeeper
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

oh and that third queen i already released she did have any nanitics
by Jsctheantkeeper
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

so i moved in my tetramorium immagranus to the formicarium a few weeks ago i cant seem to get them to forage i still have 2 other colonies same species in test tube setups just in case the one in the formicarium dies but im still trying to save them
by Jsctheantkeeper
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

Webblies, i like to do it when its a species that skips the nuptial flight but do what ever you want
by Jsctheantkeeper
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

i am moving one of my colonies into the formicaruim now but i decided just to release the 3 extra colonies because there is no demand for Tetramorium Immaranus right now
by Jsctheantkeeper
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: general talk about our colonies
Replies: 22
Views: 1422

Re: general talk about our colonies

i have 4 queens and soon i am going to have to evict 3 so when i have to look on the GAN project for Tetramorium sp. e in USA, utah if i order more setups they wont be there in time the larva are huge and ready to spin cocoons
by Jsctheantkeeper
Thu May 31, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: found the remains of a nuptial flight in my driveway
Replies: 0
Views: 226

found the remains of a nuptial flight in my driveway

Hello something VERY weird happened to me there was 3 nuptial flights in my DRIVEWAY all in a row day after day and I found 3 queens all in my front yard and back 2 in my front both were under attack and the one in my back yard was really healthy and i kept her, i will post updates on her and if she...