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by PlaylikeSteve
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Am i hibernating my ants right?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Am i hibernating my ants right?

Ok. Good to hear.
Do I have to feed them during the hibernation?
Like giving them sugar water or proteins?
by PlaylikeSteve
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Are they lasius niger?
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Are they lasius niger?

The ants and me are both from europe.
So they are Lasius Niger.

But thank you for the additional information.
It's always interesting how similar species are named in different countries or continents.
by PlaylikeSteve
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Are they lasius niger?
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Are they lasius niger?

Ok thank you very much.
by PlaylikeSteve
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Are they lasius niger?
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Are they lasius niger?

Hello antlovers.

Is this colony species lasius niger?

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Greetings from Steve.
by PlaylikeSteve
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Am i hibernating my ants right?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Am i hibernating my ants right?

Hello antlovers. I have 3 colonies of ants. Two of them seem to be lasius niger and the other one seems to be tetramorium caespitum. So for the winter i bought a fridge for them and slowly cooled them down. I build up a raspberry pi with a temperatur monitoring to see if the temperature is right. To...
by PlaylikeSteve
Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Bavarian nuptial flights gone Crazy!!! + Identifying please :D
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Bavarian nuptial flights gone Crazy!!! + Identifying please :D

Hello Batspiderfish.
Again thank you so much for your help.
I hope the question is not stupid.
But what is the sp. Standing for?
I can't find any species called sp. Or is it social parasite?

Greetings from Steve
by PlaylikeSteve
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Bavarian nuptial flights gone Crazy!!! + Identifying please :D
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Bavarian nuptial flights gone Crazy!!! + Identifying please :D

Hello together, i found 10 queen ants today. They were everywhere. I got too much. So I kept only three. They all look identical. Here are the pics for identifying them. Thank you so much in advance. :D Greetings from Steve View from downside. http://img.picshare.at/1530310414_Still_2018-06-29_23425...
by PlaylikeSteve
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Greetings and Identifying my Queen
Replies: 19
Views: 678

Re: Greetings and Identifying my Queen

So am I doing right when I place them both in a separate test tube setup each in the darkness? (like I did :D ) Room temperature and without food until the first workers arrive? (at this point I´m a little clueless, because I find so much information about the colony starting phase. Some feed them w...
by PlaylikeSteve
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Greetings and Identifying my Queen
Replies: 19
Views: 678

Re: Greetings and Identifying my Queen

So here are the pictures to identify my first queen... :D

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So i hope this pictures are good enough now... :D
by PlaylikeSteve
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Difference between Starter Kits
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Difference between Starter Kits

Both my queens, tetramorium and the lasius one now layed eggs... Depending on handle and grow rate I decide which one I keep...
So both should be happy with the nest. :D