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by loupgaroupgris
Tue May 26, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Is aquarium food good for ants?
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Is aquarium food good for ants?

Like the tittle says is aquarium food a good substitute for ants? Can I give them something like aquarium ""blood worms""?

https://www.petsmart.com/fish/food-and-care/food/omegaandtrade-one-freeze-dried-bloodworms-fish-treat-17888.html
by loupgaroupgris
Mon May 18, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Wild food
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Wild food

I had a question with the virus thing running around and some place being closes do you guys know a good way to feed wild caught food to your ants safely? Do you need to freeze it? Do you need to use boiling water ect? If we are going by the safest way lest say the bug are from inside your home do y...
by loupgaroupgris
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.
Replies: 10
Views: 823

Re: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.

Also i was planing on feeding them a bit of honey too before I hibernated them, so they could get both sugar and proteins, should i still do that?
by loupgaroupgris
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.
Replies: 10
Views: 823

Re: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.

Forgot to mention you should remove the cricket as they likely won't eat it and it will just rot. Furthermore it seems unlikely the led (?) Light from your aquarium would generate enough heat to affect the temperature in the tube. Btw what kind of aquarium have you got? And what kind of inhabitants...
by loupgaroupgris
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.
Replies: 10
Views: 823

Re: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.

Its been two weeks now and they still haven't moved. I'm getting kind of worried because i can assume Canadian ants need to be hibernated by this time. So should i just force them? I'm assuming the queen does not lay eggs when preparing for winter so she should not be leaving some behind when i mov...
by loupgaroupgris
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.
Replies: 10
Views: 823

Re: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.

Its been two weeks now and they still haven't moved. I'm getting kind of worried because i can assume Canadian ants need to be hibernated by this time. So should i just force them? I'm assuming the queen does not lay eggs when preparing for winter so she should not be leaving some behind when i move...
by loupgaroupgris
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.
Replies: 10
Views: 823

How to ""persuade"" ants to move from their nest testube.

Like the title says i need help trying to force my small colonie to move from one test tube to the other. Problem is they dont seem to want to move. I'm exposing them to light and all but they still seem to be content. I'm worried because the old testube that they are in now is getting moldy and mos...
by loupgaroupgris
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Possible Camponotus vicinus flights in southern Ontario.
Replies: 7
Views: 838

Re: Possible Camponotus vicinus flights in southern Ontario.

Did not get to see some flights yesterday but i did find one queen so keep your eyes open they might be around.
by loupgaroupgris
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Possible Camponotus vicinus flights in southern Ontario.
Replies: 7
Views: 838

Re: Possible Camponotus vicinus flights in southern Ontario.

Was raining a bit yesterday. Might have some flight today.
by loupgaroupgris
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Photo
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Re: Photo

Yes thank you very much.