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by Catastrophe68
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Texas red Harvester queens
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Texas red Harvester queens

Okay so i have some harvester ant queens and i have them in test tube setups. I know they are semi claustrial so i gave them a variety of seeds. I was just curious if keeping them in test tube setups would be the best idea or if i should move them to a container with some soil and also i was curious...
by Catastrophe68
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Dead queen
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Dead queen

Okay thank you ive just heard different and wanted to confirm it. Unfortunately the queen that died didnt have any brood just workers so that sucks. I guess im gonna have to just let the little guys live out there lives im still feeding them and everything
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Dead queen
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Dead queen

Okay so one of my Dorymyrmex queens have passed away and she has about 5 to 10 workers. My question is can i combine the workers of the dead queen with another existing queen. I have about 10 other dorymyrmex queens with workers and a few with just brood in their test tubes. If so should i combine t...
by Catastrophe68
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: New formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: New formicarium

Anyone ??
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: New formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 284

New formicarium

I am building some formicariums for my ants and i had a few questions. All of the sides will be flat 8"L x 10"W x 1" high . all of the sides of the formicarium will be flesh to each other but i was wondering if they could chew through low oder bath and kitchen silicone on the outside of the seams wh...
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Tetramorium sp e?
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Tetramorium sp e?

PTasker15 wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:42 pm
1-Pheidole Magecephala
2-Solenopsis Sp
3-??
Could you possible check out my post titled camponotus? To see what you think? I would love your opinion on that as well. Thank you for your help!
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Tetramorium sp e?
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Tetramorium sp e?

Thank you guys so much for your help and replies! With further research from your references i am happy to confirm that species 1 is a pheidole big headed ant and queen 2 is indeed solenopsis sp. Sorry batspiderfish for doubting you at first. I just figured they were all red lol. No i can probably t...
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus ?
Replies: 11
Views: 332

Re: Camponotus ?

Batspiderfish wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:56 pm
If she's 8mm, then Dorymyrmex becomes a possibility, but that distinction would require better photographs.
Here are more pics which probably don't help all that much because i don't have the best camera. http://imgur.com/gallery/o6gOX5e
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus ?
Replies: 11
Views: 332

Re: Camponotus ?

Batspiderfish wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:56 pm
If she's 8mm, then Dorymyrmex becomes a possibility, but that distinction would require better photographs.
Okay so which genus would it be with the yellow strips on her gaster. Is there a specific focal point for the pictures so you can identify her better ?
by Catastrophe68
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Posting pics from android
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Re: Posting pics from android

Here is a link to a forum posting about pictures. http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=162 Could you possible help me with a second opinion on my post and take a look at the pictures i posted? The first one was possible a camponotus queen and my second post had 3 queens in them which all...