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by Nhsbk2602
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Considering moving my queen to a small container, need advice.
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Considering moving my queen to a small container, need advice.

Plain baby powder is very messy though, right? Also it's a small container with no exit as the lid has been covered with material, only a small area exists for air flow. What should I do with my queen? Is it okay if I put a small hole in her tube and let her explore this new land or would that be a ...
by Nhsbk2602
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Considering moving my queen to a small container, need advice.
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Considering moving my queen to a small container, need advice.

Hello, I just set up and created a small out world. http://imgur.com/gallery/U3lnZa2 I have a Formica queen with pupae and no first worker yet. I'm considering putting a small straw through the cotton on her test tube and putting her in this little container. There is also some little chambers I cre...
by Nhsbk2602
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!

When looking up Formica Subsericea it matches the picture identically, the body has some small shinyish stripes to match as well
by Nhsbk2602
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Re: Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!

Is this formica or camponotus? Also what is a common name for formica subsericea?
by Nhsbk2602
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!
Replies: 7
Views: 169

Just caught this big queen today! Seems there are a bunch of this species out right now!

Caught in Northeast USA, Alone and walkin about! The it is about a half inch long. Don't know species or anything.
Also are Acorn Ants super small? Think I caught a queen of that species too :p
by Nhsbk2602
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Queen identification help
Replies: 10
Views: 264

Re: Queen identification help

I've gotten about 2 or 3 different replies 😅 can someone please tell me which is correct and why the others aren't?
by Nhsbk2602
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Queen identification help
Replies: 10
Views: 264

Re: Queen identification help

Better close up: https://m.imgur.com/gallery/mV7xex8
by Nhsbk2602
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Queen identification help
Replies: 10
Views: 264

Re: Queen identification help

Oops, forgot link. My queen https://imgur.com/a/8WJjUKh
by Nhsbk2602
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Queen identification help
Replies: 10
Views: 264

Queen identification help

I caught this wild queen in north-eastern USA, is about 3/4 of a cm long and the ants it was with were small black ants, living under a rock and part of my driveway. Caught walking on the surface.