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by jameswood1
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Introducing Two Queens to Each Other
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Re: Introducing Two Queens to Each Other

TheRealAntMan wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:55 pm
The might not have been fighting, instead they might have been asserting dominance over one another. Unless you clearly saw them stinging each which in that case it was definitely a fight.
Thanks for the reply. What does stinging look like?
by jameswood1
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Introducing Two Queens to Each Other
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Re: Introducing Two Queens to Each Other

Hello guys, I have 2 queens of the Messor Nondentatus species (which is polygene) and have tried to introduce them. Once they finally met each other they started fighting. I separated them so as they couldn't injure or kill each other. Should I have done this or is it normal for polygene queens to ...
by jameswood1
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Introducing Two Queens to Each Other
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Introducing Two Queens to Each Other

Hello guys, I have 2 queens of the Messor Nondentatus species (which is polygene) and have tried to introduce them. Once they finally met each other they started fighting. I separated them so as they couldn't injure or kill each other. Should I have done this or is it normal for polygene queens to f...
by jameswood1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Turkestanus Hibernation?
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Camponotus Turkestanus Hibernation?

Hi guys, currently it is early summer where I live but I was wondering if anyone knew if Camponotus Turkestanus Hibernate or not, different sites have different answers ?

Thanks for an help.
by jameswood1
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Questions About Colony Sizes
Replies: 6
Views: 1294

Questions About Colony Sizes

Hello guys,

I was wondering if people could give me information of ant species from Europe and Asia (preferably mainland) that live in relatively small colonies (500-1000) workers?

Any help welcome, thanks.
by jameswood1
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello, I'm new to this forum and to Ant Keeping
Replies: 1
Views: 637

Re: Hello, I'm new to this forum and to Ant Keeping

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This is a picture of my queen.
by jameswood1
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello, I'm new to this forum and to Ant Keeping
Replies: 1
Views: 637

Hello, I'm new to this forum and to Ant Keeping

Hi, My name is James and I've just got into ant keeping after watching AntsCanada and others for about a year. I currently have a Camponotus turkestanus in a test tube set up with a couple of eggs, I chose the species due to it's relatively small colony size and I just love the colour of the queen. ...