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by CaptainAnt2005
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: What setup should I do for two camponatus americanus queens
Replies: 1
Views: 59

What setup should I do for two camponatus americanus queens

I recently caught these two and I dont know what I should do I currently have two dirt outworlds and that's it should I do something different, should I rip it all out for some wood? Also how much humidity should they have I live in colorado and it can be pretty wet or pretty dry, are the polygenous...
by CaptainAnt2005
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species is this caught in Colorado on july 8th at 3:15pm
Replies: 1
Views: 32

What species is this caught in Colorado on july 8th at 3:15pm

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by CaptainAnt2005
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: How do you clean a test tube where there is no residue?
Replies: 2
Views: 70

How do you clean a test tube where there is no residue?

I need an answer asap please because most of my testubes are dirty or missing and I need to clean them as fast as possible.
by CaptainAnt2005
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Starting colony
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Starting colony

Is it possible for me to catch a queen ant, and then put her in a bin filled with dirt or something so she can make her own chamber and come out when she is ready or should I just keep putting ant queens in test tubes?
by CaptainAnt2005
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Pogonomyrmex Occidentalis
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Pogonomyrmex Occidentalis

Does anyone know if these ants sting? I have seen tons of these wild colonies in my area and they seem like a good species to keep.
by CaptainAnt2005
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Pheidole ants
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Pheidole ants

Does anyone know if this ant species lives in Colorado? I'm curious and want to try to keep them.
by CaptainAnt2005
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Seriously When do Ants Hibernate?
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Seriously When do Ants Hibernate?

I just want to know, it is mid-October and I'm living in Colorado.
by CaptainAnt2005
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: HELP
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: HELP

Don't worry she will just hibernate the eggs might die but that's ok, Just maybe feed her when she wakes up.
by CaptainAnt2005
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Camponotus Subbertus
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Camponotus Subbertus

I don't know where I went wrong there was a lot of mold in her chamber and I transferred her, but she ate her workers and wouldn't make anymore even when I left her alone for a few months except for feeding her and on October 7th she died and the hundreds of thousands to millions of workers that wil...
by CaptainAnt2005
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: What time do ants hibernate?
Replies: 1
Views: 364

What time do ants hibernate?

I'm just wondering when ants hibernate, it's getting colder and colder and I haven't seen my ants in a while. I live in Colorado, it is mid-October, and it just snowed recently.