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by kytian
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Heat cable for Hybrid nest 2.0
Replies: 1
Views: 568

Heat cable for Hybrid nest 2.0

Hello,

It was recommended to use a 15 watt heating cable for the small sized hybrid nest. Now that the Hybrid nest 2.0 is much bigger, would it be safe to use a 25 watt heating cable, or is that still too strong? I plan on housing Camponotus sp from BC canada.

Thanks.
by kytian
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Lasius Alienus or Lasius Niger
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Re: Lasius Alienus or Lasius Niger

After looking at a few more of them, I'm starting to think they might by Formica instead :?: :?:
by kytian
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Lasius Alienus or Lasius Niger
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Lasius Alienus or Lasius Niger

Hello, There was a nuptial flight today and I was able to catch quite a few queens :) From looking through pictures, I'm thinking its from the Lasius genus. Any tips on differentiating the species would be much appreciated. Is it possible to keep 2 or more queens together for this species? Thanks! L...
by kytian
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need some help to ID queen. Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Need some help to ID queen. Thanks

Hello :) Just a beginner here and I was lucky enough to catch 3 queens. I believe all 3 are the same species, and looking for some assistance in identifying them. I've looked at a bunch of pictures online, and my guess is Tetramorium species e. Caught on June 17th and June 23rd in BC Canada on a sid...