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by IndoAnts
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: I have a weird "Formicarium" design- need help!
Replies: 4
Views: 532

Re: I have a weird "Formicarium" design- need help!

It should be alright for the ants. Try to also add a bit of substrate around the middle of the test tube portal. The only problem about this setup is maintaining the humidity within the nest. This is because the water in the test tubes will slowly dry out and the ants might even transfer their nest ...
by IndoAnts
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification help
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: Queen ant identification help

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by IndoAnts
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung
Replies: 4
Views: 461

Re: Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung

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by IndoAnts
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification help
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Queen ant identification help

Ive kept this queen for about 2 weeks but it still havent layed any eggs. It was caught in my garage after a heavy rain in indonesia. It is the biggest queen ive ever caught measuring at exactly 0.9 Inches. It has a big red head, brownish black body and a brownish golden with black stripes. I've als...
by IndoAnts
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen won't move out of moldy test tube.
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Re: Queen won't move out of moldy test tube.

Ive also actually had the same experience before. Based on my experience,try to turn the lights off during night time and you should be able to see the whole colony transfer everything to the new test tube/formicarium. I think its because they feel more protected and comfortable moving their brood a...
by IndoAnts
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: need help for ponera sp queen
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Re: need help for ponera sp queen

Upon further research, the queen i got looked more like the pachycondyla sp. Anyone got any idea of how to take care of these ants?
by IndoAnts
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Do queens in their founding stage need oxygen?
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Re: Do queens in their founding stage need oxygen?

Wow, thanks a lot for that super long answer!
by IndoAnts
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: need help for ponera sp queen
Replies: 1
Views: 297

need help for ponera sp queen

I have a ponera so queen that i got recently and put it in a test tube setup with dirt in it. I have actually ever owned one of these ponera queens but never succeeded.any help would be appreciated.
by IndoAnts
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I cant find any queens lately (PLZ HELP)
Replies: 19
Views: 2137

Re: I cant find any queens lately (PLZ HELP)

Try to find queen ants at the start of each season,i find it best during the start of the rainy seasons.try to search in pavements where there is a lot of vegetation at the side of it. Sry for bad english
by IndoAnts
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Do queens in their founding stage need oxygen?
Replies: 4
Views: 887

Do queens in their founding stage need oxygen?

Hi! I just wanted to know if a queen ant could survive a place without oxygen while undergoing the founding process.Well specifically a lasius niger queen in a test tube setup with the most minimal oxygen for 24 hours(and with a few eggs). Appreciate any help I could get(and sorry for my bad English)