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by ske16342
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Odontomachus Update

It's been a while, the first queen who had 3 larvae is doing well I provided her with a bunch of soil from the plants on my garden and after a couple of days after my last update she started bringing soil into the tube and building a barricade at the entrance, she likes raw fresh chicken liver (of c...
by ske16342
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Odontomachus update

Almost 2 weeks has passed since the last update and my first queen who laid 3 eggs (now 3 larvae) has been eating really well, I'm giving her small fruit flies and small pieces of fresh papaya or apple, she drinks the fluids and takes the smallest pieces into the nest to feed the larvae, the cotton ...
by ske16342
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

Quick update on my queens, the most active is eating well and has layed 3 eggs a couple of days ago, I leave different types of food in the outworld and she comes out at the night and picks up what she needs and poops outside the tube, I keep feeding her small pieces of egg white and fruit flies, bu...
by ske16342
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

hello, I'm from Venezuela too, well for what i learn they are pretty aggressive but semi claustral queens... i DO have a question for you where did u find test tubes? i keeping my Camponotus queen on a dalvito jar, haha well hope you the best luck and hope you can help me. :D I sent you a private m...
by ske16342
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

A little update on my Odontomachus queens, after a few days trying to find out what to feed to my queens I read that some people would give them boiled eggs, and that actually worked for me, I boiled an egg and with a toothpick, I tried to tear apart a really small piece of egg white, then placed it...
by ske16342
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

Thanks for the commentary, this has to be beginner luck or something, I just found another trap jaw queen crawling in my kitchen, placed this one on a test tube and she's really calm staying on the moist part of the test tube, but the first one I caught looks really anxious I'm thinking about moving...
by ske16342
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

Thank you for your response, she broke her wings today and it's pulling a lot of the cotton, I'll look for info about the food I should provide for her.
by ske16342
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Caracas-Venezuela, Ant ID & Tips

Caracas, Venezuela Date July 02 2018 19:05 Body length 12mm In my opinion it could be a trap-jaw ant, but not sure if it's male or a queen, I would appreciate if you guys can give me feedback, it's been 15 days since I started watching AntsCanada videos, I know the basics from the tutorials but this...