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by oskari
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identify these queens
Replies: 30
Views: 2205

Re: Identify these queens

Could you help me to identify my Queens, too? I'm new to ant keeping and these are the first queens I caught. I live near to Cologne/Germany and found both of them yesterday. But I really have no clue how to identify them as there are quite a few species looking similar to them. The only thing I am...
by oskari
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Messor Nonendatus
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Messor Nonendatus

Yea so i have a queen and which has a week old nanitic I'm curious how should I take care of them food humidity temperature etc my room has 23 celsius is that too low ?. And I would like some tips of this species. How often I should feed them. Thank you! and can i feed them only incest and honey at...
by oskari
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Messor Nonendatus
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Messor Nonendatus

antnest8 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:52 pm
a test tube should be fine for humidity and temperature 80 degrees is a good middle ground.
ok but i wanna still know humidity in % with these ants
by oskari
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Messor Nonendatus
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Messor Nonendatus

antnest8 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:58 am
well i think that Messor means that these are a kind of harvester ant. try giving different seeds along with honey and insects.
Thank you for the answer now my biggest concern is temperature and humidity.
by oskari
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Messor Nonendatus
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Messor Nonendatus

Yea so i have a queen and which has a week old nanitic I'm curious how should I take care of them food humidity temperature etc my room has 23 celsius is that too low ?. And I would like some tips of this species. How often I should feed them. Thank you!