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by LiveMalik
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: An observation I've made with Parasitic Lasius Queens and supporting research, Severn MD
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: An observation I've made with Parasitic Lasius Queens and supporting research, Severn MD

good info.. and thanks. honestly i have a hard time discerning the species. im going to try to collect some workers and brood from around where i found her and see if that helps. she was id as Lasius aphidicolus
by LiveMalik
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: social parasite attempt
Replies: 1
Views: 297

social parasite attempt

Hello.. with help from you guys 1 of my 2 queens i found this summer was identified as a Lasius parasite species. im a newcomer to ant keeping and am asking do you think i should attempt a host colony introduction to get her started producing eggs. Or as a novice let her free . I dont want to harm h...
by LiveMalik
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Mealworms, raw or cooked?
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: Mealworms, raw or cooked?

i started feeding my young colony last week. i dip the worm in boiling water for a second or two. it seems to die instantly. then i cut it up and for now only give them a segment or two. today they reacted well to the meal.
by LiveMalik
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Unknown queen ant better pic
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Unknown queen ant better pic

Thank you . youre extemely helpful on here
by LiveMalik
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Unknown queen ant better pic
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Unknown queen ant better pic

can anyone help with this queen? heres a good pic taken couple days ago. shes less than 2 cm . found in nyc 2 weeks almost https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WKk2Ld9UaIHy8OLOh5KZXigEFHN00pIM/view?usp=sharing
by LiveMalik
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York
Replies: 34
Views: 3045

Re: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York

i honestly dont know. i believe she is Tetramorium or pheidole. I was going to compare her with another queen i caught which i've put pics of on the forum. The second queen is either tetramorium or Lasius. IShe has yet to produce eggs so i am just hoping she is a queen as of now..llol. My queen who ...
by LiveMalik
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York
Replies: 34
Views: 3045

Re: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York

hey , im from nyc. New to the hobby this year. The spring was unusually cold and we havent had a lot of rainy days. I was lucky to find my first queen in the bronx under a rock one day when i was searching..and i mean lucky..lol. I try to go out on good days or look when im at work since i work outd...
by LiveMalik
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Night hunting
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Night hunting

Do you guys recommend searching at night for queens on hot summer nights?
by LiveMalik
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Camponotus Eggs not hatching
Replies: 9
Views: 1472

Re: Camponotus Eggs not hatching

I think i missed camponotus flight. im jealous..lol. Ill have to buy a queen from GAN then hibernate her.