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by yrodro
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Triple weird
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Triple weird

This one is tricky to me (noob) because I understand how to deal with each separate situation, but all three together... well... I have a new queen, captured in July, probably formica. She got a few nanitics, and then stopped. I am expecting they went into hibernation, so left them in the garage, an...
by yrodro
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Not laying anymore
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Not laying anymore

I started ant keeping this year, and caught 5 queens. I have not been able to take good enough pictures, so I am not sure on species, although I suspect a mix of tetramorium and formica. I will keep working on ids elsewhere... All 5 queens started great, laying eggs, and hatching (up to) 10 nanitics...
by yrodro
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help ID-ing 7 specimens
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Help ID-ing 7 specimens

This is my first year in the hobby, and my first post. So far I have been quite successful, and have 5 confirmed mated queens (with eggs). Please give me a hand with IDs, as I know no one around north of Indianapolis to learn from. Queens 1 thru 4 were collected mid June, and I expect the first 3 to...