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by ClashOwenBash
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Too late to hibernate?
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Too late to hibernate?

I haven't been hibernating my ants properly at all and I'm motivated to do it now, but I'm wondering if it's too late to do it now? I'm thinking of buying a wine cooler because there isn't a suitable place to do it in my house. The basement is heated and there's no room in the fridge. The ants are ...
by ClashOwenBash
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Can you find Camponotus in the uk?
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Can you find Camponotus in the uk?

Can camponotus ants be found in the uk? I've looked online and the information I've found doesn't seem to be conclusive. I saw a species called camponotus britteni that supposedly can be found in the uk but the samples were from australia. Some sites say they're an introduced species whereas others...
by ClashOwenBash
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Ant barrier
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: Ant barrier

Baby powder can also work.
by ClashOwenBash
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Messor Barabarus hibernation
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Messor Barabarus hibernation

Its fine.
by ClashOwenBash
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Type of water to give my ants
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Type of water to give my ants

Distilled water is created when water is evaporated to leave all the chemical ions which where dissolved, the pure water vapour is then condensed to give a solution of pure water, this reaction is called distillation, hence why the water produced is called distilled water. No chemicals are added dur...
by ClashOwenBash
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Replies: 7
Views: 193


It's hard to tell from that picture... :lol:

I'm not too sure but maybe I can point you in the right direction and say, it looks like a Manica sp. Or Myrmica sp.
by ClashOwenBash
Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New future ant keeper!
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: New future ant keeper!

Great to hear of another future ant keeper! Also love the link to Meerkat Manor.