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by Pabloof7
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Question for idahoantgirl
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Question for idahoantgirl

You said in several posts to buy live feeders and the freeze them. In that way taking one whenever my ants need protein. My question is:
How long can be the crickets in the freezer until they spoil or get bad for ants?
by Pabloof7
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Formica fusca dead??? Plz help
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Formica fusca dead??? Plz help

Yes it has enough water, no (she only has pupae) and I have been 1 month with her
by Pabloof7
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Formica fusca dead??? Plz help
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Formica fusca dead??? Plz help

I have a very serious problem, my formica fusca queen is nearly dead. It looks like that. She only moves her legs and head.
What should I do, answer fast plz.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pnCKap6SwSLIhXbS3VtkTKcWBFlciJjS
by Pabloof7
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New queens, Spain and portugal
Replies: 0
Views: 41

New queens, Spain and portugal

I was on summer holiday in Portugal and I was able to catch lots of queens. I brought them to Spain but dont worry I was on 150km away. I believe that I caught 7 camponotus (unknown species) and another one that I cant identify. Two days ago I also caught another one with an unknown ID. Queen ant 1....
by Pabloof7
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: Anyone wants Gan farmers in spain
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Anyone wants Gan farmers in spain

My friend and I are willing to become gan farmers in spain, but we want to make sure there is people wanting to buy ants.
Anyone??
I would sell lots of camponotus, lasius niger and formica species
I would also like to buy or exchange tetramorium
by Pabloof7
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Moving ants
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Moving ants

I am trying to move my tetramorium erraticum colony to a new test tube through an outworld. What I did was to leave the old test tube exposed to light and the new to dark. After doing that a day has passed and they are not willing to move, even though they have no dark in the test tube. What should ...
by Pabloof7
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Springtails??
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Springtails??

Are springtails a good source of protein for my ants. I am interested in making a culture of them.
Is it safe for the ants to eat them??
by Pabloof7
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Help with protein
Replies: 8
Views: 262

Re: Help with protein

And if my family doesnt let me buy insects and I make sure they have no pesticides on, would they be safe for my ants if I boil them.
Is there anything else that is dangerous for the ants and cannot be eliminated with boiling??
by Pabloof7
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Help with protein
Replies: 8
Views: 262

Re: Help with protein

And if I buy those fruit flies, can I have freeze them and keep them in the fridge forever until I used them all.
For example, lets say that they spend 1 month in the fridge, will they spoil or completely lose their properties??
by Pabloof7
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Help with protein
Replies: 8
Views: 262

Help with protein

Here is the thing, I have a tapinoma erraticum colony with 7 workers. I have read that ants need a protein source and sugary foods. I am okey with the sugar ones (honey, sugar eater, fruit...). But I dont know what to do with protein, I have heard that wild insects are not good as they may have pest...