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by Typmachien
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Ant queen

So i found this ant in my house and it was quite big for a worker but quite small for a queen can someone confirm if this is a queen or a worker?
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by Typmachien
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: moving my colony
Replies: 2
Views: 243

moving my colony

So my colony has reached a size of about 10-15 workers and i orderd a small "arena" with an inside and outside area is it okay if i already move my ants into them because it's getting hard to feed them cuz everytime i try to feed them there will be at least one ant trying to escape. is it fine if i ...
by Typmachien
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Super Major
Replies: 7
Views: 829

Super Major

Hello, my colony of lasius niger is finally starting to grow i have around 4 workers at the moment. My question is: does this colony get majors or super majors when they grow larger or does this species not have majors?
Thanks in Advance!
by Typmachien
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What to do next
Replies: 1
Views: 174

What to do next

So it's been a few weeks, my first workers have arrived and i couldn't be happier. I gave them a drop of Honey and the queen and 1 worker started eating (wich i think is good) my question is what i need to do now? How long do i need to wait untill i can move them into a new enclosure and what do i n...
by Typmachien
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification
Replies: 16
Views: 1259

Re: Queen identification

[Update] So it's been a few weeks, my first workers have arrived and i couldn't be happier. I gave them a drop of Honey and the queen and 1 worker started eating (wich i think is good) my question is what i need to do now? How long do i need to wait untill i can move them into a new enclosure and wh...
by Typmachien
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: Moving

My queen is from the species lasius niger she only had eggs and i have her for about 3-4 weeks i think but when the workers come it will be hard for me to feed them so i was thinking about putting them (when she had 5 workers or something) into a small dark plastic container with some wet cotton or ...
by Typmachien
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Moving

If my colony reaches about 5-10 workers is it okay for me to then move them to a more temporary enclosure than the ‘test tube’ setup that i have now. The setup i have now is a small urine sample jar so when they grow it will be very hard to feed/clean the ants and setup because of the opening, it is...
by Typmachien
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification
Replies: 16
Views: 1259

Re: Queen identification

Is it okay to check my queen daily or is that too.much because i'm so excited and love looking at her just doing her thing!
by Typmachien
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification
Replies: 16
Views: 1259

Re: Queen identification

Thanks a lot for indentifying her i'm really happy with her and i hope i can start a little colony. Some tips are always welcome as well!
by Typmachien
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification
Replies: 16
Views: 1259

Re: Queen identification

http://imgur.com/Ko2kB4R

This link should work i don't really want to bother her too much