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by VanPolska
Mon May 25, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: can anyone tell me how to catch a queen ant in saudi arabia
Replies: 10
Views: 495

Re: can anyone tell me how to catch a queen ant in saudi arabia

I Live in Canada, lots of ants. I still have a hard time finding queens. I wish you the best of luck in your search.
Have you considered buying a queen?
by VanPolska
Sat May 23, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: BRITISH COLUMBIA NUPTIAL FLIGHTS
Replies: 2
Views: 897

Re: BRITISH COLUMBIA NUPTIAL FLIGHTS

Hi, I live in Abbotsford, found x4 Camponotus Modoc queens a week ago, 2 of them are laying eggs now. I really want to find C.Herculeanus but no luck yet. This is my first season starting a colony from scratch. I have a small colony I found landscaping 2 years ago in a large class container, not a v...
by VanPolska
Sat May 09, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I think I found a Queen in BC Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: I think I found a Queen in BC Canada

can't seem to post a photo
by VanPolska
Fri May 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I think I found a Queen in BC Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 148

I think I found a Queen in BC Canada

Hi, I just captured a large winged ant. Is it possible it's a queen this early in the spring?

It looks similar to a queen I already have for a colony. I believe it's Camponotus Modoc.
How do I tell if it's mated?
by VanPolska
Mon May 20, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: ytong nest question
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: ytong nest question

Where did you find ytong? I'm in Vancouver, Canada and can't find it anywhere. Most people have never heard of it.
by VanPolska
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Camponotus vicinus - Newish Colony
Replies: 0
Views: 378

Camponotus vicinus - Newish Colony

Hi, I captured a Queen and a few workers a few months back. I made my own basic colony setup in a large glass jar. The first of the new brood has hatched and I'm getting more surface activity now. They nest in dirt and old logs from the original nest site so I can't see to much action. I'm thinking ...