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by Bierschneeman
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)

I just peeked in at my queen. (before the sun rises I switch my LED to red and remove the cover off the viewing side) I wonder if she can see in Red, because she reacted to my peeking, leaving her clutch to pace, I will continue to leave her be weeks at a time just in case. (it could be my LEDs are...
by Bierschneeman
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)

I just peeked in at my queen. (before the sun rises I switch my LED to red and remove the cover off the viewing side) I have been putting 1.5mls of water into the hole twice a week, because she has no access to water otherwise, seems to be working. She is set up near the hole and her eggs are now a ...
by Bierschneeman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: DIY Formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: DIY Formicarium

For my Pheidole soritis, i have them in an all in one, rocks, dirt, on slope in a party drink dispenser.

my plan is to get them into a formicarium, and build a nice outworld, OR i will build a vivarium and move them into that....not sure yet
by Bierschneeman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: DIY Formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: DIY Formicarium

pre mades. it depends on colony size. if you have small or tiny colony. check out the antkeepingdepot they have supplies from lots of smaller producers. for my Brachymyrmex patagonicus i have an Empire of Ants nest A? its the smallest formicarium i have seen at 3"x2" or close too. i got it for $10. ...
by Bierschneeman
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: conventions
Replies: 0
Views: 51

conventions

does anyone know of an expo or convention where ants are represented? There are a lot of exotic pet conventions, so many that some hyper focus (just birds, just herps, et cetera) has anyone seen ants represented, obviously not queens or whole colonies because of legal issues (and stressed to death) ...
by Bierschneeman
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Super major or late queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Super major or late queen?

what i have on that, is they can fly from March-September.

but september flights are sparse and low population.
by Bierschneeman
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How long can I keep a queen?
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: How long can I keep a queen?

give her a damp cotton ball so she has access to water without drowning danger. (you will probably notice her latch on an never let go, it might dry up, snd you will need to add another.) provide her with air she should be fine, if she dies, it will likely be because of stress, this is a stressful s...
by Bierschneeman
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)

So I haven't seen a worker in a long while, Even if I turn on the red light to look in at her, she seems alone. (she does have a clutch of eggs, YAY!!!) So I disconnected the tupperware outworld and attatched an alternative water source straight into the hose. (a lot closer) I then cooked the subst...
by Bierschneeman
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)
Replies: 24
Views: 718

Re: Forelius pruinosis Journal(my dream species)

So I haven't seen a worker in a long while, Even if I turn on the red light to look in at her, she seems alone. (she does have a clutch of eggs, YAY!!!) So I disconnected the tupperware outworld and attatched an alternative water source straight into the hose. (a lot closer) I then cooked the substr...
by Bierschneeman
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Fungus growing species, Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Fungus growing species, Trachymyrmex septentrionalis

Now I know what I am looking for, these are ridiculously abundant. https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/p366/Muslimchristian2/s0/dcf6c4f4-3f86-4dc9-ad5e-d25cc57ee2f5-original.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds https://beta-static.photobucket.com/images/p366/Muslimchristian2/s0/fa3b6e42-4bc6...