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by Bartol
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Feeding claustral queens
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Re: Feeding claustral queens

Fully claustral queens should not be fed unless they have serious setbacks (eating their brood multiple times) Provide your colony with an outworld (drinking straw method) when the first worker ecloses. Never feed in the tube as this causes stress and mold outbreaks. can u elaborate what the drinki...
by Bartol
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Feeding claustral queens
Replies: 5
Views: 1086

Feeding claustral queens

My question is when should i start feeding them in test tubes, is it when they have their first workers or later or before because i dont believe they can sustain themselves till they are ready to move in the formicarium
by Bartol
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Formica Sanguinea Care tips
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Formica Sanguinea Care tips

Wondering mostly about their hybernation (at what temperature should i hybernate them and any other tips i should worry about regarding their hybernation
by Bartol
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Slave Maker colony
Replies: 0
Views: 241

Slave Maker colony

Anybody know what happens when u introduce a slave maker colony, to a colony that has gamargates instead of the usual queen hierarchy.
by Bartol
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Diacamma rugosum keeping and other inquiries
Replies: 0
Views: 234

Diacamma rugosum keeping and other inquiries

First of, hello all I’m looking for tips regarding Diacamma Rugosum. What kind of setup should i use, is it ok to keep the formicarium and the outworld separate, how to control and observe the temperature inside the nest as well as the humidity ( I know how to do it in the outworld I’m curious about...
by Bartol
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need advice for keeping Diacamma Rugosum
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Need advice for keeping Diacamma Rugosum

Hello In a separate post i explained how this species came to me (its not native to my land) and after a lot of thinking i decided to keep it. I need help and advice on how to keep this species i found some info online but not the desired ammount so i decided to turn to you guys. Im interested in th...
by Bartol
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need adivce what to do with colony
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Need adivce what to do with colony

Guys i just got an exotic colony, didnt know it was exotic until i got it and the guy told me the species, i heard from antscanda its not ok to keep exotic ants, should i kill them or what should i do, the species is diacamma rugosum. kind of having a moral dilema here.
by Bartol
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: My ant colony
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: My ant colony

And how should I hibernate them and should I at all ( if they hibernate it would be no problem just wondering how to make it comfortable for them)
by Bartol
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: My ant colony
Replies: 2
Views: 403

My ant colony

through your forums I connected with a man from Croatia who has to many myrmica rubra colonies ( he caught a lot of Queens and a lot of them are successful, more then he can keep) so he will pass a 30+ worker colony to me, this is my first colony I have watched a lot of videos and read a lot but I a...
by Bartol
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Colony survival
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Re: Colony survival

Thank you