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by Tsutsu
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How do I tell if there's a egg?
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: How do I tell if there's a egg?

They might look like tiny white specks almost, depending on the species . My very first queen's brood just developed into ants and I mistook the eggs for poop at first, they were so tiny. Over time they hatched and grew, but as others have said, it's a process that takes several weeks. The eggs from...
by Tsutsu
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Velvety tree ant care
Replies: 0
Views: 283

Velvety tree ant care

So I recently found out that the queen I have is a velvety tree ant (thanks to batspiderfish). I read online that they're a lot like camponatus but they grow faster. I'm thinking of getting a camponatus nest from the AC store, but I'm not sure if that would work well or if I should make a foraging a...
by Tsutsu
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant identification
Replies: 3
Views: 631

Re: Ant identification

Thank you, batspiderfish!
Looking around at pictures of velvety tree ants has revealed that all the Carpenter nests are actually velvety tree ants!
by Tsutsu
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant identification
Replies: 3
Views: 631

Ant identification

I found this queen on my ceiling in late July in Oroville, california. She now has 10 baby ants crawling around and I need to know what species she is in order to know what to do next. I think she's some camponatus species considering we have many black and red camponatus nests on our property. Help...