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by HarioI
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How long can I keep a queen?
Replies: 2
Views: 271

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 ...
by HarioI
Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How long can I keep a queen?
Replies: 2
Views: 271

How long can I keep a queen?

How long can you keep a queen before getting her set up in a test tube? I'm currently visiting a friends cottage and realized after I got here that it would be a good place to look for some queens after the rain we got in my area today, but I don't have any test tubes with me to put them in. It will...
by HarioI
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Is it too late to start hunting for a queen and start a colony?
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: Is it too late to start hunting for a queen and start a colony?

It isn't too late, I caught 5 Crematogaster queens and 1 Solenopsis molesta queen last week, though I'm in Connecticut, a state near New York. Just make sure you're looking after it rains, between 11:00 and 15:00. What about the hibernation period? If I caught them now would I need learn how to sto...
by HarioI
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Is it too late to start hunting for a queen and start a colony?
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Is it too late to start hunting for a queen and start a colony?

Hi, I'm new to the forum and to ant keeping (Hope this is the right place on here to post this), I only really learnt about it in the last week but have done some extensive research on the subject since it's become so fascinating to me. I live in southern Ontario, Canada and was planning to spend so...