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by Allcor
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Flash photos bad idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Flash photos bad idea?

Thanks for the awnser. Will learn more patience
by Allcor
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Flash photos bad idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Flash photos bad idea?

Also, I don't see eggs. Are they suppose to be hibernating?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/AmbJnSc42iRuStx58
by Allcor
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Flash photos bad idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Flash photos bad idea?

Resently I got a little family of Messor barbarus ants. There are about 20 workers, unfortunately not all made it trough transport. So with the idea of not bothering them to much I thought making a photo would be better then watch them. I could study the photo as long as I liked. But I started notic...
by Allcor
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: messor barbarus in Netherlands
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: messor barbarus in Netherlands

Checked the official list of invasive species that are actively exterminated. No ants on there. https://www.nvwa.nl/onderwerpen/invasieve-exoten/unielijst-invasieve-exoten Somewhere else i found 6 species that are worrysome, as they seem to have wild colonies. Linepithema humile, Plagiolepis schmitz...
by Allcor
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: messor barbarus in Netherlands
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: messor barbarus in Netherlands

It's a good question, I have no idea what my government thinks of this. They seem to have an physical shop though. Can't be smuggling right? https://www.antskingdom.com/ants.html Did AntsCanada himself not have species not specifically native to the region? Or are those like the black crazyants, alr...
by Allcor
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: messor barbarus in Netherlands
Replies: 4
Views: 365

messor barbarus in Netherlands

Hey all, I am glad to announce I have a start set ordered and on the way. I am exited to start a nice little colony. When reading about what species of ant to get my eye fell on Messor barbarus. They seemed native to Europe and with majors and interesting foregoing behaviour. I did find a legitimate...