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by SebrightLover
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen Chamber Out of Water
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Queen Chamber Out of Water

Yeah, it's hibernation time here. I've put her in a warmer room when I noticed her slowing down and she perked up soon after, will that make a difference? I tried the light before I moved her
by SebrightLover
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen Chamber Out of Water
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Queen Chamber Out of Water

I have a queen in a test tube setup and she's been running out of water. I've tried lining the tube up with a new one but I can't get her to move, even when I shine a light on her (I can't keep a light on at all times but I had it on for a while and she wasn't fazed by it). Now it's completely out o...
by SebrightLover
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Idaho Ant Keepers!
Replies: 13
Views: 6029

Re: Idaho Ant Keepers!

Hello, I'm SebrightLover. I'm currently awaiting nuptial flights as I decided to look into ant keeping right as the summer ended (my luck in a nutshell) I live in the Boise area and I raise chickens a lot (hence the name, a Sebright is my favorite breed of chickens, even though I've only ones two he...
by SebrightLover
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Re: New and Clueless

I put them in a small glass jar, Wich I opened multiple times per day to make sure they got fresh air often. I did try the baby powder barrier but matter how thick I made it the ants could still climb out easily. Some bits of the mixture did fall in Wich I suppose could've killed them, but if assume...
by SebrightLover
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

New and Clueless

Hello, so I'm really new to ant keeping. I recently tried to capture a queen from a colony that was inside one of my garden beds but only managed to capture a bunch of workers. They only survived the days before I could only see one of the thirty I had caught. It's almost winter here (Boise area in ...