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by Dann28
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Nuptial flights
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Nuptial flights

Oh, ok! I saw a termite queen the other day (or atleast i think it was) so i thought ants might be flying. Thx for reaponding. :D
by Dann28
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Nuptial flights
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Nuptial flights

Dann28 wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:11 pm
I'm in southern California, and it's April. Does anyone know what ant species fly? 8-)
by Dann28
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Nuptial flights
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Nuptial flights

I'm southern California, and it's April. Does anyone know what ant species fly? 8-)
by Dann28
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: What's Happening to my queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: What's Happening to my queen?

Are your ants dumping their garbage and dead in the nest? If so, thats a bad sign and will probably lead to mold or other dangers to your ants, if not then i'm not too sure, my colony does the same with their dead. Also when the queen comes out of the nest, does she look stressed? If she does then t...
by Dann28
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queens problem?
Replies: 8
Views: 256

Re: Queens problem?

Update- i fed my colony a mealworm today. We bought some fresh ones after the superworms died. I saw 2 cocoons yesterday, both the queens are alive, and the "alone" queen seems a lot better.
by Dann28
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Queen Ant Behavior and Care Needs in Test Tube Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Queen Ant Behavior and Care Needs in Test Tube Setup

When your queen has around 5-10 workers, you can feed them a small drop of honey or sugar water, or a cricket leg around once a week. Make sure to keep the queen in a dark place, and try to check up on her only around a week or so. Make sure that the cotton at the end of the test tube isnt too light...
by Dann28
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queens problem?
Replies: 8
Views: 256

Re: Queens problem?

Also the other day i saw an ant in the out world, but it wasnt moving. It was also near where the colony's graveyard was so started to blow at it. It started moving but it seemed like her back legs were broken or deformed. She couldnt walk properly and she couldnt mive them. I tried helping her but ...
by Dann28
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queens problem?
Replies: 8
Views: 256

Re: Queens problem?

Update- Im growing low on meal worms so I didnt feed my ants for this week. Many had full gasters so it will probably be fine. Im not too sure about the queens because i dont want to constantly stress the colony out, but i did take a peek and it seems like atleast 5 workers were surrounding the "alo...
by Dann28
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Queen Carpenter ants in NC
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Queen Carpenter ants in NC

Probably unmated queens...
by Dann28
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: AntsCanada ant towers question.
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: AntsCanada ant towers question.

Try to put a heating pad or cable only touching one end of the tower