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by renaazra
Thu May 30, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Baby powder and rubbing alcohol?
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: Baby powder and rubbing alcohol?

I actually just had this problem. I've been using baby powder and rubbing alcohol for two years on a massive colony in a two gallon tank. After moving them into a ten gallon I found my ants all over after one night...that morning after 30 or so ants being plopped back into the tank I resolved to put...
by renaazra
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Update on injured queens and transferring brood
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Update on injured queens and transferring brood

This was my old post https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=13242 Sadly both queens passed away. But out of I I have a weird development. So both queens had workers (4 & 1). My surrogate queen again only has one with about 5 on the way. Now in a previous time I accidentally put a non colo...
by renaazra
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus queen injured, can i transfer her brood to other colony?
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Camponotus queen injured, can i transfer her brood to other colony?

How do I transfer them, is there anything specific I need to do
by renaazra
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Camponotus queens caught all died a strange death
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Camponotus queens caught all died a strange death

So around two years ago i had caught 5-8 queens that were all Camponotus. after a few months they all were laying and eating. a few months after that they began slowly one by one lost interest in brood ,motor control, than balance. Shortly after all perished. The next year I used New glass test tube...
by renaazra
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus queen injured, can i transfer her brood to other colony?
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Camponotus queen injured, can i transfer her brood to other colony?

To start off I have been ant keeping Camponotus for 3-4 years. I live in US Nothwest. Ants all caught local... So I have never dealt with a injured or sick queen. Let alone my cat catapulting five test tubes across the room. :oops: Two have visible injuries and have become lethargic, the others are ...
by renaazra
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Camponotus ants too picky in eating
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Camponotus ants too picky in eating

Ive had a wild caught Camponotus colony for about three years. In those three years I have tried everything online that i could find for them to eat. They currently and only ever accepted crickets(Killed) and sugar water that is 1/2 water 1/2 sugar. No honey, organic, processed, etc. No other bugs l...