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by icebird83
Fri May 17, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Request for identification
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Request for identification

hello, thank you anyway.

How about me creating an outworld for them? Certainly better than living under the tiles. Those ants live usually outside.
by icebird83
Wed May 15, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Request for identification
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Request for identification

Hello from southern France. I have an ant invasion in my bath and bedroom and need to know what species they are. I don't want to kill them but want to know how I can lure them out of my house. I took the photos with my smartphone. Let me know if you need better pictures. The ants are nesting under ...
by icebird83
Mon May 13, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

duh.... it says you can paste and drop. Can I put a dropbox link here?
by icebird83
Mon May 13, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

Ok, Hope this time the photo will be sent. Let me know if it is good enough.

thank you :)
by icebird83
Sun May 12, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

Here are the photos. Hope they are good enough. I took them with my smartphone.
thank you for helping. After all it seems some ants like honey but I don't think it's their favorite.
by icebird83
Sun May 12, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

So. The honey worked to some extent. The group under the left doorframe accepted the gift to some extent. It wasn't like it was waiting for it. Only a few ants gathered around it and then left. The group under the right doorframe ignored the honey completely or backed off after sensing it. The ants ...
by icebird83
Sat May 11, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

Thank you for the answer. I have seen that method on youtube and it looked like that would help. However before I saw the video I sprayed a mix of vinegar and lemon on their pathway and sometimes even on the ants, but the effect was only temporary. They would just hide and when all was evaporated th...
by icebird83
Sat May 11, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Ant friendly way to move a colony out of my house

Hello from southern France I couldn't find a forum topic dealing with this issue. My bedroom and bathroom are invaded by ants and I want to get rid of them. As I respect life in general I don't want to kill an entire colony. I searched youtube for a method but all I could find was "kill,kill,kill" I...