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by TheSpawn
Sun May 26, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Newbe alert! Need some help:)
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Newbe alert! Need some help:)

You will be unlikely to find a mated queen in your house because there would probably be no Lasius niger males there, they will most likely have to go to a specific field or place to mate. I vas afraid of that :P Ty I have never experienced problems with visibility when keeping Lasius niger ants, e...
by TheSpawn
Sun May 26, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Newbe alert! Need some help:)
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Newbe alert! Need some help:)

Ty harvesterant Sorry for my spelling, my time for editing has ended... I understand that they most be mated, and they are not mated when they leave the colony. I can find a wing ant that is 7 m from the colony entrance (inside my house), are they perhaps mated? (How far away from the colony are the...
by TheSpawn
Sun May 26, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Newbe alert! Need some help:)
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Newbe alert! Need some help:)

Ty harvesterant I understand that they are most mated, and they will not be mated when they leave the colony. I can find a wing moth that 7 m from the colony entrance (inside my house), are they perhaps mated? (How far away from the colony they mate) I was looking for queens out to day with my kids,...
by TheSpawn
Sat May 25, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Newbe alert! Need some help:)
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Newbe alert! Need some help:)

Hi,

I have some Lasius niger ants in my house :lol:
I will try to get a queen from them. If I see a ant whit wings that has left the colony, is it possibly it can be a queen and i can use it to start a new colony? :)

Another question, how long do a colony live?