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by TinyAnt
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal

I have a Canon powershot sx530 I set to macro and take like 20 pictures until I get that perfect shot. It's still a pretty decent camera for being like 6 years old * Jealously drooling... By the way, you might enjoy our little band of Camponotus keepers to exchange experiences with. Check the 2nd l...
by TinyAnt
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal

I have a Canon powershot sx530 I set to macro and take like 20 pictures until I get that perfect shot. It's still a pretty decent camera for being like 6 years old
by TinyAnt
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Queen ID
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Ant Queen ID

I caught these 3 queens a few days ago and still cannot find out what they are. They are very small, I managed to fit all three in a mechanical pencil. I'm going to move them when I get some more tubes unless they happen to be polygynous. Any help would be greatly appreciated and sorry for the bad p...
by TinyAnt
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal

Hello everyone and welcome back to week 2 of my Camponotus Castaneus journal. Let's jump right in. https://i347.photobucket.com/albums/p458/TinyAnt123/IMG_0602_zpszx2qlfxd.jpg My third queen to lay eggs. I was going to get an inside view, but she started freaking out so I left her alone This one had...
by TinyAnt
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: New Colony!
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: New Colony!

From what I can see on Google, I don't think that it is polymorphic. I'm not an expert though so I could be wrong. I tried typing in veromessor andrei soldier and major and couldn't find anything.
by TinyAnt
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal

Hello fellow ant enthusiasts. I'm back after what seemed like a very long week with updates on my Camponotus Castaneus's. Let's take a look shall we. Onto the first queen, I don't see any eggs and the queen still has her wings on. I've noticed this one looks a little smaller than the other queen's s...
by TinyAnt
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Museums and Zoos
Topic: Public ant collections
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: Public ant collections

St. Louis Zoo has a huge insectarium with the coolest ants of all, leaf cutters.
by TinyAnt
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: AntsDakota's Camponotus pennsylvanicus
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: AntsDakota's Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Good luck! :D I managed to catch me some Campo's a few days ago too.
by TinyAnt
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal
Replies: 8
Views: 322

TinyAnt's Camponotus Castaneus Journal

Hello everyone, this is my first attempt at ant keeping and I'm excited to announce I managed to catch 4 C. Castaneus queens outside my work in St. Louis, MO on June 7th :D . I forgot to take pictures because I wanted to get then in their new homes as quickly as possible. The tubes I have them in ar...