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by Hawkeye
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Into the Fire
Replies: 20
Views: 267

Re: Into the Fire

The nanitics are only fed by the queen at first, so that's why the are basically underdeveloped workers. Once there are enough nanitics to supply a steady flow of food, then either the queen or the nanitics themselves will release a pheromone to signal it is time to shift production into a higher ge...
by Hawkeye
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Aphids
Replies: 4
Views: 35

Re: Aphids

Ants can't overeat they can only fill their stomachs to a certain size due to the limitations by their exoskeleton. They might gather and store food for a rainy day though.
by Hawkeye
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 671
Views: 7224

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Nothing inapropriate at least not that I am aware. Do the ants have any special features which can offer inspiration?
by Hawkeye
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 671
Views: 7224

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

ArizonanAnts wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:32 pm

Now do any of you have any suggestions for a Forelius Colony Name? (Nothing Inapproriate) (Hawkeye) :D If you do Please reply to me thank you soooooooooooooooooooooooo much. :lol:
Felicity Fellows?
by Hawkeye
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 671
Views: 7224

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

I think I have only one more beginners question, how often do I give my ants food/honey and how do I change/give them water while they live in the test tube setup? Hey jojo! Good question. If you have set up your tube correctly you should be good for quite a while on the water. Short of using a syr...
by Hawkeye
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 671
Views: 7224

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

I think I have only one more beginners question, how often do I give my ants food/honey and how do I change/give them water while they live in the test tube setup? Hey jojo! Good question. If you have set up your tube correctly you should be good for quite a while on the water. Short of using a syr...
by Hawkeye
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 671
Views: 7224

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Sounds like you have quite the busy life. Wondering what grade or class you're teaching? Well it certainly keeps me very busy indeed. Yesterday I left the house at 06:15 and didn't return until 20:15, so very long days. I teach at a secondary school to 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. Ranging from 13 - 17...
by Hawkeye
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Posting YouTube videos on the forums.
Replies: 6
Views: 4716

Re: Posting YouTube videos on the forums.

The same for me, just blank...
by Hawkeye
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Aphids
Replies: 4
Views: 35

Re: Aphids

There are toxic aphids?
by Hawkeye
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: my queen ant is not laying eggs
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: my queen ant is not laying eggs

Well keep us posted! :D Oh and check out our Camponotus Crew thread, which is probably the most active thread on the entire forum at this point. It's not just about Camponotus, though most keepers on there have a colony of at least one Carpenter species.