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by XenorangersQueen
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello to all the new members.
Replies: 36
Views: 6800

Re: Hello to all the new members.

Hawkeye wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:02 am
Cool. Keep us posted on your progress? Pics would be appreciated :D
I don't have any good pics, but so far there is a cluster of three eggs and two separated eggs. I will try to get a good picture when i change her water, which i do about every 3 days, in a dim room to try to minimize distress
by XenorangersQueen
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello to all the new members.
Replies: 36
Views: 6800

Re: Hello to all the new members.

Btw are you sure it is in fact a queen? Not sure how quickly new queens shed their wings after nuptual flights, but I figured most queens won't do that until they found themselves a suitable place to hatch eggs... Pretty sure it's a queen. First, she is huge, roughly double the size of others. Seco...
by XenorangersQueen
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello to all the new members.
Replies: 36
Views: 6800

Re: Hello to all the new members.

Hawkeye wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:32 pm

By the damp cotton, do you mean she has acces to a good water source? Or is it literally just a damp ball of cotton?
Is a wet cotton ball not enough? As long as i make sure it stays wet?

Also, house is set at 74.
by XenorangersQueen
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello to all the new members.
Replies: 36
Views: 6800

Brand new to ants!

So, i have been binge watching on youtube and want to start a colony, but i have 4 small kids, so i figured i would wait. Then this afternoon i found a huge queen carpenter ant strolling across my sidewalk. No wings. I am in central Minnesota btw. So i decided, what the heck and have her in a small ...