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by NikolaMladenovic
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica Rubra Brood
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Myrmica Rubra Brood

Usually queens lay eggs from a few hours to a few days. Yet there is a chance she is not mated. How come a queen just walks off with no wings though? I also don't know off any Myica rubra colonies in my backyard either. The wings can be a nuisance while digging a hole, so they shed them. They also ...
by NikolaMladenovic
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: How many eggs can lasius niger queens lay a day? and additional infomation on them
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: How many eggs can lasius niger queens lay a day? and additional infomation on them

In my experience they don't really lay eggs everyday. At least not in the start. The queen usually lays around 8-12 eggs the day after she's been cought if you let her be in the dark for a good time. After that no more eggs are being layed until her workers emerge but right before they do she lays ...
by NikolaMladenovic
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica Rubra Brood
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Myrmica Rubra Brood

How long does it normally take for a Myrmica Rubra queen ant to lay eggs? I found one a few days ago and she's yet to lay eggs. I have feed her fly larva, a larva from a moth specie and honey. The setup I use for her is a normal test tube inside an outworld. She does eat and I really don't see a pr...
by NikolaMladenovic
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: How many eggs can lasius niger queens lay a day? and additional infomation on them
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: How many eggs can lasius niger queens lay a day? and additional infomation on them

In my experience they don't really lay eggs everyday. At least not in the start. The queen usually lays around 8-12 eggs the day after she's been cought if you let her be in the dark for a good time. After that no more eggs are being layed until her workers emerge but right before they do she lays a...
by NikolaMladenovic
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Lasius Niger
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Lasius Niger

If you want me to I can gladly share the information I have gathered keeping 4 different Lasius Niger colonies in total. Ask me thr questions you have and I'll answer and link you to some sites that I think are good.
by NikolaMladenovic
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Lasius Niger
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Lasius Niger

No The Black Knights are a black crazy ant colony (Paratrechina Longicornis) You can tell since they are slimmer and darker than Lasius Niger ants.
by NikolaMladenovic
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica Rubra Brood
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Myrmica Rubra Brood

How long does it normally take for a Myrmica Rubra queen ant to lay eggs? I found one a few days ago and she's yet to lay eggs. I have feed her fly larva, a larva from a moth specie and honey. The setup I use for her is a normal test tube inside an outworld. She does eat and I really don't see a pro...
by NikolaMladenovic
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: insect a slip
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: insect a slip

I have the same question, but with paraffin oil instead.
by NikolaMladenovic
Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Just an Idea!
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: Just an Idea!

Umm, I don't know. I think that some people will think themselves better than others just because they have a higher rank and then this hole hobby will just turn out to a big competition. And that might ruin the hole experience so, good idea but i will vore no.
by NikolaMladenovic
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Winter ant
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: Winter ant

I just got a winter ant queen I found her under a rock with about 12 workers and a whole bunch of males but I have had her for about four days and she still hasn't shed her wings and is tearing the cotton on the dry side apart so can someone tell me what's wrong please Hi DavidT, If you found a que...