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by SYUTEO
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: If you could keep any species of ant in the world, what would it be?
Replies: 19
Views: 1407

Re: If you could keep any species of ant in the world, what would it be?

Either Mrmecosystus mendax or Dinoponera gigantea
by SYUTEO
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Tiny bugs with my Camponotus pennsylvanicus colony
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Tiny bugs with my Camponotus pennsylvanicus colony

So, I was moving my small colony of Camponotus pennsylvanicus ants (1 queen, 7 workers, bunch of eggs with some large larva) from a rather... big set up (2 Ant Towers, 1 using the sand provided, and one with soil, connected with a fresh thing of water Im trying to move them into.) and I got their m...
by SYUTEO
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata

Hi! Myrmecia queens are semi claustral and require proteins, insects maybe mealworms or crickets but i recommend you gut load them before you feed them to get the max amout of protein out of them. I have no experience with myrmecia i have currently a odontomachus queen with no eggs that reject all ...
by SYUTEO
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1046
Views: 23462

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

new update: yesterday, i put a test tube in for my camponotus irritans colony to move into, and eventually they did, and all i saw was just 20-25 workers(including major/soldier workers)the queen and little to no brood.could this be due to mites in which i posted a reply all the way back in a previ...
by SYUTEO
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1046
Views: 23462

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

new update: yesterday, i put a test tube in for my camponotus irritans colony to move into, and eventually they did, and all i saw was just 20-25 workers(including major/soldier workers)the queen and little to no brood.could this be due to mites in which i posted a reply all the way back in a previo...
by SYUTEO
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata

She now has larvae about 10 of them, and she still has some eggs
by SYUTEO
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1046
Views: 23462

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Today just have probably the most saddest update yet... :cry: this morning i just came to my room to feed my ant colonies and something bad happened, my big headed ants escaped! At the time they escaped, they were bringing the last of the brood to their new nest, i found where they were going and t...
by SYUTEO
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1046
Views: 23462

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Today just have probably the most saddest update yet... :cry: this morning i just came to my room to feed my ant colonies and something bad happened, my big headed ants escaped! At the time they escaped, they were bringing the last of the brood to their new nest, i found where they were going and th...
by SYUTEO
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: sugar options
Replies: 3
Views: 901

Re: sugar options

You can try a little bit of fruit and see if they will eat it, the most best fruit will be apple. They will most probably not drown because the apple's sourface won't have that much water for your ants to drown in. Only put a small piece about the size of the queen
by SYUTEO
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: sugar options
Replies: 3
Views: 901

Re: sugar options

dagan87 wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:22 pm
Every time i put honey in my ants test tube they drown no matter how little i put. Sugar water in a connected test tube also doesn't seem to interest them. Any safe ideas?
What species of ant are you keeping? Some species of ants are carnivorous and won't eat honey or sugar water.