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by SYUTEO
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1071
Views: 52603

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

i had a camponotus pennsylvanicus queen that had 2 nanitics with some brood. the 1st queen i ever caught. then even though i gave them food and water they mysteriously died. one nanitic dissapeared, then the other. i found one nanitic dead somewhat buried a few days later. then the queen just died....
by SYUTEO
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1071
Views: 52603

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

This might be one of the saddest updates here, when i came to check on my colony of Pheidolegeton diversus colony a few days back, i saw the queen had died :cry: . The workers also seem to be dismantling the queen into pieces to feed the brood, officially i have lost this colony... :cry: :(
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: 3277

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: 3
Views: 1584

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: 804

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: 1071
Views: 52603

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: 1071
Views: 52603

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: 804

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: 1071
Views: 52603

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: 1071
Views: 52603

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...