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by deadl0v3
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: sugar, honey, leg or move them maybe?
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: sugar, honey, leg or move them maybe?

its better to wait till 8 to 10 workers how ever in your case what you can do is just remove a cotton and place test tube in a container at the opening of the test tube, place a drop of sugar water and see if any worker comes out to have a taste of it. If no worker is interested in getting out of t...
by deadl0v3
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: sugar, honey, leg or move them maybe?
Replies: 6
Views: 456

sugar, honey, leg or move them maybe?

what would be good to give to a 5 worker colony? one tends to keep moving around the exit cotton looking for a way out. :geek: not sure if i should give them food or at that what would be good for them. :shock: is move them into the formicarium better or just keep them in a testtube :?: the queen is...
by deadl0v3
Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Ant Projects, Advocacies, and Websites
Topic: want to add plants
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: want to add plants

thanks :mrgreen:
by deadl0v3
Wed Dec 23, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: Ant Projects, Advocacies, and Websites
Topic: want to add plants
Replies: 2
Views: 748

want to add plants

I have a 50 gallon fish tank full of sand I really want to add plants but don't know what would be better for the ants. I want to add some grass or small cacti. :shock: I make it harder than it is for myself than it truly is so i would appreciate the help. :mrgreen: i can add dirt if i need to or mo...
by deadl0v3
Wed Dec 23, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Ant Projects, Advocacies, and Websites
Topic: my ant project
Replies: 8
Views: 1519

Re: my ant project

:idea: i wanted to test out want would happen if i put 2 queen ants in the same formicarium separated by a room and some water in the formicarium. :geek: I spent a week away from them and by the time i came back. :ugeek: one escaped :o i did check my formicarium (which i created) and i found a whol...
by deadl0v3
Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: queen less solenopsis
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: queen less solenopsis

i have only seen one worker so far. :D there spot was destroyed i'm guessing they either relocated or they were eaten by the crematogaster :oops: but i have yet to see the two young colony's fight. they come out at different time. :ugeek:
by deadl0v3
Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: queen less solenopsis
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: queen less solenopsis

saddly i have no cash right now. well my little brother has a queen that i might be able to do it with. any instructions on how i should introduce them? :?: i really don't want to kill her :? How do you have them now? Are they in a nest? they are all bunched up on the side with a spot that they lik...
by deadl0v3
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: queen less solenopsis
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: queen less solenopsis

saddly i have no cash right now. well my little brother has a queen that i might be able to do it with. any instructions on how i should introduce them? :?: i really don't want to kill her :?
by deadl0v3
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:12 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: queen less solenopsis
Replies: 7
Views: 737

queen less solenopsis

well i would like to know how long can a solenopsis colony live without a queen. i believe i have 25 workers and some brood but no queen. they were taken from an ant hill in my back yard its been 2 or 3 months. :shock: I always see 1 to 2 workers at the opening of the home. i have them in a 50 gallo...