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by Rakeil
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello from North brisbane, Australia
Replies: 6
Views: 4844

Re: Hello from North brisbane, Australia

North Brisbane?...nice, gold coast based here and it's nice to see another queenslander
by Rakeil
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Ant keeping tips?
Replies: 2
Views: 1133

Re: Ant keeping tips?

Bit late to the party but the setup I'm currently building will have a lid with a centre of termite proof stainless steel mesh, use that in conjunction with a fluron or oil barrier and it will be awesome
by Rakeil
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Test tube storage
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Re: Test tube storage

Gold Coast Australia based too, if that makes a difference
by Rakeil
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4265

Re: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia

Selling them sounds good, i wouldn't mind helping out people that aren't able to go hunting like I can though :P
by Rakeil
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Test tube storage
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Test tube storage

Hey all, new to ant keeping Horizontal test tube storage question Would a block of wood with holes just big enough (depth and width) for the test tubes with a 5-10mm Allowance for the end of the tube for ease of retrieval be suitable as a storage solution? I figure it would help with keeping the gir...
by Rakeil
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4265

Re: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia

Yeah that's the plan, i do a daily walk every afternoon after work so now I take 2-4 test tubes with me just in case I'd like to get more as while my current queen is laying eggs (8-10 thus far) there is no telling how that will go, if I end up with a few tube colonies that are going well I may give...
by Rakeil
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia
Replies: 15
Views: 4265

Re: Ant keepers in Australia NSW and all other states and territories in Australia

Gold Coast based here, new to keeping as I recently nabbed a Camponotus claripes queen that made the mistake of crossing my coffee table as I was sorting/sterilizing the test tubes I had just gotten


Silly girl :P