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by BluMoon
Fri May 08, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey
Replies: 5
Views: 4337

Re: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey

So I keep having this dilemma where I decide to check on my queen on Sundays, but I end up losing my patience on Thursday or Friday, and check on her then instead of Sunday :lol: But anyways, it looks like most of the OG eggs -haha- have become larvae -noice- I checked on her before I got ready to g...
by BluMoon
Fri May 08, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Can ants die in the egg to worker part of their life?
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Can ants die in the egg to worker part of their life?

The question is the subject. Any ideas on what the answer might be?
(sorry couldnt be bothered searching on google)
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: How to setup a five gallon for a new colony
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: How to setup a five gallon for a new colony

Question: are the ants going to dig their tunnels in the soil? or are you going to make them their nest? If you give them nests, you can plug the entrances so that you allow the ants to make their way through the size of the space as they grow. If you give them dirt, they can build their progress. I...
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Ant Project: Desert Island in a Jar!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 339

Re: Ant Project: Desert Island in a Jar!!!

I am no expert yet :( sorry But I think this sounds like a great idea! We can't see the pictures, as the ACAF requires you actually give a link to the photo (on google drive, imgur etc.). Yes, you should probably keep the water running a) so that it doesn't start to stink/become stale b) by using a ...
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: When to feed my new colony
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: When to feed my new colony

CabboAntsGuy wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:04 am
BluMoon wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:46 am
I hope y'all don't mind me asking, but can and will ants eat cooked meat?
It all depends on your ants. You can try it out and see if it works.
Thanks :)
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Which species of ants should I get?
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Which species of ants should I get?

If I were you, I would probably watch the AC tutorials on them (or rather their respective genus) and then do an eeny meeny miny moe :D I am kinda a beginner as well -i have been in this hobby for a while, but no success just yet-(currently trying to raise a colony of strobe ants) and so the kinds o...
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Caught a queen... now what??
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Caught a queen... now what??

Best wishes!
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Caught a queen... now what??
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Caught a queen... now what??

also the tutorial playlist :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzyQB-4o42Q&list=PL10D80062B7CE527E

has a video on semi claustral queens
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Caught a queen... now what??
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Caught a queen... now what??

so i wrote you a really long explanation, but i forgot to save draft :lol:

basically, put her in a test tube setup:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfzUILyCz8o

and here's what you do when the first worker arrives:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOx_-Y7xGoQ&t=121s

hopefully that helped :)
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Stuff that just don't fit
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Stuff that just don't fit

So I was a on a budget, and to get everything under, I went and bought a formicarium and an outworld that were from two different brands. Silly me. Now the problem is fitting the tubing. I only have one 5 cm piece of tubing, and that I used for connecting the formicarium to the junction bit. So I st...