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by Hockridge
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: The AntsCanada test tubes don't fit.
Replies: 6
Views: 2064

Re: The AntsCanada test tubes don't fit.

I just got a set of test tubes myself, 17mm. Def not big enough for my ant queens.
by Hockridge
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?

It would seem the one who pulled its one wing off has died :(
Only a couple seem calm, the others are pulling on the cotton, No idea what to make of this.
Any ideas?
by Hockridge
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?

Alright, thank you for the replies. How long in your experience does it take for a queen to start producing eggs after capture?
Also noted they seem to be attacking the cotton sealing them in, is this normal behaviour?

Thanks again for the replies guys! you're awesome
by Hockridge
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?

I found another one this morning. https://imgur.com/v3zpXL1
by Hockridge
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Is this unusual? Are they fertile?
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Is this unusual? Are they fertile?

I have found what I believe to be 4 Camponotus queens just roaming around my house at odd hours all within a 2 day period. Usually between the hours 1900 - 2300 in March in North America in the Vancouver region. I have them in tubes atm, I am giving them their space but I snagged a picture of one. I...