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by TomvANTol
Mon May 25, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: why my queen ant won't eat?

Yeah, good luck. Remember that not everything will always work out. You have to learn from your mistakes. I have had some failed queens in the past, and they have helped me come up with new ways to find success. If your queen dies, just keep trying.
by TomvANTol
Fri May 22, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: why my queen ant won't eat?

When wingless, the ant is living off the MUSCLES used to power the wings, that are now gone. Queen ants do not eat in the wild when they are laying eggs. I do not feed my queen but you do you. Sometimes they eat their eggs if they have been disturbed to much. The best thing to do is this. Find the q...
by TomvANTol
Thu May 21, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: why my queen ant won't eat?

you do not need to feed queen ants before they have workers, as they live off the muscle stores used to power their wings. Watch AntsCanada's video on how to make a test tube setup. All they need is a good size water supply and a chamber that they will realize is a good place to lay eggs. Just remem...
by TomvANTol
Wed May 20, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need help ID of queen - also any tips
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Need help ID of queen - also any tips

I'm in Langley BC and I recently found this Camponotus queen in my yard. I'm pretty sure I know what it is but I want to hear from the experts. ;) Also I would love tips on how to have success with these ants. The one specific question I have is this: When should I introduce food to this colony/at h...
by TomvANTol
Wed May 20, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: NEED HELP FIRST ANT COLONY
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Turret675A

yeah
by TomvANTol
Tue May 19, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: NEED HELP FIRST ANT COLONY
Replies: 4
Views: 212

NKantsalberta

thanks for the reply it helps I think ill try using the portal
by TomvANTol
Fri May 15, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: NEED HELP FIRST ANT COLONY
Replies: 4
Views: 212

NEED HELP FIRST ANT COLONY

So, I recently found a carpenter ant queen, Im not sure exactly what they are called but it's just the very big all black kinds you find in BC. Are you supposed to keep them in the test tub until 20 workers, or can I place the test tube in a small container so I can easily feed them? If anyone has g...