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by TherealIABAST
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Hardest Queen Loss
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Hardest Queen Loss

Because I’m a kid who is in the hobby by himself, I’ve had a lot of trial and error. This means I’ve had a lot of dead queens. But my queen yesterday was the hardest by far. About a year ago, I was at my friend’s pool and I saw something hit the water. I immediately recognized it as a camponotus Pen...
by TherealIABAST
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to keep smaller ants
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: How to keep smaller ants

Hawkeye wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:56 am
Something like a tupperware box for your lunch sized?
Thanks!
by TherealIABAST
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to keep smaller ants
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Re: How to keep smaller ants

I've had a hard time keeping smaller ants. They always die within the first week. I'm on my third Solenopsis queen and I'm worried. if there is too much cotton on the water or air end they will thirst or suffocate. But if there is too little then they will drown or escape. are there any tips? Place...
by TherealIABAST
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How to keep smaller ants
Replies: 4
Views: 52

How to keep smaller ants

I've had a hard time keeping smaller ants. They always die within the first week. I'm on my third Solenopsis queen and I'm worried. if there is too much cotton on the water or air end they will thirst or suffocate. But if there is too little then they will drown or escape. are there any tips?
by TherealIABAST
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1
Replies: 8
Views: 126

Re: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1

I have them on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/186865929@N06/albums/72157714430140771 Hey is there any chance you have some more detailed pictures? You can show pictures in your post by including the picture location as long as it is marked by 'tags'. [ img ] picture location [ /img ] (without...
by TherealIABAST
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1
Replies: 8
Views: 126

Re: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1

I have them on Flickr
https://www.flickr.com/photos/186865929@N06/albums/72157714430140771
by TherealIABAST
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1
Replies: 8
Views: 126

Re: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1

QJH2023 wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:46 pm
the way they sound so sensitive to vibration suggests that it is formica (as their are no photos so just a guess)
I posted pictures on a different account in a different topic, will it ban me for spamming if I put them here too?
by TherealIABAST
Sun May 31, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1
Replies: 8
Views: 126

UI.Spec_Col-1:Entry#1

Queen was caught in later summer of 19, in Rockville MD, scurrying along a dirt path. First brood was seen one or two months in, and matured in a few weeks. after her initial seven nanitics she stopped producing larvae, and all but two died. she has had two more since I last checked (a month or so a...
by TherealIABAST
Sun May 31, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Ant Photography & Artwork
Topic: Nothomyrmecia Macrops drawing
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Re: Nothomyrmecia Macrops drawing

CabboAntsGuy wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 5:00 pm
Is it supposed to be a queen?
yes, though I just went off of the reference photo.
by TherealIABAST
Sun May 31, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Ant Photography & Artwork
Topic: Nothomyrmecia Macrops drawing
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Re: Nothomyrmecia Macrops drawing

Hawkeye wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 4:57 pm
TherealIABAST wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 4:52 pm
This works better!

Image

thanks!