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by NoviceAntKeeper
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Help
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Queen ID Help

Maybe Formica? I’d say Camponotus but she seems too small to be one..
by NoviceAntKeeper
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: AntsCanada WeaverAnts Question
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: AntsCanada WeaverAnts Question

Yeah. P. Longicornis is t native to Texas, but Nylanderia is. I’m not sure how well olive oil works.
by NoviceAntKeeper
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: AntsCanada WeaverAnts Question
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: AntsCanada WeaverAnts Question

Pretty sure Black Crazy Ants are known as Paratrechina Longicornis? I think Nylanderia is Raspberry Crazy ant. He actually didn’t put a barrier, he just locked the door closed. Whenever he opened it, the ants could escape. Fluon (PTFE) is probably the most effective, you can also try dry baby powder...
by NoviceAntKeeper
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I have posted 2 times and I still need to know
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: I have posted 2 times and I still need to know

I can’t tell because of the red film, just give them a crushed mealworm or cricket or something. A drop of honey also works fine. These are like the basics, so if Sotheby refuse it, just give another.
by NoviceAntKeeper
Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Provide Best Ant Control In Barrie
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Provide Best Ant Control In Barrie

lol how ironic an advertisement for an ant killing service in a ant keeping forum
by NoviceAntKeeper
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: I need help! Camp. Penn.
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: I need help! Camp. Penn.

I’m not sure, but it sounds normal..? Just a guess..
by NoviceAntKeeper
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Should I be using heating mats?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Should I be using heating mats?

Black Crazy ants are Paratrechina Longicornis.
by NoviceAntKeeper
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help! Please.
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: Help! Please.

Myrmica is a fun species to keep. Extremely aggressive, sting that are arguably more painful that fire ants in the genus Solenopsis. They love their nests super humid, so make sure you gve their nest waterings often. Whatever you do, do not put them in ar conditioning. They will die. Give them a rel...
by NoviceAntKeeper
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Please don’t forget small vials on any walks..
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Please don’t forget small vials on any walks..

Yesterday morning, there was a HUGE rainstorm. So I went outside in mid afternoon and found a few Solenopsis queens in my pool. I got them out, but when I went for my nightly ant walk, not expecting to find anything, I found a Camponotus queen. So I let it crawl on my hands until I got home (I didn’...
by NoviceAntKeeper
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Cheap alternatives to tubing.
Replies: 6
Views: 139

Re: Cheap alternatives to tubing.

Yeah. I only use straws for short connections, and I use some tubing for longer ones.