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by Antswithlenn
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: How do ants allocate worker on searching foods?
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: How do ants allocate worker on searching foods?

So the number of ants that go out to hunt initially is around a quarter to a half of the ants depending on the size of the colony, once they have found food, if the prey item is alive or a large bit of insect, more workers go, around three quarters, depending on the size, but if the colony is really...
by Antswithlenn
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Tetramorium Spp E, why are the eggs brown
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Tetramorium Spp E, why are the eggs brown

So I have had my queen for a couple weeks and the queen has laid eggs which ar kind of a bean shape, so when the eggs were turning from a ball to a bean, there was a bit of browning, but now there is a lot of browning on the bean egg. Is this normal, or have the eggs died? What should I do?
by Antswithlenn
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Do colony’s have a max amount of workers?
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Do colony’s have a max amount of workers?

So this question is more directed to single queen colony’s, I would imagine that a single queen could not lay enough eggs quick enough to actually keep the colony’s number raising. So at a certain point, are there the same amount of workers born as there are dying, is there a cap to the amount of wo...
by Antswithlenn
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queens with wings under black lights?
Replies: 1
Views: 257

Queens with wings under black lights?

So I have not had much luck looking for queens by hand, and I heard that queens are attracted to black lights, so I purchased a black light. I was doing some YouTube searching about black light queen traps, and all the queens I saw still had their wings. After this I was concerned that these queens ...
by Antswithlenn
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Do vibrations hurt queen ants?
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Do vibrations hurt queen ants?

So I have an older brother who likes to play the guitar very loud, which in turn makes a lot of vibrations. Can this hurt or even possibly kill the queen. I moved the queen just in case, and I’m wondering if I can move her back?