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by rakuichijou
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need help on what species
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Need help on what species

CabboAntsGuy wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:09 am
you need a picture of the queen
to late the ants are polyrhachis semiinermis they are rare so im keeping them
by rakuichijou
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need help about this ant species
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Need help about this ant species

Yow guys I caught a small colony of polyrachis semi inermis that has no eggs nor larvae but has 3 queens and since they are unknown to biologist and it doesnt have many records too so I was aking how should I feed them?why do the workers eat the eggs every time a queen lays egg?btw the queens are ma...
by rakuichijou
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need help on what species
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Need help on what species

Hey guys im from philippines I fohnd black ants most likely the same as a black crazy ant but they are more like black weaver ants the problem is the queens they are almost the same as the worker can u I dentify it for me guys?
by rakuichijou
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: New Ant Queen - Possible danger
Replies: 3
Views: 2806

Re: New Ant Queen - Possible danger

Hi, I am very new to ant-keeping. My son and I received a carpenter ant queen in a ready made test tube set-up. We have had her for two almost two weeks and I'm seeing things that are quite alarming. The face of the cotton wool has turned almost completely black. I don't know if this is mould or so...
by rakuichijou
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: First time keeper with some questions
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: First time keeper with some questions

Just put them inside your house AntsCanada kits have very low chance of ants escaping so yeah don't worry.
by rakuichijou
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony not moving out of dry tube
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Colony not moving out of dry tube

Welp im new at ant keeping about a year already and I dont have problems like yours.all of my colony is a success so yeah u just need to wait dont offer them food or you will stress them out if u clean the new test tube.
by rakuichijou
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony not moving out of dry tube
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Colony not moving out of dry tube

TherealIABAST wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:37 am
I’ve been doing that, they barely react and certainly haven’t started moving.
It may take a while though patients is important in ant keeping.
by rakuichijou
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony not moving out of dry tube
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Colony not moving out of dry tube

Actually no need to give them food just cover the new test tube with a cloth leave the old test tube over and shind then with bright light use an LED saving light so it doest produce much heat.
by rakuichijou
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: bad luck
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: bad luck

TherealIABAST wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:16 am
The woods are your best bet, near a stream or river or really any body of water, hell, go to the nearest swimming pool and you’ll find TONS!
Welp actually we dont have a river here on our part of the philippines nor a swimming pool the nearest is about a few miles so sad but we do have many trees
by rakuichijou
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: bad luck
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: bad luck

I’ve never tried this, but see if you can make a trap for them! Soak a log or a plank of rotted wood or something and put it next to a tin of water. The water should atract queens and the log is perfect for a camponotus nest. Put a camera there and check the footage daily. If you see a queen go int...