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by justb06
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony

I have some good news and bad news. The colony in the out world is most likely dead. The good news is not all of them are dead i noticed a worker roaming around probably looking for food.
by justb06
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: A little request.
Replies: 14
Views: 6309

Re: A little request.

Im thirteen and a friend really introduced me to this hobby. He got me my first queens and i started searching the web on how to catch queens. and that got me started. I am very glad to see more people my age on here.
by justb06
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony

Here are some pictures of the captured colony. https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/i/jmhughes78/20200803_191019(1).jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds In this picture you can see two of the workers and some eggs under them. https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/i/jmhughes78/20200803_191003(1)....
by justb06
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: My New Harvester Ant Queen
Replies: 0
Views: 8

My New Harvester Ant Queen

On August First 2020 I caught this queen. It is a Pogonomyrmex sp. https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/i/jmhughes78/20200803_195703.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds At first i did not know if the queen had mated but today i noticed the eggs. No that is not two eggs on top of each other it is...
by justb06
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony

Well there is some interesting news my ant colony moved its location to the other side of the bin i was keeping them in. That was last week but now they seem to just be gone. I do not think they escaped because the barrier was still strong, but i have noticed some dead ants in the barrier so they ha...
by justb06
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: The start of Angelique's Colony
Replies: 32
Views: 8233

Re: The start of Angelique's Colony

I currently have eight fire ant queens living together. They all seemed to get along.
by justb06
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant Identification/ Dallas, Texas
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: Queen ant Identification/ Dallas, Texas

There are two possibilities either it is a Red Imported Fire Ant or a Acrobat ant.
by justb06
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: New AntsCanada Ant Products & Product Suggestions
Topic: I need help with Tetramorium
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: I need help with Tetramorium

What is the species and how big is the colony?
by justb06
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 81

New Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Colony

This colony is about a month and a half old an has about 20 workers. I have 8 queens and a pretty good size brood pile. They are currently in a bin filled with potting soil with a few rocks and succulents. The barrier is Coco Butter. I will post pictures later of the colony and their set up. Suggest...