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by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: New P. Imparis Queens!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 532

Re: New P. Imparis Queens!!!

thank you! i watched the video and it answered a lot of my questions.
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: New P. Imparis Queens!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 532

New P. Imparis Queens!!!

So, i caught 3 P. Imparis queens, and this isn't my first rodeo, but i haven't kept track of the other 3 colonies i've tried, so does anyone have an info? (When do they lay their eggs, how long until the nanitics hatch, do i HAVE to hibernate them?)
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: lack of P. Imparis queens
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: lack of P. Imparis queens

update: I did it! you were right, the males came out an entire day before the females, i caught 3! they were all mating when i found them, so i know they are fertilized!
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: lack of P. Imparis queens
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: lack of P. Imparis queens

well if im correct, queens of this species are fully claustral, so they would have a large gaster, and are much larger than males, and brown, these males were very wasp like, black, and small, i've also caught P. Imparis queens before, but failed to start a colony due to a uh... not so good setup. a...
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: lack of P. Imparis queens
Replies: 7
Views: 756

Re: lack of P. Imparis queens

also, i go outside and stay out from about noon to 5 pm, if i don't have anything else to do.
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: lack of P. Imparis queens
Replies: 7
Views: 756

lack of P. Imparis queens

Hello all! after researching ant keeping, and watching AntsCanada for 4 years now, I am trying to start my first ant colony, i've chosen Prenolepis Imparis, and i've seen a few nuptial flights, but the only things showing up are the males, i go outside, in sunny, 65-73 degree weather with low wind, ...
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help me my colony is dying
Replies: 9
Views: 25936

Re: Help me my colony is dying

AM1C39 wrote:
Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:49 am
It could be blood sucking mites, they will look like a red speck on the ants. If its not mites your colony should be fine 2-3 workers dying a week is not very bad.
he said it was a small colony, at this rate it would take 3.75 months for the entire colony to die
by AntCanadaBiggestFan
Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Why is a ant species name blocked?
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: Why is a ant species name blocked?

im assuming it is C_A_M_P_O_N_O_T_U_S sayi, i have no clue