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Hello, I have a Formica Bradleyi queen with about 30ish workers and something I want to do is build an outworld for them that has a living plant inside of it that will be used as an Aphid farm. They are desert-ish ants so I will have to trial and error a few plants that aphids will thrive on. I plan...
- Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:23 am
- Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
- Topic: Camponotus Queen
- Replies: 2
- Views: 2331
Caught her in Winnipeg, Manitoba - Canada - Caught her at 21:00 hours on July 5th. Laid her first eggs after two and a half weeks in her AntsCanada Vertical ( Small ) Formicarium on July 22nd. I didn't have any test tubes on hand so I put her in my Formicarium thinking the test tubes would arrive sh...
- Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:53 pm
- Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
- Topic: Camponotus Egg Development?
- Replies: 9
- Views: 7239
I put her right into a Formicarium, I didn't have the test tubes in yet so I didn't have any other choice. She walks right up the the water and sticks her head in.
- Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:01 pm
- Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
- Topic: 'Tis the season of Formica (North America) Nuptial Flights
- Replies: 15
- Views: 8868
Why are you people so lucky? I just got back from walking around outside where I only saw 1 ant, wasn't even a queen and it might have just been a wingless wasp. This includes stalking around several "anthills" and checking under stones/rocks looking behind buildings and in part of a field. I went ...