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by soulsynapse
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Excess queens
Replies: 2
Views: 806

Excess queens

What do you do with excess queens? Release them where you found them?

(Assuming you don't want to sell them)
by soulsynapse
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Hall of the mountain Queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 1560

Re: Hall of the mountain Queen!

Batspiderfish wrote:Please measure with a ruller instead of using a penny. :)

She's a fire ant queen; Solenopsis invicta or Solenopsis xyloni.
What are fire ants doing with nuptial flights in Jan?
by soulsynapse
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Hall of the mountain Queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 1560

Re: Hall of the mountain Queen!

Batspiderfish wrote:Please measure with a ruller instead of using a penny. :)

She's a fire ant queen; Solenopsis invicta or Solenopsis xyloni.
girlfriend's reaction

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by soulsynapse
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Hall of the mountain Queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 1560

Hall of the mountain Queen!

Hey guys!

Queen, caught Jan 4th, southern california

Took video as best I could, please let me know if the details aren't clear enough. Penny for scale

Video also goes up to 1080p



Again, happy to take more video or photos. Cheers!
by soulsynapse
Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ants as feeder- suggestions?
Replies: 8
Views: 2296

Re: Ants as feeder- suggestions?

I love the idea but I think it's doomed to fail, you would need a very large colony to absorb the losses of feeding some to a frog I'm assuming a frog can eat a few grass hoppers per day and you'd need an ant colony that eat twice that to be able to sustain losses, any colony that size might attack...
by soulsynapse
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ants as feeder- suggestions?
Replies: 8
Views: 2296

Ants as feeder- suggestions?

Hey there! Frog enthusiast here. After going through the AntsCanada youtube channel and watching SO MANY videos I am absolutely dead set on setting up my own colony. It looks like so much fun and ants are SO freaking neat However, I'm also an avid frog lover! I'm not keeping any right now, but some ...