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by MrSmiley
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica Colony Help
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: Formica Colony Help

How often should I feed them?
by MrSmiley
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica Colony Help
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: Formica Colony Help

Thank you for all the help. Do you have any tips about hibernating formica. (This is my second year hibernating and my first with this colony.)
by MrSmiley
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Formica Colony Help
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Formica Colony Help

I have had a small formica colony (3 workers) for a while and in the last couple of weeks they have come to a kind of stand still. They have not laid any eggs and do not seem to be eating much. I feed them every 5 days (A drop of honey and a small piece of lunch meat), and replace their water every ...
by MrSmiley
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica Colony Help
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Formica Colony Help

I have had a small formica colony (3 workers) for a while and in the last couple of weeks they have come to a kind of stand still. They have not laid any eggs and do not seem to be eating much. I feed them every 5 days (A drop of honey and a small piece of lunch meat), and replace their water every ...
by MrSmiley
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a queen ID.(5)
Replies: 1
Views: 106

I need a queen ID.(5)

I caught this queen on 3/15/2017 in San Rafael and I want an ID.

https://imgur.com/a/mMlH1
by MrSmiley
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a Queen ID.(4)
Replies: 5
Views: 316

Re: I need a Queen ID.(4)

Also I just realized, it looks exactly like Batspiderfish's icon! I put the queen next to the picture on my screen and they look like the exact same ant! :shock: :o
by MrSmiley
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a Queen ID.(3)
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: I need a Queen ID.(3)

Thanks, If it changes anything she is 13mm long and I caught her in Cazadero.
by MrSmiley
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a Queen ID.(4)
Replies: 5
Views: 316

Re: I need a Queen ID.(4)

Its only 8mm long, not nearly as big as my other camponotus queen so I don't think its a camponotus sp. Also I caught her in San Rafael, if that helps.
by MrSmiley
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a Queen ID.(2)
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: I need a Queen ID.(2)

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:08 am
Every ID request requires measurements, as per the rules. Videos will also get you poor results, not the least of which because the image quality is poorer than a photograph.
Sorry, She is 8mm long, and I caught her in San Rafael.
by MrSmiley
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I need a Colony ID.(1)
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: I need a Colony ID.(1)

I don't think so because they are very small(workers: 2mm,queen: 5mm). Also if it helps I caught these in San Rafael.