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by Cal113
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica refuse to hibernate and I am very worried about this.
Replies: 10
Views: 250

Re: Myrmica refuse to hibernate and I am very worried about this.

lol its spelled idiot. Thats pretty hilarious :D :lol: :P
by Cal113
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation Help
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Hibernation Help

here you go https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewforum.php?f=48
by Cal113
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation Help
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Hibernation Help

Don't worry your house will be fine, the temperature will work, just find a nice cool place to keep them where they won't be disturbed.
Alright, thanks for the info, I'll put them in the basement where its around 60-ish F. :)
by Cal113
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation Help
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Hibernation Help

SO... My whole house stays too warm for 'proper' hibernation temps of 40-50 degrees F. My garage will occasionally drop below 30 F when its cold out. There definitely isn't room in the fridge and its only a couple degrees above freezing anyway. What do I do because from what I know they definitely s...
by Cal113
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica refuse to hibernate and I am very worried about this.
Replies: 10
Views: 250

Re: Myrmica refuse to hibernate and I am very worried about this.

what do you do if you dont have a place cold enough? Our whole house stays above 60 degrees F and our garage drops below zero sometimes. I know that can kill colonies so whats my best bet?
by Cal113
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 127
Views: 14957

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Im not, but thanks maybe I'll check that out! :D
by Cal113
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 127
Views: 14957

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

So, there are still a whole heap of ants that will be flying this year, Lasius definitely and some other species. Right now I'm hoping to stumble onto a Formica fusca queen. I doubt it will happen, because I'm not going out and looking for them(I know I'm lazy but I already have a whole bunch of que...
by Cal113
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 127
Views: 14957

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Yep, I also found a Tetramorium queen today! Didn't keep her because I already have some :D
by Cal113
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 127
Views: 14957

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

P. imparis is actually known as 'The False Honey Pot Ant' they are not truly a species of honey pot ants if that's what your looking for. Just thought I would mention that. The reason they aren't for those who are curious is because they don't have true repletes. They turn their extra food into fat ...
by Cal113
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 127
Views: 14957

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

awe man
i need to get out more! haven't seen any queens as of late been preoccupied :D

nice finds everyone