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by AdamKnapp
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Mini Eco- system Terrarium
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Mini Eco- system Terrarium

Hey, so I have spent about two weeks making this terrarium[https://i.imgur.com/6MjFfTA.jpg][https://i.imgur.com/JsI9Ak8.jpg][https://i.imgur.com/mYxeYj2.jpg][https://i.imgur.com/fhJ82Lh.jpg] [https://i.imgur.com/O4ST1vK.jpg]. It's a 36 gallon tank which has a gravel draining layer. I plan to put ani...
by AdamKnapp
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating Ants in a Terrarium
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Hibernating Ants in a Terrarium

So I plan to make a forest themed terrarium full of plants, insects and hopefully a lizard or something. One of the insects I wanted to keep were ants I was thinking about putting in C. Chromdia and or Lasius Neoniger . The tank I plan to use is about 50-75 gallons and should consist of animals nati...
by AdamKnapp
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants not hibernating
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Ants not hibernating

Virginia is warming up and the ants have stopped hibernating. Also, the coldest place I can put them is well over 10c. Should I just take them out of hibernation?
by AdamKnapp
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating ants outside
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Hibernating ants outside

thanks for the heads up!
by AdamKnapp
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Hibernating ants outside
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: Hibernating ants outside

I keep camponotus castaneus and lasius neoniger.
by AdamKnapp
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating ants outside
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Hibernating ants outside

Is it fine if I keep my ants outside for hibernation? It is the only way I can hibernate them. Thanks!
by AdamKnapp
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Hibernation

Normally the right temperature is 10c or below
by AdamKnapp
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Hibernating ants outside
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Hibernating ants outside

Hello! I have no means of hibernating my ants. I can't keep them in the fridge and a don't have a cold enough room to store them. Could I keep them outside assuming they are protected from the elements? Also, when they start hibernating should I keep food in their test tube? I gave them a bunch of f...
by AdamKnapp
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Hibernating Ants Outside
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Hibernating Ants Outside

Hello! I have no means of hibernating my ants. I can't keep them in the fridge and a don't have a cold enough room to store them. Could I keep them outside assuming they are protected from the elements? Also, when they start hibernating should I keep food in their test tube? I gave them a bunch of f...
by AdamKnapp
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Should I hibernate my ants now?
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Should I hibernate my ants now?

Should I hibernate my ants now? I currently have a camponotus castanues colony that has been eating a lot of food recently but now, they don't go to their out world anymore. I also have lasius neoniger queen (Thnx for helping me ID her). Btw i live in Va Usa. Thanks :D