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by idahoantgirl
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: QUICK QUESTION ABOUT QUEEN ANTS TEST TUBE KEEPING!
Replies: 1
Views: 2

Re: QUICK QUESTION ABOUT QUEEN ANTS TEST TUBE KEEPING!

We are goin to need pictures of the queens with measurments and locations in order to ID, and answer that question.
by idahoantgirl
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: heat cable
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: heat cable

15 watt is the norm
by idahoantgirl
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Ants that won't outgrow their home
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Ants that won't outgrow their home

no tetramorium and pheidole will both exceed their living space if fed ample amounts of food. Can you give me a link to the video with a time index?
by idahoantgirl
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: New and Clueless

Also! There is a thread for us Idahoans! Come join and introduce yourself

https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=10824&start=10
by idahoantgirl
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: New and Clueless

The secret to barriers is not thickness, it's thinness. A thick baby powder is much easier to climb over than a thin one. Also I found that babypowder+ rubbing alcohol can be crossed easily by T. immigrans, but they cannot cross plain babypowder applied lightly with a dry cotton ball.
by idahoantgirl
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: New and Clueless

What did you keep them in? The fact they all died in a few days leads me to believe they were either exposed to something toxic or there wasn’t enough humidity in the set up you were keeping them in. It wasn’t from lack of food because a few days without food is not going to be a problem for ants. ...
by idahoantgirl
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: New and Clueless
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: New and Clueless

Hey! Welcome! Sl glad to see more locals :) Yeah it is unfortunately a bit late for catching queens, and I don't think anyone in the area is in the GAN project currently. I also don't have any queens to spare :cry: . The main issue with catching workers is that they need their colony to live a full ...
by idahoantgirl
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Formica hybrid nest 2.0 help
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Formica hybrid nest 2.0 help

I cleaned my hybrid nest (old version) with mild soap, hydrogen peroxide, and que tips.
by idahoantgirl
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating and feeding Issues.
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Hibernating and feeding Issues.

they could just be slowing down and not needing as much food. what have you tried?
by idahoantgirl
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Lasius queens never wait
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Lasius queens never wait

It's only certain species such as lasius nenoniger (which fly in september) that wait until after hibernation to lay.