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- Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:42 pm
- Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
- Topic: Feed your queens!!
- Replies: 6
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Newbies: Please Note Most ant keepers (including myself) disagree with this method. Ant queens are designed to survive, and thrive without food during the founding stages. It's how their bodies naturally work. No stress is crucial to proper development. They simply aren't designed to not mind having...
- Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:32 am
- Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
- Topic: Ant Barrier
- Replies: 2
- Views: 123
I have found that my tetramorium can easily cross over baby powder plus rubbing alcohol. However, they cannot cross over dry baby powder applied thinly with a dry cotton ball.
- Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:17 pm
- Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
- Topic: Idaho Ant Keepers!
- Replies: 14
- Views: 781
Hello, I'm SebrightLover. I'm currently awaiting nuptial flights as I decided to look into ant keeping right as the summer ended (my luck in a nutshell) I live in the Boise area and I raise chickens a lot (hence the name, a Sebright is my favorite breed of chickens, even though I've only ones two h...
- Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:22 pm
- Forum: Heated & Controversial Ant Debates
- Topic: Feeding a tarantula to fire ants is cruel!
- Replies: 9
- Views: 354
He said it put up a good fight, it couldn't of done that in any capacity if it was already dead, I could even see it fighting the ants. You may have seen the legs move on occasion. The ants were moving the legs themselves. Remember, ants are extremely strong and were capable of tugging on the legs ...
- Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:05 pm
- Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
- Topic: QUICK QUESTION ABOUT QUEEN ANTS TEST TUBE KEEPING!
- Replies: 1
- Views: 44
We are goin to need pictures of the queens with measurments and locations in order to ID, and answer that question.
- Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:04 pm
- Forum: General Ant Talk
- Topic: Ants that won't outgrow their home
- Replies: 3
- Views: 178
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?
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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.