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by idahoantgirl
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Feed your queens!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1061

Re: Feed your queens!!

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...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Ant Barrier
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Ant Barrier

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.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Idaho Ant Keepers!
Replies: 14
Views: 781

Re: Idaho Ant Keepers!

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...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Is this lasius neo niger?
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: Is this lasius neo niger?

Peremon wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:39 pm
What?
Yeah that was a spam bot. Your ant looks like a camponotus worker.
by idahoantgirl
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

Re: Feeding a tarantula to fire ants is cruel!

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 ...
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: 44

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: 65

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: 178

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: 153

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: 153

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.