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by idahoantgirl
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ants moved into snail shell. Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: Ants moved into snail shell. Help!

As long as you don't hydrate the snail shell, they won't like it. Let it dry out and always have the tube available nearby. Keep the tube dark and undisturbed. Also make sure you are using the drinking straw method with your tube so you have an appropriately sized opening. Never try to move them man...
by idahoantgirl
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My small colony of Lasius Niger
Replies: 1
Views: 5

Re: My small colony of Lasius Niger

Yup, for sure. Feeding in the tube causes stress and mold outbreaks. Use a one inch section of drinking straw wedged between the exit cotton and the side of the tube to act as a tunnel for them. You can either connect the tube to the outworld or just set the whole tube in the outworld. make sure you...
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: when eggs are gonna hatch
Replies: 16
Views: 291

Re: when eggs are gonna hatch

ok wow I totally missed that it was pheidole.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Mini Eco- system Terrarium
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Mini Eco- system Terrarium

Fruit is fine. If you try to mix species it will not go well...
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: A accidentally problem
Replies: 4
Views: 36

Re: A accidentally problem

I mean never move the eggs with something like a toothpick or anything like that. You can move the test tube, but it sounds like she is already in a dark quiet place.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: A accidentally problem
Replies: 4
Views: 36

Re: A accidentally problem

Never manually move brood. let your queen do it. She is probably stressed so put her in a dark quiet place and don't look at her for 3 weeks.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Need adivce what to do with colony
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: Need adivce what to do with colony

It's legal. Just saying. As long as it's not against the law than the "ethical" portion is not for anyone but you to decide.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Large classic ant farm build
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Large classic ant farm build

Pheidole is Polygynous, but yeah for most species definitely.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identify this queen
Replies: 21
Views: 226

Re: Identify this queen

No definetly not. I did a little google search... possibly Monomorium algiricum? I'm not super gifted in ID's yet tho What is it that makes you say this is not a tetramorium? Trying to learn ;) i am very very new to ant keeping so specifics will be lost on me, but not new to taxonomy (i use taxonom...
by idahoantgirl
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What are they???
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: What are they???

Please refrain from swearing, even abbreviated.