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by idahoantgirl
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Baby Powder Rubbing Alcohol Ratio?
Replies: 8
Views: 855

Re: Baby Powder Rubbing Alcohol Ratio?

colo3000 wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:51 pm
Ventrac wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:01 pm
Also to that, I was wondering what was the ratio of fluon you used and also did you add rubbing alcohol to the ratio?
Fluon is its own compound, you don’t combine it with anything.
no, you dilute it in water
by idahoantgirl
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt

we need far better, much closer pics to identify.
by idahoantgirl
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: ant questons for beginers
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: ant questons for beginers

people's posts will be seen better if they post separately, and there will be more room to have continued discussions without other questions being asked in the middle.
by idahoantgirl
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: please identify queen
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: please identify queen

Probsbly not extremely helpful but either lasius or formica
by idahoantgirl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Baby Powder Rubbing Alcohol Ratio?
Replies: 8
Views: 855

Re: Baby Powder Rubbing Alcohol Ratio?

the barrier works sooo much better if you omit the alcohol and dab it on dry with a cotton ball.
by idahoantgirl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification
Replies: 15
Views: 96

Re: Queen identification

Well this is only my first year of actually keeping ants as well, so personally i don't have a lot of tips for you yet ;) One thing i have noticed though with my own queens is that they are really happy if you give them a tiny drop of honey after they've been in their setup for a couple of days. I ...
by idahoantgirl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Considering Getting Into the Hobby
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Considering Getting Into the Hobby

So keeping ants is something I've just recently began considering, I am still very early in the research portion of making this decision; I don't like to go into any new hobby unprepared for the work, money, and time involved in maintaining it (especially when that hobby involves living creatures)....
by idahoantgirl
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus Trouble
Replies: 6
Views: 64

Re: Camponotus Trouble

For camponotus, you do not need to feed them, and doing so will stress her out more. Camponotus are extremely susceptible to stress, so really the very best thing you cal do for her is to not even check on her for a month. She is not eating her eggs out of hunger, only stress.