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by harry7778
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Brood Boosting. (Open to opinions).
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Brood Boosting. (Open to opinions).

Hello everyone, I'm fairly new to this hobby and I've recently been experimenting with a method called brood boosting. What this means is placing multiple queens in one test tube to increase the amount of eggs/brood produced. Afterwards removing all queens but one otherwise they are most likely to k...
by harry7778
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Re: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?

Great idea, thank you.
by harry7778
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Re: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?

I've been monitoring the double-queen experiment with the 'Lasius Niger' queens, they are very calm with each other and are frequently laying, a significant difference in the egg pile size compared to my other 25 Lasius queens that are alone. I'm just worried of what will happen when the workers arr...
by harry7778
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Ants wont move into Hybrid nest
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: Ants wont move into Hybrid nest

So the most common and most affective method to force a colony to move into the hybrid nest is to expose the test tube or whatever their current residence is, to a very bright light (Please be careful though as if it gets too hot, you will fry them before they have the chance to move). Then you will...
by harry7778
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Re: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?

Thank you! I’ve never seen this before! Having a colony with two egg laying queens must be fast growing!
by harry7778
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?
Replies: 8
Views: 554

Multiple Lasius Queens -Safe or Not?

In this video ''https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teZVFLNoqkc'' is my two Lasius queens that I decided to put together because when I found them, they were interacting in the wild! They have laid eggs and are caring for each other and each other's young consistently! Will this continue or will they ev...
by harry7778
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: GAN Project.
Replies: 1
Views: 260

GAN Project.

Applied to sell ants on the GAN Project about a week ago and haven't heard anything back, have they stopped accepting people in? It says 2-3 business days for a response.
by harry7778
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can anyone identify this queen?
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Can anyone identify this queen?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MbfRiN1IP4

Could anyone identify this queen?

P.S, sorry for the focus going in and out, I used a 12x zoom lens and it was hard to hold the camera still with it attached.
by harry7778
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Nuptial Flight UK - Harry7778
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Nuptial Flight UK - Harry7778

Okay thank you
by harry7778
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Nuptial Flight UK - Harry7778
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Nuptial Flight UK - Harry7778

Today was one of the best Nuptial Flights I've ever experienced! I didn't leave my on garden and I filled all 25 test tubes within 20 minutes! Has anyone else had the same? Would love to see you Queens ! Here are some I caught, can anyone identify the species? - https://gyazo.com/f2da3d950d6b870f53b...