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by Firecatto21
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: [Urgency] Shipping ants from England to Spain
Replies: 1
Views: 62

[Urgency] Shipping ants from England to Spain

I want to ship some ants (a small 5 workers myrmica rubra colony) to Spain.
Will they be held back in customs, I have checked the list for species not allowed and this one is allowed.
And what is the best postal service that will gurantee that my ants don't stress out due to disturbance?
by Firecatto21
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How does ant poop work?
Replies: 1
Views: 90

How does ant poop work?

I heard about ant poop an how it can cause mold.
Is there any way I can prevent ants from pooping inside the nest?
And if they poop inside the nest what should I do?
by Firecatto21
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)

Once her worker appear will I be able to?
Should I go and give a worker (once she has quite a lot) to a proffesional taxonomist?
by Firecatto21
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)

Has a chance of also being formica pratentis
Forgot to say this is in Europe
by Firecatto21
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Ant Queen Identification (Yes, again)

(I send this again as I have gotten varying answers that none can fully confirm what species she is) If you have any questions, like how is the shape of her head, then ask me. I catched this ant queen 1 week and 1 month ago. She has cacoons meaning she is not parasitic. Her size is around 1 cm Possi...
by Firecatto21
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Can I legally keep an non invasive species of ants in Europe?
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Can I legally keep an non invasive species of ants in Europe?

The country that I come from says that it is fine to import them, but Australia says I need a permit. But the hardest part will be finding a queen to buy.
by Firecatto21
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Can I legally keep an non invasive species of ants in Europe?
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Can I legally keep an non invasive species of ants in Europe?

I really want to keep a Opisthopsis colony but unfortunatly they live in Australia. Is there any way I could leagally keep a colony of these ants in Europe?