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by YSTheAnt
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Substitute for Ytong in the US?
Replies: 10
Views: 658

Re: Substitute for Ytong in the US?

You need to get k23 refractory brick, not all firebrick will work. Then, it is easier than grout. Check pottery or kiln stores. Otherwise, if it's not available, grout is the way to go. K23 is very similar to ytong. Five bucks for a six by four by two (approximately) block, not at all that expensive.
by YSTheAnt
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Substitute for Ytong in the US?
Replies: 10
Views: 658

Re: Substitute for Ytong in the US?

Firebrick is actually quite absorbent, much more than grout. I have used it multiple times.
by YSTheAnt
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: I have some extra queens
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: I have some extra queens

The GAN doesn't allow for trading of any kind, and I would make it so that one could sell here, but not across borders. That would make this forum SO much more amazing. Then again, the myrmecologists and people who are very experienced, like 5+ years in this (or those who are very knowledgeable) han...
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: I have some extra queens
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: I have some extra queens

I currently have 7 queen ants Crematogaster Spp that have some eggs and workers coming. I was thinking I had way too many of them and was wanting to see if anyone was interested In some. I live in Oklahoma and was maybe looking to trade for some equipment or anything that will help me get to the ne...
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 170
Views: 6315

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Very rarely they do fight, it's only been seen a few times. That's why I'll sell polygneous ones for higher, more than just a flat rate/queen because of the risks. If anyone wants some, let me know.
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 170
Views: 6315

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

P. imparis Queen https://imgur.com/gallery/UXUC6
These are the queens!!
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 170
Views: 6315

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

antnest8 wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:58 am
I meant lakes because Michigan is around great lakes :)

and HOW did you catch so many queens. i heard it was a bit harder to get prenolepis imparis. :shock:
I just looked on the road of a park near my house, they were all over the place.
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 170
Views: 6315

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

In total me and my two friends spent around four hours looking between two days
by YSTheAnt
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal
Replies: 170
Views: 6315

Re: Jadeninja9's Camponotus hyatti Journal

Today we caught just over 50, yesterday we caught around thirty and the day before we caught two. It was in Cupertino