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by Mickle09
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating and feeding Issues.
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Hibernating and feeding Issues.

they could just be slowing down and not needing as much food. what have you tried? I just wrote a whole reply and it just disappeared.. I feed: Superworms Crickets Wild Caught: Grubs Rarley Army worms Moths in the summer Roaches They won't eat earthworms. I also give organic honey. Should I hiberna...
by Mickle09
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating and feeding Issues.
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Hibernating and feeding Issues.

Hello everyone! I'm having some issues. I have a black carpenter ant colony about 60 workers in like 4-6 months (should have marked when I collected the queen :( ) They wont accept the same food twice in a row and I'm running out of options :?. Also I'm wondering if I should hibernate them. I live i...
by Mickle09
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Argentine Ants Semi or Fully Claustral?
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Argentine Ants Semi or Fully Claustral?

Hello! :D Ive kept one with a few workers and just fed honey drops. She started laying eggs so I slowly added more queens but as I started learning about them more I let them go. They grow very fast :( IMO I dont like argentine ants they've taken over my whole backyard and killed off a red carpenter...
by Mickle09
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Comparison?
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Comparison?

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this but does anyone have a picture of a pseudomyrmex gracilis queen compared to a worker? I have been finding male alates of this species around my pool and would like to try and obtain a queen, thanks.
by Mickle09
Thu May 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Barrier for Carpenter Ants
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Barrier for Carpenter Ants

Does anyone know the best barrier for a glass terrarium housing Black carpenter ants? I tried Baby Powder Alcohol mix and its slowly falling off.
by Mickle09
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Argentine Ants?
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Argentine Ants?

Hi, I have an argentine ant colony i found and was wondering if they are easy to keep and their needs. (Over 30 Workers 1 Queen) I have them in a small container with dirt and some wet sphagnum moss (using petroleum jelly for border). Thank you
by Mickle09
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Pheidole Ant Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Pheidole Ant Problem

I recently got a Pheidole spp. colony that I found in a small log while it was Storming outside, I put it in a 5 Gal. container with Petroleum jelly barrier 2-inch. They first came out to explore and I offered them some honey and crushed cashews. The next day they were on top of the container (past ...