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by ProfessorMoHnK
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica, first ant is a male
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re: Myrmica, first ant is a male

Should have read some stuff first and then asked, obviously she is unfertilized. But what now? Do I keep her, do I kill her?
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica, first ant is a male
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Myrmica, first ant is a male

Hello fellow antkeepers, last autum I cought a Myrmica queen, which I'm quite sure is the common Myrmica Rubra. After a while she layed some eggs, and grew larvae in her setup. It took months for them to mature which confused me a little, and today, when I looked into her tube the first and hatched....
by ProfessorMoHnK
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: closer indentification of a Myrmica queen
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: closer indentification of a Myrmica queen

No I didn't know.
But good to know. so as soon as I got my first dead worker, I can upload some Microscope pictures.

Thanks :)
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: closer indentification of a Myrmica queen
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: closer indentification of a Myrmica queen

Could it be that it is actually a Temnothorax unifasciatus
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: closer indentification of a Myrmica queen
Replies: 3
Views: 301

closer indentification of a Myrmica queen

Good day fellas, so a while ago I cought an ant queen in a forrest nearby. Back then I it got identified by Batspiderfish as a Myrmica queen. => http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=4948 Since then I was curious, which myrmica sp. it is exactly, cause I wanted to call her by her full nam...
by ProfessorMoHnK
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen

addition: I covered most of the setup with a cardbordbox my "outworld" got sold in. When I placed her in the outworld she soon exited through the straw, ran around the outword (although ignoring the honey and a worm I found in a pair half an hour ago) and returned into the testube on her own. Is tha...
by ProfessorMoHnK
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen

So I just ran out to get what I think is necesrry to create a setup. Here's my plan: I gut a small aquarium tank ( 30x20x20 cm) in which I will place the papertowl covered testtube (for darknes) with a short drinkind straw as exit and babypowder as barrier. I got mehlworms for food, which I froze to...
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen

Thank you!
dou you think babypowder and rubbingalcohol is a good enough barier?
also, do you have any ide what or how much I could feed her?
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Semiclausteral Myrmica queen
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Semiclausteral Myrmica queen

I aparrantly cought a semiclausteral myrmica queen. I today gave her a tothpick tip full of sugar into her testtube, but Im unsure how often I need to do that and especially if there is a way to raise her without having to open her tube every time to feed. Any advise is helpfull. It's my first try e...
by ProfessorMoHnK
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant found in Germany/Nuermberg
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: Ant found in Germany/Nuermberg

addition: I suspect it to be the species Manica rubida, Tetramorium impurum or most likely Temnothorax unifasciatus