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by ZllGGY
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Building Ecosystems
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: Building Ecosystems

i would say whatever grows in your local environment or wherever you captured the ants plant wise and i know people always put springtails in their all natural setups to help with mold control
by ZllGGY
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID

yah i saw your post on there yesterday XD but lucky you. im having to wait till it warms up here a bit
by ZllGGY
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID

and also a picture of any hair structure on the meso, but im pretty sure theyre both P.Imparis. good catch
by ZllGGY
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Possible Prenolepis imparis ID

i would say that the first queen is definitely P.Imparis but cant quite confirm the second one as the dark photo but if you could get pictures of both their mandibles it would be easier to identify as they have 6 "teeth"
by ZllGGY
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I think this is queen ant if so please Identify?
Replies: 5
Views: 1549

Re: I think this is queen ant if so please Identify?

i would also say its solenopsis invicta just with the current pictures but if you could provide any macros or side shots might help a little more
by ZllGGY
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Materials for small formicarium
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Materials for small formicarium

Trying to get a hold on some sandy loam or just any loam really and some granulate but i cant seem to find any in the US the only place that sells it seems to be antstore.com and they dont ship anything to the US
by ZllGGY
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game
Replies: 10
Views: 2122

Re: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game

trait effects polygynous - gets +2 queens nomadic - no permanent nest slavemaker - can capture other brood large - gets bonus in fighting and defense small - gets less fighting power and defence slow developing -adds 1 month to developing brood long developing - adds 2 months to developing brood fa...
by ZllGGY
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game
Replies: 10
Views: 2122

Re: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game

Well, Evolution does have a trait exchanging system so maybe I can do that for the needing to evolve. Hummm, interesting idea...Either way, I'd need a massive list of traits for each kind of insect before I could consider it. Bees won't exactly have any need for the ant's hooked jaws trait, nor wil...
by ZllGGY
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game
Replies: 10
Views: 2122

Re: Fun Concepts for an Imaginary Game

you could always make this like a home made table top game instead of a total war typish game. Maybe like a risk meets total war meets D&D?
by ZllGGY
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Unidentified ant queen.
Replies: 17
Views: 1818

Re: Unidentified ant queen.

Alrighty then I'll just put her in hibernation when the time comes