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by antsRlife
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal
Replies: 44
Views: 3560

Re: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal

Its November now so i hope its there going good since its the last month of spring???
by antsRlife
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Camponotus Consobrinus
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Camponotus Consobrinus

im just surprised the ants didnt tell them off, these guys formic acid can hurt
by antsRlife
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Love is in the Air- Victorian nuptial flights
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Love is in the Air- Victorian nuptial flights

Yesterday was the start of a new year for ant keepers in victoria as there was some species of iridimyrmex and ochetalus flying i hope to see more coming soon.
by antsRlife
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My First Colony
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: My First Colony

hey good to see you getting into the hobby. i suggest camponotus as there slow growers are adaptable to cold weather, and easy to care for (plus there poliginus meaning they have multiple shapes and sizes) they also dont get out or attempt to get out as much. i suggest you read hitch3's camponotus C...
by antsRlife
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Spring in Australia
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Spring in Australia

hey guys, it just turned spring over here in Australia and i was wondering whats the usual average dates that nuptial flights start. i know that they cant be predicted since every ant is different, it started around the tenth of September in central Victoria last year. i just want to kinda know arou...
by antsRlife
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hopes and dreams riding on a single Crematogaster Queen
Replies: 18
Views: 986

Re: Hopes and dreams riding on a single Crematogaster Queen

i got into ant keeping the same sort of way. i had an anonychromyrma queen land on my knee, at the time i didn't know until it bit me :shock: i grabed it by the wings and threw it(metaphorically speeking) into a test tube and i had a great colony until they died a few weeks ago :cry:
by antsRlife
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Ant Projects, Advocacies, and Websites
Topic: Mated queens
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Re: Mated queens

ive gotten them to mate when a male was trying to climb onto the queen :lol:
by antsRlife
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal
Replies: 44
Views: 3560

Re: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal

Winter in Australia ends in 23 days but the cooler weather lasts another 10 days(roughly) but nupital flights didnt start till september 20th, so 30 days all up, i cant wait either :D
(p.s. Dokoda you joined this forum on my birthday cool right)
by antsRlife
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal
Replies: 44
Views: 3560

Re: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal

i know the feeling, as tis was my first hibernation, my third gen of anonychromyrma died leaving the queen to deal with like 100 eggs and she died shortly after, but i cant wait to get some cool spp of ants, hopefully myrmicia or camponotus which ive found 3 nests of them near my house :D . But real...
by antsRlife
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need Help with infertile queens!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Need Help with infertile queens!!!

Hello guys i need help with my camponotus intrpidus "colony". i say colony but there just some queens and a few workers that got separated from there nest when i got some firewood for winter, i was able to get all the queens and a few workers (7 & 3) i know that they are infertile and im just taking...