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by antsRlife
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: found 3 queens
Replies: 4
Views: 7297

Re: found 3 queens

yeah from looking at the 3rd pic, looks like a fire ant Spp. The rounded gaster, size, and square head sort of give it away but otherwise it may be tetramorium
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Need Soil Advice!
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Need Soil Advice!

You could also make your own with coconut husks, charcoal, and sand. That's what I use and early nests love it.
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula) Western Australia
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula) Western Australia

The Nuptial flights are around late Jan-Mid Feb. But you can sometimes find queens walking around early spring after hibernation. But good tip if you do find one. Try and get her into a routine, feed her every 3-4 days around the same time and she will be less aggressive. I've actually been able to ...
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Rytidoponera Queens not laying
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Rytidoponera Queens not laying

Hey, so i have two rytidoponera metalica queens right now and they both don't seem to be laying, they are inside a testube I've set up for semi-claustral queens and I feed them some honey every 3 days and they don't seem to want to lay. all they do is sit on the cotton not do anything. Im not too wo...
by antsRlife
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony

Heres the image links because the forum doesn't like me T-T (sorry for the bad quality ^^)


https://imgur.com/a/36Tkzo0
https://imgur.com/a/HBCctVk
by antsRlife
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Myrmecia Queen in September?!?!?
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: Myrmecia Queen in September?!?!?

I just checked on the queen before shes laid 2 eggs from what I quickly saw
by antsRlife
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony

Images dont seem to want to work today, ill have to post them in the morning
by antsRlife
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 176

antsRlife Anonychromyrma Nitidiceps Colony

So its been a few years since I was deep into ant keeping and earlier this year in March I was walking and next thing I knew I had a queen ant on my arm. I couldn't pass up this opportunity as my past Anonychromyrma colony died because of unknown circumstances with around 50 workers (I have a feelin...
by antsRlife
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Myrmecia Queen in September?!?!?
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Myrmecia Queen in September?!?!?

So I live in the colder parts of Australia and we just came out of winter not even 4 days ago and went out walking enjoying the start of the sunshine and found a much larger than usual Myrmecia pilosula ant poking its head in the dirt, moving things around and staying in the general area. I followed...
by antsRlife
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal
Replies: 44
Views: 11132

Re: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal

Its November now so i hope its there going good since its the last month of spring???