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by MalCeren
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Camponotus Vicinus Nantics Dying?
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Re: Camponotus Vicinus Nantics Dying?

Thank you very much I misunderstood completely I hope I have corrected my mistake quickly enough to save the 3rd queen the other 2 are doing ok and now I know what to do. Thank you very much!
by MalCeren
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Camponotus Vicinus Nantics Dying?
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Camponotus Vicinus Nantics Dying?

I am fairly new to ant keeping on my 2nd year now and am working on my first 3 Camponotus Vicinus Queens, I have a fairly successful but young Tetramorium colony that is thriving. 2 of my Camponotus Queens all of which were found within 1 week are doing just fine and have 1 and 3 Nantics with eggs i...
by MalCeren
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification Assistance?
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Identification Assistance?

Good enough for me as long as O got Camponotus correct. She's already in a dark place room temp. I'll peek in a month or so they are pretty slow growing so maybe 2 months.
by MalCeren
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification Assistance?
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Identification Assistance?

She is a little over 1/2 an inch about 1.3 centimeters I am in Spokane Washington and I literally found her today so April 27th She appears to me at least to be mostly black with some reddish brown tint on her legs. I got the best pictures I could but all I have is my phone so they are not 100% awes...
by MalCeren
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification Assistance?
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Identification Assistance?

I realized it would be helpful to tell you I'm in Washington Spokane area.
by MalCeren
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification Assistance?
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Identification Assistance?

I found this gorgeous lady wandering my kitchen and had to rescue her from my cat. Due to her size I thought she might be a Camponotus Queen given the time of year but I'm very new and want to be sure I know what species I'm dealing with should she happen to be fertilized (I am truly hoping I'm not ...
by MalCeren
Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moldy Test Tube and Founding Colony Hibernation
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Moldy Test Tube and Founding Colony Hibernation

I'm going to start with this is my first colony and my queen and her 10 or so workers were purchased locally from a GAN farmer. When I received the test tube there was green mold on the cotton ball and the water was getting low pretty understandable given that they had been left alone for since bein...