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by WNCAnt
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: My Camponotus pennsylvanicus queen
Replies: 44
Views: 5277

Re: My Camponotus pennsylvanicus queen

Nice having a hard time getting mine past the founding stage. I hope you have a huge colony :mrgreen:
by WNCAnt
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Raw honey, bad for ants?
Replies: 22
Views: 4740

Re: Raw honey, bad for ants?

Do not feed your queens raw unprocessed honey. Little incite, bee keepers use a special powder to keep mites and ants out of there hives. This powder is poison to the ants, so when you feed raw honey it contains small amounts of said powder until its processed. The powder is harmless to humans and b...
by WNCAnt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NC ants
Replies: 8
Views: 1029

Re: NC ants

They are flying everywhere up on the mountain here. Campo and Tetra. Asheville N.C.
by WNCAnt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help me! From: Kentucky!
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Help me! From: Kentucky!

Almost anywhere just keep looking I found all my queens within 20 ft of my house, look under rocks, wood, leaves that have matted flat. Wood ants fly at night turn on a porch light sit around and wait you might be surprised what you find.
by WNCAnt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: camponotus pennsylvanicus x3 journal
Replies: 14
Views: 1615

Re: camponotus pennsylvanicus x3 journal

Not sure what happened she was running around all day holding one front leg up reason unsure. Then this am, what I had feared happened. https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/211697580361515008/453650035289358346/IMG_20180605_011611.jpg :cry: :cry: :cry: So we shall try again :| https://cdn.discorda...
by WNCAnt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help me! From: Kentucky!
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: Help me! From: Kentucky!

Depends on what you are looking for. For wood ants looks behind loose bark on trees or stumps. I normally use the fire dept parking lot at dusk the lights draw them.
by WNCAnt
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony doesn't leave old nest
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: Colony doesn't leave old nest

Ants prefer dark and humid, best way to get this environment is to cover the nest.
by WNCAnt
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony doesn't leave old nest
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: Colony doesn't leave old nest

Uncover the test tube, wet the formicarium that you want them to move into. Cover the formicarium so its dark, when the tube starts to dry out they will move just takes time and patience. Light will cause them to hunt a new nest it will take some time before they will move.
by WNCAnt
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 5/25/18-Parma/MI/USA- Unwanted workers in child swing
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: 5/25/18-Parma/MI/USA- Unwanted workers in child swing

Wash the swing set in warm vinegar water, 2nd coat areas where you do not want the ants with wd-40. Allow time to dry soak ropes as well. This will cause them to not come back and takes some time for it to wash off.
by WNCAnt
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antnest's Prenolepis Imparis Journal
Replies: 6
Views: 706

Re: antnest's Prenolepis Imparis Journal

Update :?: please and thank you :mrgreen: