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by Ryderw
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Forelius pruinosus barrier
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Forelius pruinosus barrier

I recently have had a Forelius pruinosus queen hatch her first workers. I really need to thank batspiderfish with helping me trough a lot of my first ant keeping questions. He/she helped me id all my queens i caught including this one here so if your reading this thanks, thanks a lot idk if you get ...
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: Queen ant identification

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 pm
I can't see her well enough.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uwIL2DsG2St6_wvMU8x6GkkJaKfPwLvh/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/14W4bMw4i-wy8Qi1WVRrLXBa3Rv0SZga3/view?usp=sharing
hope these are better :)
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: Queen ant identification

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 pm
I can't see her well enough.
let me try and get some better pictures real quick
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Feeding new colony
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Feeding new colony

I'm just posting this because i want to be updated on replies as i want to know too (I have a colony ready to hatch out of a test tube)
by Ryderw
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Queen ant identification

I have found a queen of a type of ant i watch all the time in the wild and finally came across one by complete chance. I was actually a little away from home and was sitting on a bench when i saw her on my leg luckily i had an empty coke bottle to get here home :lol:. Anyways she is 7.5 mm long and ...
by Ryderw
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: feeding schedule?
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: feeding schedule?

ok thank you all
by Ryderw
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: feeding schedule?
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: feeding schedule?

i was asking a little more toward when i should give then their dose of protein or sugar like every other day, once a week, do i give sugar and protein on separate days exe. not necessarily what amount. i was asking a little more toward when i should give then their dose of protein or sugar like ev...
by Ryderw
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: feeding schedule?
Replies: 6
Views: 807

Re: feeding schedule?

DictaruraSrl wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:51 am
You can experiment by giving a little bit of food and see if they eat it. If they eat that food, you give them a little bit more. Take care to clean the remaining food after they finish eating.
ok thank you very much
by Ryderw
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Can I intro a queen to colony without one
Replies: 5
Views: 803

Re: Can I intro a queen to colony without one

Here's a list somebody else compiled of polygynous ant species, it is by no means complete but it kind of gives you an idea. Formica cinerea Formica balcanina Formica lugubris Formica sanguinea Formica ulkei Lasius flavus Linepithema humile Monomorium ergatogyna Monomorium pharaonis - new queens ea...
by Ryderw
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: feeding schedule?
Replies: 6
Views: 807

feeding schedule?

How often should you feed a colony of about 20- 40 (sugar and protein schedule)\
Note that these ants are a big species about 9mm