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by Bierschneeman
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: how tiny are eggs
Replies: 1
Views: 148

how tiny are eggs

so i caught my first queen last week, she is about 7mm red and black with two prominent nodules on the petioles. the id assistance i got from here suggests solenopsis or pheidole (spelling). today i checked on her ans she has torn the cotton into a thin webbing on the floor. and on that there are th...
by Bierschneeman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: ANT SPECIES IDENTIFICATION
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: ANT SPECIES IDENTIFICATION

thank you @madvampy i never would have thought of checking the 'antkeepingand husbandry ' forum section without you saying so. first because so many id requests are here, second because i thought that forum section was going to be mostly educational (yes i realise now the study of taxonomy is defini...
by Bierschneeman
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can You ID my first queen?
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Can You ID my first queen?

so i have been trying to be a good ant keeper, i have been trying to research how and what.a friend of mine made a suggestion of what. so i began looking. so after looking at alexander wilds photos, and zoom into mine i see mine has a hairy abdomen, and two nodules on its distinguished petioles. thi...
by Bierschneeman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can You ID my first queen?
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Can You ID my first queen?

another view
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dont worry i fixed the two piece cotton balls by tearing them up and weaving them into a big one.
by Bierschneeman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can You ID my first queen?
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Can You ID my first queen?

good heavy rain today, so i decided to take my first ant queen search. not 5 mins in, do i find this Ant... im pretty sure it is a queen, I think it looks like these red and black ants with majors a block away. shown is a transferred millimeter ruler. id guess around 7mm. found today, in Louisiana. ...
by Bierschneeman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ANT ID please
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: ANT ID please

ohh, i forgot location. these ants are in Louisiana.

any other info i need to provide?
by Bierschneeman
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ANT ID please
Replies: 2
Views: 266

ANT ID please

http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p366/Muslimchristian2/20180726_082932_zpspx7zuu7k.jpg neighboring colony. having trouble identifying. but I am new to identifying. My hope is it is Pavement Ants. my magnifying glass isn't powerful enough. about half the length of a fennel seed or the exact width ...
by Bierschneeman
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: is different formicarium that different?
Replies: 1
Views: 355

is different formicarium that different?

i see a bunch of different formicariums designed for different species of ants.
how important is it to get the correct formicarium for the correct ant?

if i get a camponotus formicarium, and happen to get a lasius queen, is it really that bad.

or perhaps i hope for lasius, but get tetra...

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by Bierschneeman
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: can one encourage a wild ant colony to move into a formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: can one encourage a wild ant colony to move into a formicarium

http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p366/Muslimchristian2/20180726_082932_zpspx7zuu7k.jpg neighboring colony. having trouble identifying. but I am new to identifying. my magnifying glass isn't powerful enough. about half the length of a fennel seed or width of diamond brand cardboard matches. or mat...