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by AGENTSCEPTILE
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: NEED HELP - Ants nest in indoor plant pot
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Re: NEED HELP - Ants nest in indoor plant pot

Here is my method, seeing as this is an emergency--- get a fishtank, Make a rubbing alchohol and baby powder mix and make the barrier around the top of the fishtank (You should already know this) and place the plant in the pot inside of the fishtank. Make sure no plant leaf is going over the edge of...
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: My First Nanitics!
Replies: 2
Views: 6263

Re: My First Nanitics!

My C.Pennsylvanicus momma is still waiting for her eggs to develop (there's about seven, last time I checked), so congrats! :mrgreen:
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Inactive workers
Replies: 9
Views: 1328

Re: Inactive workers

The setup was in a test tube, he had a plain old tube and no substrate in it--- The ants were grubs, I tell you- but -
Ants don't waste good food!




usually :lol:
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: new to the hobby, first queen! weird setup
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: new to the hobby, first queen! weird setup

Hey, that's a pretty interesting setup! make sure to keep it damp! I think it will be a lot less stressful in there, too!
Good luck, Happy anting! :mrgreen:
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you help me identify this queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: Can you help me identify this queen?

Tho with her still having wings it’s quite unlikely she will have mated. Uhh, don't mean to be rude or nuffin', but just because the wings are still there doesnt mean she 'probably' hasn't mated-- just letting you know..... :oops: (I feel bad now,) as for the ID, uhhhh.... I'm only two hours away f...
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: C.Pennsylvanicus in Maine!
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

C.Pennsylvanicus in Maine!

The first pic is from a queen from the 27th of may, now very protective of her eggs, The second pic is from today- Isn't she beautiful? https://ibb.co/wsHCh58 https://ibb.co/YpSSf6d (Still can't figure out how to post pics, even after vids! :x :lol: ) <a href="https://ibb.co/YpSSf6d"><img src="https...
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Inactive workers
Replies: 9
Views: 1328

Re: Inactive workers

So, if there is a lot of waste, clean what you can with stressing the queen too much, but I think it should be fine as my friend has had many lasius and they make a huuuuuuuge mess in the test tube and they are fine, but, it is when it gets moldy is when you should probably clean it. I really hope i...
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Inactive workers
Replies: 9
Views: 1328

Re: Inactive workers

How much waste is there? :?:
by AGENTSCEPTILE
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Inactive workers
Replies: 9
Views: 1328

Re: Inactive workers

If the workers buried the entrance of the test tube, that usually means that even though there are workers present, they are going to wait a bit longer until they reach outside of the test tube.