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by sartwell90
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1270
Views: 74195

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

hi i am new to Camponotus Crew https://i.imgur.com/ZlWLNBS.jpg need help with specie identification for this pic :?: :?: :?: This must be Camponotus aborable-us because that photo is super cute. :lol: it hurt when she bit me :oops: :oops: :oops: Must've been a love bite. 200% :P
by sartwell90
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: My journey keeping a Camponotus Pennsylvanicus Colony
Replies: 100
Views: 29887

Re: My journey keeping a Camponotus Pennsylvanicus Colony

The awesome folks here (including yourself) inspire me too! #AntUnity
by sartwell90
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: My journey keeping a Camponotus Pennsylvanicus Colony
Replies: 100
Views: 29887

Re: My journey keeping a Camponotus Pennsylvanicus Colony

I am tuned and I am staying! Yay CANant Journal!
by sartwell90
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1270
Views: 74195

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

FaranFromPakistan wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:16 am
hi i am new to Camponotus Crew


Image


need help with specie identification for this pic :?: :?: :?:
This must be Camponotus aborable-us because that photo is super cute. :lol:
by sartwell90
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1270
Views: 74195

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Thank you sartwell for this valuable insight! I have plenty of experience building bioactive vivariums for a variety of frogs, but that only gets me so far. I've been interested in ants for a couple years now but have never kept them until just last week or so. I dont have the hands on experience s...
by sartwell90
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1270
Views: 74195

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

The main issue is that unless the formicarium is built as a vivarium small colonies won't benefit from all the microbes and other cleaners (decomposers like springtails, nematodes) and the ants themselves won't be well equipped to manage a space like that. The other component is that in even if you ...
by sartwell90
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1270
Views: 74195

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Holy cow! I disappeared for 2 days and 💥 We have such an awesome crew! First someone really needs to teach me how to quote multiple people in one post. Welcome back Broodmonkey!! I am loving all these yellow coloured Camponotus queens!! Stunning! I wish we could get them here too! Kherafox-I’m sorr...
by sartwell90
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Beginner here! Tetramorium eggs not hatching! So frustrated :(
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: Beginner here! Tetramorium eggs not hatching! So frustrated :(

Redhotwaffles wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:25 pm
Thank you! I will get her a heating cable and I’ve already committed to not checking on her for two weeks so she can be in the dark.
Sounds like a plan, best of luck! I'll keep a look out for the results of your labor :)
by sartwell90
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal
Replies: 33
Views: 6910

Re: Antnest's C. Noveboracensis journal

Heyyy, welcome home! Your queen is a beaut and congrats on the major, glad to be able to get eyes on a fellow nova colony :)
by sartwell90
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Beginner here! Tetramorium eggs not hatching! So frustrated :(
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: Beginner here! Tetramorium eggs not hatching! So frustrated :(

Hey Redhotwaffles, My first note is that in my experience 71 degrees is a bit chilly for Tetramorium, they normally nest close to the surface under rocks or pavement which absorb heat from the sun and radiate it into their nest. Their choice of nesting habits and my personal experience shows them as...