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by Rockster
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Holy Moly batman, I had an old gel ant farm(took out the gel put peat moss and sand in it)that was my first with harvester ant workers only, after they all died I just set it aside with the caps off the opening, I just noticed that my pain in the butt black crazy ants that invaded my desk have made ...
by Rockster
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Yes of course, soon as i figure out how to do it :D
by Rockster
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Just in case anyone was wondering, I have actually more than 8 3 pyramid queens in 3 different setups each with 30 to 40 workers 2 cork head in 1 setup now up to 10 workers 2 ghost in 1 setup Ive lost 2 3rds of the workers due to the original setup that had opening to large and they escaped to never...
by Rockster
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

First of all do big headed ants hibernate? Second this doesn't sound like hibernation behaviour. Especially since her workers are still actively trying to take care of her by the sound of it. Thought a bit more about this. If none of the other ants in the nest display similar behaviour, it would be...
by Rockster
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

it just got cold ( if you can call it cold here in southern florida) so I dont think its heat stroke, the workers now have her sideways on the wall, holding all her legs and pinning her to the wall? What is the temperature of the test tube right now? You can do this by putting a thermometer next to...
by Rockster
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

it just got cold ( if you can call it cold here in southern florida) so I dont think its heat stroke, the workers now have her sideways on the wall, holding all her legs and pinning her to the wall?
by Rockster
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1265
Views: 73573

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Hello Camponotus crew, I posted an issue with my big head queen in a different area, but no responses? thought I would ask here. my queen is on her back, she is not dead, I can see her antenna moving, all eggs and larva are gone she is surrounded by her workers all seem to be trying to get her to mo...
by Rockster
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: my queen is on her back
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: my queen is on her back

Dont all reply at once here
by Rockster
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: my queen is on her back
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: my queen is on her back

Hello all! My phedole, big head ant queen is on her back, been this way for a week, every time I look in she has moved, and her antenea are moving, she has no more eggs or larva they have all grown to ants. Now it did get colder here (FL) but I put the cable heat in with hopes it was just cold, but...
by Rockster
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: my queen is on her back
Replies: 2
Views: 160

my queen is on her back

Hello all! My phedole, big head ant queen is on her back, been this way for a week, every time I look in she has moved, and her antenea are moving, she has no more eggs or larva they have all grown to ants. Now it did get colder here (FL) but I put the cable heat in with hopes it was just cold, but ...