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by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Caught a queen... now what??
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Caught a queen... now what??

also the tutorial playlist :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzyQB-4o42Q&list=PL10D80062B7CE527E

has a video on semi claustral queens
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Caught a queen... now what??
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Caught a queen... now what??

so i wrote you a really long explanation, but i forgot to save draft :lol:

basically, put her in a test tube setup:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfzUILyCz8o

and here's what you do when the first worker arrives:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOx_-Y7xGoQ&t=121s

hopefully that helped :)
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Stuff that just don't fit
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Stuff that just don't fit

So I was a on a budget, and to get everything under, I went and bought a formicarium and an outworld that were from two different brands. Silly me. Now the problem is fitting the tubing. I only have one 5 cm piece of tubing, and that I used for connecting the formicarium to the junction bit. So I st...
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: teeny tiny golden ants?
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: teeny tiny golden ants?

Here are some possibilities ( just some guesses )
-Yellow crazy ant
-Electric ant
-Citronella ant
Obviously there are a ton of ants that are yellow, so hard to say.
Hope you get some good photos, and find out what they are.
by BluMoon
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: When to feed my new colony
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: When to feed my new colony

I hope y'all don't mind me asking, but can and will ants eat cooked meat?
by BluMoon
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey
Replies: 8
Views: 4915

Re: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey

All ant keeping products received, now I think that I will wait a while, until the queen has her nanitics. When that happens, I shall follow Mikey's tutorial on that, and pop a bottle of ***** :lol: just kidding So the plan was initially to move her into the founding nest once it arrived, but she se...
by BluMoon
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Formicarium requirement for opisthopsis?
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Formicarium requirement for opisthopsis?

I have an opisthopsis queen, probably rufithorax, does anybody know what kind of setup they should be given, and stuff like heat and humidity? Help is appreciated :)
by BluMoon
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey
Replies: 8
Views: 4915

Re: BluMoon's Ant Keeping Journey

Strobe ant has arrived :D :D :D

Blurry picture: https://drive.google.com/open?id=136LdS9cvuikeIIJ6cEv-cyzxHCjFKKgR

Any tips on care? Please tell me, greatly appreciated
by BluMoon
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Natural Set up
Replies: 2
Views: 1817

Re: Natural Set up

Thanks for the help
I am now looking after a strobe ant queen,
I believe that they are also in south-east asia :D
by BluMoon
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Black/red Queen, caught in Victoria
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Black/red Queen, caught in Victoria

BTW, I've decided to free her