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by ScaryBuh
Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this 2 ants
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: ID this 2 ants

Thanks for the vast information Kaminoan! Good to have another buddy in my country enjoying ants! :D I always suspected they were Messor Barbarus , but wanted to be sure and that's why the identification center is all about :D I do have 2 slightly different queens from the 20+ Messor Barbarus . Time...
by ScaryBuh
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Yet another how to do a test tube setup
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Yet another how to do a test tube setup

Hello all!
I made a how to do a test tube setup film, and wanted you guys to check it out!



Any recommendations? Tips?
by ScaryBuh
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: witch species?
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Re: witch species?

You should check Camponotus sp.
Also known as carpenter ants, so if you cut a lot of trees you might find them on rotten logs.
They are big :D
by ScaryBuh
Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this 2 ants
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: ID this 2 ants

I will try to enter the GAN farmer thing when some workers have born. it seems no one do it in Portugal or Spain.
by ScaryBuh
Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this 2 ants
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

Re: ID this 2 ants

it says on the first line, Portugal :)

Here's the movie I made while putting them on test tubes, only that smaller one seems diferent than the rest.

by ScaryBuh
Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this 2 ants
Replies: 20
Views: 3439

ID this 2 ants

Hello guys, I caught a few more queens today in Portugal. These ones seem to have their nupcial flight 2-3 weeks after the first ones I caught before. these two ants look a bit diferent (3 pictures for each) This one has very dark red head, is bad climber on plastic, big around 15mm https://lh3.goog...
by ScaryBuh
Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I found ant with wings.
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: I found ant with wings.

she will probably be killed by her own, because to much time passed away from the nest and the pheromones are different now.
by ScaryBuh
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Stackable Pill Containers?
Replies: 18
Views: 3915

Re: Stackable Pill Containers?

Very colorful and nice idea. I like different types of formicarium :lol:
by ScaryBuh
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Using OmniNest as Semi Claustral Founding Chamber
Replies: 13
Views: 2962

Re: Using OmniNest as Semi Claustral Founding Chamber

Amazing story!
Too bad in the end the spider won.
RIP Penelantpe.
by ScaryBuh
Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Want to move my Crematogaster queen
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Want to move my Crematogaster queen

Hey guys, I want to move my Crematogaster queen to a test tube setup because I can't see her private life now :cry: . I have given her a plastic box with some dirt on it, she dug her claustral chamber. pGAD9gm3Yek I thought it was cool at first, let her do it like she would have done in the wild, bu...