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by Fulkol
Sat Feb 04, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My new Ytong formicarium + outword
Replies: 7
Views: 3540

My new Ytong formicarium + outword

Nearly finished with my new set of an Ytong nest + an acrylic outworld, just need to seal the nest a bit more and add the slippery cover to the top of the otworld. I plan to house a colony of Lasius Niger in it. This is the Ytong nest itself, an acrylic cover is screwed to it + it has hot glue gaske...
by Fulkol
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dream Ant!
Replies: 40
Views: 5025

Re: Dream Ant!

A leafcutter/fungus farmer one, would cover 2 areas of interests of me because I like shrooms as well
by Fulkol
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Iiridomyrmex queen, egg to pupa
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: Iiridomyrmex queen, egg to pupa

"The eggs take 44 to 61 days to fully develop into adults." This is taken from their wiki page so not the holy bible but something for you to start with :) Thanks I read the same wiki just then lol. Do you know by any chance what I should feed her and when? I am no expert by any means so you might ...
by Fulkol
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Iiridomyrmex queen, egg to pupa
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: Iiridomyrmex queen, egg to pupa

"The eggs take 44 to 61 days to fully develop into adults."

This is taken from their wiki page so not the holy bible but something for you to start with :)
by Fulkol
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: 3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February

First we would have to get the Sub-Family then Genus THEN Species. Currently with these pictures it is quite hard to identify just off by face. Im not from even your country so I would have no idea. Let's see if Batspiderfish can take an attempt. Good luck with your ant keepings!! :) Yeah I meant t...
by Fulkol
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: 3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February

a We are going to need much clearer pictures of the whole body to get accurate identifications but the red one looks like it could be Pheidole sp. but thats just a guess. The last picture seems to be a male alate, possibly also Pheidole sp. Much appreciated :) The small ones being males makes sense...
by Fulkol
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February
Replies: 6
Views: 775

3 different species from Thailand, 1 st of February

The pictures can be seen in the album bellow, there are 3 different species I've caught. I'm not even sure if the tiny ones are ants, looking for your opinion on that as well. These are the best micro pictures I could take with a water droplet on my phone, I'm only going to be able to build a better...
by Fulkol
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Colony still not moving.
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: Colony still not moving.

I suppose you tried moving them by covering the formicarium and exposing their tube to light right? The scouts might felt that the formicarium won't be as good for them as the tube for various reasons like humidity and warmth, you could try adjusting these factors and see if one fits for them. As fo...