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by PhatGaster
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help! Abandonded Eggs
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Help! Abandonded Eggs

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I have two Prenolepis Imparis queens in a test tube setup. Call them Queen A and Queen B. I have another setup with a solitary ant queen of same species, call her Queen C. Now Queen B died for some reason and since she left her eggs behind alongside Queen A's eggs, I decide...
by PhatGaster
Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Chicago and East Lansing Greetings
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Chicago and East Lansing Greetings

Hello there. Beginner ant keeper and hoping to learn a lot from this experience and this community. I have a kinda unique situation in that I go to Michigan for school and back home to Chicago for Summer. I'm hoping to raise the colonies seperatly with my family members from both States and thus get...
by PhatGaster
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Prenolepis Imparis Nutrition
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Prenolepis Imparis Nutrition

Begginer ant keeper. I recently caught some Winter Ant Queens and they just laid eggs.I'm wondering if there fully or semi claustral and if semi what should I feed them. I know ants need sugar and protein but I've heard rumours that Winter Ants are picky. Some nutrition guidance for when the first w...
by PhatGaster
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification East Lansing MI
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Ant Identification East Lansing MI

Thank you very much. Is there any good guide out there for winter ant care. I know there a really weird species to keep and as a first time ant keeper, I'd like some direction with such unique species.
by PhatGaster
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification East Lansing MI
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Ant Identification East Lansing MI

I forgot to add this image to the last post. Thank you again
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by PhatGaster
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification East Lansing MI
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Ant Identification East Lansing MI

Caught on 4/9/17 Is reddish brownish. About 10 mm long from gaster tip to jaws. 3 light coffee brown stripes or bands around abdomen. Caught on MSU campus in East Lansing MI. Tried to make the pics as clear as possible. I also need to know if there semi claustral or not and how long I would need to ...