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by AntsOnTheCoast
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ants Australia Nest Size?
Replies: 8
Views: 2564

Re: Ants Australia Nest Size?

You're asking about the Ants Australia nests... in AntsCanada?
by AntsOnTheCoast
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What gender is this ant
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Re: What gender is this ant

Image doesn't work, uh...
by AntsOnTheCoast
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica or Lasius
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: Formica or Lasius

Will230145 wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:25 pm
So I have a Formica and Lasius neoniger queen, which one should I keep as I'm only keeping one?
Keep both. Throw away one and the one you keep dies, you'll be having a tough time.
by AntsOnTheCoast
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First queen
Replies: 5
Views: 1303

Re: First queen

i would but my little sister took the darn test tube and put to much water in it. so i moved the queen and quickly dryed the tube, it was all set but... the queen escaped and all i have now is a clean empty test tube. sigh :cry: Maybe it got offended that you thought it was a lasius niger. Bad luck...
by AntsOnTheCoast
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Oklahoma City, OK caught on 9/29
Replies: 4
Views: 894

Re: Oklahoma City, OK caught on 9/29

Definitely a male alate. Sorry about the death, mate.
by AntsOnTheCoast
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Natural formicarium media?
Replies: 2
Views: 983

Re: Natural formicarium media?

Hm, what's bad about potting mix? I'd honestly like to know.
by AntsOnTheCoast
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First queen
Replies: 5
Views: 1303

Re: First queen

Great to hear, mate!

Do you have any pics of the queen? I'd love to see.
by AntsOnTheCoast
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: best deterent?
Replies: 10
Views: 2898

Re: best deterent?

That's odd. I'll have to try that now. The rubbing alcohol is for the baby powder to stick onto the glass/wall, so it's interesting to see the method prevailing without it. Thanks for the tip. When you watch mikey's videos, you can see that he uses that method quite often. Huh? I've never seen Mike...
by AntsOnTheCoast
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: I found a QUEEN!
Replies: 19
Views: 3834

Re: I found a QUEEN!

1. Don't take workers or brood from existing ant colonies from the wild. 2. You can do 'brood boosting', which is taking brood from a dead queen that you have caught. Afterwards, you place the brood in another queen's setup and they will possibly adopt the new eggs. 3. You can capture alates and unm...
by AntsOnTheCoast
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Queen Ant not laying eggs?!
Replies: 16
Views: 14156

Re: Queen Ant not laying eggs?!

Yeah, I'd like to see an update here. She is most likely hibernating or is not fertilised, just like the posts above has mentioned.