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by idahoantgirl
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: What food is favored among ants?
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: What food is favored among ants?

Ants need two types of foods, Protein and Sugar. Protein is used to feed the brood and the queen, and sugar is consumed by the workers.
As far as preferences, it just depends on the species and individual colony.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: New formicarium
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: New formicarium

What Species? Also make sure you use 100% sillicone with no additives.
by idahoantgirl
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: HELP mold in test tube need ways to safely rehouse queen with eggs
Replies: 7
Views: 115

Re: HELP mold in test tube need ways to safely rehouse queen with eggs

Does anyone have anyway to rehouse queens with eggs to another test tube Make a fresh tube tape the new tubes opening to the old tubes opening (with pin pricks in the tape so a little air is still getting through. Make the new tube dark and shine a light on the old one (Be sure to watch and make su...
by idahoantgirl
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Guys, What Species Is The Best For A First Colony?
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: Guys, What Species Is The Best For A First Colony?

Or,more likely, all will end up dead and your colony will be doomed. Don't Mix Tetramorium queens, guys.
by idahoantgirl
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: How can I make Camponotus/Formica hybrid colony?
Replies: 3
Views: 82

Re: How can I make Camponotus/Formica hybrid colony?

You can't mix species or colonies in most cases.
by idahoantgirl
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: My Frameicarium Project
Replies: 17
Views: 1061

Re: My Frameicarium Project

antnest8 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:06 pm
why did it fail?
Mostly because the water was causing the sillicone and hot glue to separate from the frame letting the ants out.
by idahoantgirl
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Tertamorium E Queen ?
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Tertamorium E Queen ?

Also Tetramorium Species E is now known as Tetramorium immigrans in the US, while in Europe it is known as Tetramorium Casepitum.
by idahoantgirl
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Boise, Idaho queen ID
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Boise, Idaho queen ID

Caught: Boise Idaho Time: 8;45 PM Day: June 21 Measurement: 5 millimeters Color: Black If better pics are needed let me know. https://i.stack.imgur.com/mYPhf.jpg https://i.stack.imgur.com/vaMHZ.jpg https://i.stack.imgur.com/DogRI.jpg https://i.stack.imgur.com/w6Xnf.jpg https://i.stack.imgur.com/6JFL...
by idahoantgirl
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: A day as jimmy's ant
Replies: 17
Views: 415

Re: A day as jimmy's ant

Now I don't know what kind of ants I have...it's kinda red where there legs meet there body's some are more define then others...if your reading this and can help identify these ants it would be greatly appreciated...like I said red legs and it also looks like there body is red or at least red wher...
by idahoantgirl
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Ant Trading
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Ant Trading

There is no selling, Trading or giving of queen ants on this forum outside of the Gan project. You don't have to sell ants on the gan project. you can give them away or trade.