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by TippyDisc911
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Springtails 2 things
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Springtails 2 things

1: should I introduce spring tails before or after I move my colony into the nest?

2: I have found a colony of springtails under a rock in my front yard and how should I catch them and how should I care for them(have them contained without any deaths)?
by TippyDisc911
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Only one worker and moving
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Only one worker and moving

Hey my worker hatched about 2 weeks ago and I forgot to ask but I only have one worker.... the reason is because the queen only layed one egg. I eventually grew up and hatch two weeks ago. Why though? 2: also since she only has one egg and they say to move your colony into a nest at 20 workers what ...
by TippyDisc911
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: 2 questions
Replies: 1
Views: 314

2 questions

Hey during the end of October I am going on vacation for a week! I have a Formica subsericea colony with a small amount of workers. What should I do if I need to feed them?

Second: does the queen need honey or sugarwater... I know the workers do but what about the queen?
by TippyDisc911
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Queen

Location: Illinois, USA
Color: black
Image: https://m.imgur.com/4JPRJ2F
by TippyDisc911
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: First workers and nest
Replies: 2
Views: 466

First workers and nest

Hey so my Formica hybrid nest is coming tomorrow! I have an out-world already. My first worker hatched yesterday and is in good condition! Should I move them into the hybrid nest tomorrow or should i wait?
by TippyDisc911
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Orange very small queen
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Re: Orange very small queen

wow I didn't know a temperate region would have fire ants!
by TippyDisc911
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating ants with plants
Replies: 8
Views: 821

Re: Hibernating ants with plants

try using a digital mini fridge or wine cooler
by TippyDisc911
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernating ants with plants
Replies: 8
Views: 821

Re: Hibernating ants with plants

Hey I assume you have a natural nest, all plants that experience winter will hibernate, so they will go dormant for the winter. I forgot they did at first also.
by TippyDisc911
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Orange very small queen
Replies: 6
Views: 1081

Orange very small queen

Hey anybody know what queen this is
location: Illinois
Size: 8 millimeters
Color: Orange

Image
by TippyDisc911
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID, Found in Seattle WA
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: Queen ID, Found in Seattle WA

I would say camponotus pennsylvanicus