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by Ltislander
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 2729

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

They ate their first mosquito! They loved it!! Also some of the nanitics are “riding” the queen around and getting off when they get somewhere else! Also we’re up to 11 workers!!
by Ltislander
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 2729

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

They have loads of brood and are eating 5 fruit flies a day! I give them a cap of honey that gets half drinked everyday. Those girls are hungry!
by Ltislander
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Updates from a Danish noob
Replies: 29
Views: 2272

Re: Updates from a Danish noob

My ants have 10 workers and eat 5 fruit flies a day. Remember you can’t over feed a colony. It just depends on how hungry they are!
by Ltislander
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Why is the forum inactive lately?
Replies: 9
Views: 768

Re: Why is the forum inactive lately?

During the winter I only come on here once a month!
by Ltislander
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: red tint?
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: red tint?

MOVE HER ASAP! That is the bacteria Serratia marcescens, it is very harmful to ants. It killed my queen with eggs. So move her to a fresh tube! its been 5 hours since i attached the old test tube to the new one via cloth and tape, but the queen refuses to move, the 3 workers were happy with the new...
by Ltislander
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 2729

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

Here is a photo of the queen!Image
by Ltislander
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: red tint?
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: red tint?

MOVE HER ASAP! That is the bacteria Serratia marcescens, it is very harmful to ants. It killed my queen with eggs. So move her to a fresh tube!
by Ltislander
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What ant is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 241

What ant is this?

Image She is 5 mm and I’m in Massachusetts.
by Ltislander
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Could corn starch work as a barrier?
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Could corn starch work as a barrier?

I would use baby powder but there are studies it can give you cancer. So I stay far away from baby powder. So could corn starch be used as a barrier?
by Ltislander
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 2729

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

Sorry for the photo my dad took it because I’m on vacation! Just last night I was looking at Pheidole queens and thinking “Hey these look like my tetramorium queen!” What size are Pheidole queens? There isn't an exact size for them but the average species size is about the same as the one you have ...