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by Ltislander
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: When should I move my tetramorium into a formicarium?
Replies: 1
Views: 253

When should I move my tetramorium into a formicarium?

So far she has 8 nanitics but 7-10 more pupa. Should I move them when they hatch?
by Ltislander
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 3506

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

Here is a better pic! If you can see she actually has 8 workers :P ! One is under her! The eighth is at the cotton! http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k96/Ltislander/F8CAF63E-8E25-4FBD-B021-CDCE2E95AEFB_zpsjtygbynd.png They doubled in size in 2 days :D !! They’re all just hanging by the queen, she co...
by Ltislander
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: AntsCanada Announcements, Promos, Contests, Events
Topic: Reduced price - "scratch & dent" products
Replies: 56
Views: 21721

Re: Reduced price - "scratch & dent" products

Do you guys have a scratch and dent tetramorium nest?
by Ltislander
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What does the straw do?
Replies: 2
Views: 271

Re: What does the straw do?

That’s it. It’s a tunnel. It allows the test tube to remain mostly sealed to reduce air currents as ants don’t like to nest where air flow occurs. This also allows you to feed them outside of the test tube as it lowers disturbance on the queen and also lets you clean up easier. Ok thanks for tellin...
by Ltislander
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 3506

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

They also have a pretty large brood pile so I’m expecting some more workers in the next few days.
by Ltislander
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Tetramorium sp.E journal
Replies: 31
Views: 3506

Re: Tetramorium sp.E journal

Now she has 7 nanitics :D! One is exploring by the cotton and is being braver than the rest of the colony :lol:! Still not sure if she’s a tetramorium or Pheidole! Here is a pic! http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k96/Ltislander/084D4B87-DE85-4F02-B9FF-4AADCD1505FC_zpsgrrnlyfk.jpeg sorry if it’s too ...
by Ltislander
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What does the straw do?
Replies: 2
Views: 271

What does the straw do?

I put a staw in the cotton and I know it’s a tunnel but why do we put it there? Why do the ants prefer it?
by Ltislander
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Should I get a heating cable?
Replies: 4
Views: 606

Should I get a heating cable?

If I should which one? Can you link it?