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by tetriminoss
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Site about nuptial flight
Replies: 17
Views: 525

Re: Site about nuptial flight

I have done Computer Programming in College and I could help with your project.

Though I don't have the budget to spend some money for this project tho, i can only help with programming stuff
by tetriminoss
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: anyone in mississauga canada?
Replies: 1
Views: 105

anyone in mississauga canada?

I am trying to find some nest for this summer and really don't want to look aimlessly.

If anyone saw near or inside mississauga that'd be great!
by tetriminoss
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Unexplained Crematogaster Cerasi Deaths
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Unexplained Crematogaster Cerasi Deaths

Try to vary your food, try giving them fruits(apple, orange, etc.) time to time instead of honey, just be sure that what you're gonna give is one of the food preferences of the ants. Some other protein just like fruitfly or cricket leg just like you said. Try to sterilize the test tube that they're ...
by tetriminoss
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Unexplained Crematogaster Cerasi Deaths
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Unexplained Crematogaster Cerasi Deaths

How often do you approach the colony for any reason? -stress may cause some deaths. Did you feed them as soon as they emerge from the cocoon? -ants may or may not have their exoskeleton completely dried, causing them to be injured pretty easily or avoid getting in contact to anything while waiting f...
by tetriminoss
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Some Questions, please answer. ty
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Some Questions, please answer. ty

Thanks for the information packed reply!
by tetriminoss
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Some Questions, please answer. ty
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Some Questions, please answer. ty

I live in Mississauga, Ontario Canada and we have lots of greenery in here. I've caught a few last year but failed to grow them (improper setup, causing some stress). I now have the proper setup but no luck finding them, so I have some few questions that may help me find one. Here are my questions: ...
by tetriminoss
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: What's the difference?
Replies: 1
Views: 319

What's the difference?

I just want to know why 1 is very calm and the other is not. Am i stressing the colony 1 because of all these keyboard clicking and mouse clickings? I have two Formica colonies: 1: 4 Nanitics, 1 queen - very calm, don't eat that often (sugar not that much, protein not at all) 2: 2 Nanitics, 1 queen ...
by tetriminoss
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: I'm worried about up coming hibernation months
Replies: 1
Views: 352

I'm worried about up coming hibernation months

I have Formica and already have 4 nanitics, since hibernation months are coming I try to give them protein and sugar power that can hold the queen for months. First, I put honey inside the test tubs (dropped via tooth pick) and the queen and the nanitics swarmed around it. Next, since it's been a wh...
by tetriminoss
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: is it possible to use pill bug as feeds?
Replies: 2
Views: 362

is it possible to use pill bug as feeds?

My apartment is full of pill bugs, everywhere is pill bugs. Under the rocks, Inside the cracks, every where you look is pill bugs. No presence of pesticides around my area, so insects are having a good time. I hear some crickets here and there but I don't know how to catch em. Pet stores around me o...
by tetriminoss
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: Newly found ant colony feeling shy? They're not touching the food.

Ok thanks guys, I will put drop of honey inside the test tube since they won't come out. I'll leave the roach as is except if it starts to harm the colony.