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by antsRlife
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: ant identification
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: ant identification

It's annoying because photo bucket isn't working for me, do you have any other suggestions? And it's around 1 and a half millimetres in length with half a millimetre wide, brownish-black
with cream collour band around its gastris, the smallest ant I've seen besides a iridimrmex male, thx.
by antsRlife
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: ant identification
Replies: 9
Views: 295

ant identification

hay people of ac, i will not believe what just happend, a queen ant just landed on my hand. after it climbing over my hand for about five or so minutes, it turned its head round and tore off its wings. so i placed it in a test tube, except i do not know what spp it is, please help. it is smaller tha...
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food

So I'm going to have to move all the queens out and re do the test tubes as less stressful as I can.
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food

ok thx ive been checking them way too much... twice a day :shock: . so should i he do all the test tubes with normal water or no?
by antsRlife
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: My ants escaped!
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: My ants escaped!

ohh, first try looking around every were and do a through clean, next once you have found the ants, grab the queen and then use a hand held vacuum to suck up the rest of the ants.
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food

Cool thanks, what about protein, same amount, less, more. And how long do camponotus take to settle into the test tube and lay. I know it's a lot of questions but I've never had camponotus
Thx.
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antsRlife camponotus consobrinus
Replies: 17
Views: 1143

antsRlife camponotus consobrinus

hay people of ac this is my first journal so hope it goes well. i currently have 4 camponotus queens, they are doing well but i would like help on keeping them and housing them, thx.
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Camponotus consobrinus/ banded sugar ant food

hay people of ac, just wondering what i should give my sugar loving camponotus ants once there matured, i am giving the queens sugar water but what else should i use?
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus consobrinus
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: Camponotus consobrinus

thanks ill try that, i checked on them today the one in the test tube is doing well the others not so much. id like to hear more on keeping camponotus ants. thanks
by antsRlife
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen near nest
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: Queen near nest

she pulled apart the cotton and escaped last night, but luckly i cought 4 camponotus queens and saw way more, so lets hope for luck