Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

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loveants1341
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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

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Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:01 pm

antperson24 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 6:44 pm
loveants1341 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:45 pm
like ill name few Isopod Specialist Live Established Springtail Culture (Tropical Springtails) (8oz Culture)

Critters Direct Live Springtails, Mixed (Seeding Culture)

Temperate Springtail (Collembola) Culture (32 oz)

Dwarf White & Springtail Bundle Live Isopods Trichorhina Tomentosa Bioactive Feeders


thank you for all of your help thank you so much
I would get: Temperate Springtail (Collembola) Culture (32 oz)
ok thank you for all of your help it has alot of dirt/ poop mixed in there with it how can u take them out as i cant dump it in there ?

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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

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Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:14 pm

loveants1341 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:01 pm
antperson24 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 6:44 pm
loveants1341 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:45 pm
like ill name few Isopod Specialist Live Established Springtail Culture (Tropical Springtails) (8oz Culture)

Critters Direct Live Springtails, Mixed (Seeding Culture)

Temperate Springtail (Collembola) Culture (32 oz)

Dwarf White & Springtail Bundle Live Isopods Trichorhina Tomentosa Bioactive Feeders


thank you for all of your help thank you so much
I would get: Temperate Springtail (Collembola) Culture (32 oz)
ok thank you for all of your help it has alot of dirt/ poop mixed in there with it how can u take them out as i cant dump it in there ?
I think you can put in some water, and then tip it just enough so that the water does not spill but they should jump in.
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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

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Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:52 pm

antperson24 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:14 pm
loveants1341 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:01 pm
antperson24 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 6:44 pm


I would get: Temperate Springtail (Collembola) Culture (32 oz)
ok thank you for all of your help it has alot of dirt/ poop mixed in there with it how can u take them out as i cant dump it in there ?
I think you can put in some water, and then tip it just enough so that the water does not spill but they should jump in.
it wont drown them ? also should i put them all in there or just some as its 4 workers and 1 queen

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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96670Post loveants1341
Thu Sep 22, 2022 9:14 pm

also if i dont use them all what do i put in there to feed the other springtails ? i know they eat mold and poop but how do u get it to mold if i dont use it all like piece of food in there or what ?

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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96679Post antperson24
Fri Sep 23, 2022 7:28 am

loveants1341 wrote:
Thu Sep 22, 2022 9:14 pm
also if i dont use them all what do i put in there to feed the other springtails ? i know they eat mold and poop but how do u get it to mold if i dont use it all like piece of food in there or what ?
They float on water, and don't put the whole thing in just about 25 of them. You can feed them rice.
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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

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Fri Sep 23, 2022 10:56 am

and with water so the rice can mold right as i know they like to eat mold poop and dead bugs

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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96682Post antperson24
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:15 pm

loveants1341 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 10:56 am
and with water so the rice can mold right as i know they like to eat mold poop and dead bugs
Yep, that's right! :)
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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96683Post loveants1341
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:46 pm

antperson24 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:15 pm
loveants1341 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 10:56 am
and with water so the rice can mold right as i know they like to eat mold poop and dead bugs
Yep, that's right! :)
thank you so much for all of your help your really kind for helping me and others out i want to say for them and from me thank you so much for taking your time to help us out

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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96684Post antperson24
Fri Sep 23, 2022 4:12 pm

loveants1341 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:46 pm
antperson24 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:15 pm
loveants1341 wrote:
Fri Sep 23, 2022 10:56 am
and with water so the rice can mold right as i know they like to eat mold poop and dead bugs
Yep, that's right! :)
thank you so much for all of your help your really kind for helping me and others out i want to say for them and from me thank you so much for taking your time to help us out
You are very welcome, I enjoy it very much! :D
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!
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Re: Camponotus sansabeanus i need help

Post: # 96686Post loveants1341
Fri Sep 23, 2022 5:39 pm

how long have u been ant keeping for ? this is my first one

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