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antnest8
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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 54208Post antnest8
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:36 pm

I can't believe there hasn't been one for Tetramorium yet. I'll get working on that

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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 59745Post AntsDakota
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:23 pm

antnest8 wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:16 pm
here is a thing you can copy and paste for faster typing
This is for single species
also why did you say grease ants and not fire ants?

Common name:
Species:
Genus:
Worker size:
Queen size:
Color:
Claustral:
Diet:
Polygynous:
Agressive:
Nesting material:
Colony size:
Growth Rate:
Sting:
Bite:
Acid:
Care Level:
Moisture level:
Nuptial Flights:
Rarity:
Escape Artists:
Special care:
I was referring to the species of Solenopsis common referred to as 'grease ants', i.e. ones in the S. molesta species complex.
"God made every kind of wild beasts and every kind of livestock and every kind of creeping things;" (including ants) "and God saw that it was good." Genesis 1:25

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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 59746Post AntsDakota
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:32 pm

Polyergus (Slave Maker Ants)

Worker size- 5 mm
Queen size- 10 mm
Color- tan to red-tan
Claustral- parasitic
Diet- (fed by Formica slaves) carbohydrates, insects
Polygynous- no
Aggressive- fairly
Nesting material- dirt
Colony size- N/A
Growth rate- N/A
Sting- none
Bite- yes
Formic acid- in Formica slaves
Care level- hard
Moisture level- medium
Nuptial flights- August/September
Rarity- N/A
Escape Artists- no
Special care- provide with pupae from their Formica hosts regularly, and single queens with callow (newly eclosed and white) workers.
"God made every kind of wild beasts and every kind of livestock and every kind of creeping things;" (including ants) "and God saw that it was good." Genesis 1:25

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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 59749Post AGENTSCEPTILE
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:07 pm

I haven't done much researching into this topic on the forum, but, I do think that this website will help Alot of new people (Like myself :lol: )

http://www.formiculture.com/forum/27-ant-care-sheets/
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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 62540Post antnest8
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:52 pm

AGENTSCEPTILE wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:07 pm
I haven't done much researching into this topic on the forum, but, I do think that this website will help Alot of new people (Like myself :lol: )

http://www.formiculture.com/forum/27-ant-care-sheets/
Thats was the page i based this off of

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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 63605Post antnest8
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:40 pm

Common name: Pavement ants
Species:Immgrans
Genus:Tetremorium
Worker size: 2-3 mm
Queen size:6-8 mm
Color: Black to Light brown
Claustral: fully
Diet: Mostly Anything
Polygynous: No (no no no) (maybe except AntChuck ;)
Agressive: Very Agressive
Nesting material: Usually dirt but will nest in other mediums
Colony size: 100,000? Correct me if i'm wrong
Growth Rate: Fast
Sting: yes but won't hurt most humans
Bite: yes but won't hurt most humans
Acid: no
Care Level: easy
Moisture level: medium-dry
Nuptial Flights: mid july- early augest.
Rarity: common
Escape Artists: some what but can be contained
Special care: none

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Re: ant care sheets

Post: # 64565Post ArizonanAnts
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:23 am

antnest8 wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:40 pm
Common name: Pavement ants
Species:Immgrans
Genus:Tetremorium
Worker size: 2-3 mm
Queen size:6-8 mm
Color: Black to Light brown
Claustral: fully
Diet: Mostly Anything
Polygynous: No (no no no) (maybe except AntChuck ;)
Agressive: Very Agressive
Nesting material: Usually dirt but will nest in other mediums
Colony size: 100,000? Correct me if i'm wrong
Growth Rate: Fast
Sting: yes but won't hurt most humans
Bite: yes but won't hurt most humans
Acid: no
Care Level: easy
Moisture level: medium-dry
Nuptial Flights: mid july- early augest.
Rarity: common
Escape Artists: some what but can be contained
Special care: none
Can you give me a care sheet for Forelius Pruinosus.

Thank you,

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