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by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Go-2 Ants
Replies: 1
Views: 106

Go-2 Ants

Hey! I've always loved the Pheidole species of ant ever since I started the hobby! I love everything about them! There just so cool!!! :D If I had to pick any ant, I would say the Phiedole ants take the cake! I was wondering what is your guys Go-2 ant species. Of course I love all of my colonies! Bu...
by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ant colony Update!
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Ant colony Update!

Hey guys. My two phiedole colonies are up and running! I caught two solenopsis invicta queens and their colonies are growing fast! I also caught a crematogaster sp. queen, ponera queen, and lasius sp. queen! All of them are well started in there test tubes and have a few new workers!!! :D :D :D I'd ...
by New2Ants
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Australia!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Australia!!!

Hey guys! Im gonna be headed to Australia in a few days and I'm looking forward to all the different ant species there! I can't wait to see them in action :D :D :D Does anyone know what I can expect in Australia? Any species that I should look out for? I know that it is colder there around this time...
by New2Ants
Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: suicide squad outside my window
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: suicide squad outside my window

The male termites and ants that died probably did mate and were attracted to your house lights at night. After they mate they die. Such a sad life style. Hopefully you can find yourself some beautiful fertilized queen ants!!! :D
by New2Ants
Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Where to look?!
Replies: 7
Views: 356

Re: Where to look?!

You've picked some very bold species of ants to look for. Can be more difficult than the more abundant species. The false honey pot ant was difficult for me to find, nuptial flight season is usually in the winter/ when it's cold, but even then, you will only see the workers! Camponotuc are easier, m...
by New2Ants
Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Phiedole Hunting!
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Phiedole Hunting!

Thanks so much! Again! Lol. You have been very helpful lately and I can't thank you enough! :D
by New2Ants
Mon Mar 21, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Young Colony Emergancy!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Young Colony Emergancy!!!

Thank you so much! This is a real up bringer for my mood! Everything will continue on as normal just as u said! I'm just wondering, how about the food situation? Do I need to feed them, what can I feed them? Your comment was very helpful! Any other comments will also be gladly appreciated! :D thanks...
by New2Ants
Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Phiedole Hunting!
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Phiedole Hunting!

Hey guys!!! I am recently having a jeopardised situation with my recent young phiedole colony. I love these ants to death!, however, if things do go south, I will need something to help get another colony started! I was wondering if anybody has any tips on finding queen ants that are not the solenop...
by New2Ants
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Young Colony Emergancy!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Young Colony Emergancy!!!

Hey guys! Springs here and so are the ants! I'm getting a great head start on solenopsis indictable queens! Anyway, I recently moved my young phiedole colony into their new nest! However, some of the workers died off!!! Now I'm left with a queen and only a few workers! :( I am trying to move the sur...
by New2Ants
Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Queen Ant Trap?
Replies: 9
Views: 863

Queen Ant Trap?

Hey guys! It's been along time since I've posted. I guess when ants go on hibernating, so does the forum! I was wondering, with nuptial flight season coming up, if we could all put our heads together to make a queen ant trap! There are so many unique animal traps made for specific purposes, why not ...