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#61 Offline anttics - Posted February 10 2019 - 11:43 AM

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Update. Colony is doing great. Lost the number of workers. I see them.in 3 blocks now. This is thei main block.

RIGHT SIDE OF MAIN CHAMBER







Bottom of chamber. Which also conects them. To their dig site which reaches 2 other bricks.


Dig site. I hope they do mot drown. They have reach the pebbles.


Major cacoon.

LEFT SIDE OF CHAMBER



#62 Offline sirjordanncurtis - Posted February 10 2019 - 8:33 PM

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Update. Colony is doing great. Lost the number of workers. I see them.in 3 blocks now. This is thei main block.

RIGHT SIDE OF MAIN CHAMBER







Bottom of chamber. Which also conects them. To their dig site which reaches 2 other bricks.


Dig site. I hope they do mot drown. They have reach the pebbles.


Major cacoon.

LEFT SIDE OF CHAMBER

 

Update. Colony is doing great. Lost the number of workers. I see them.in 3 blocks now. This is thei main block.

RIGHT SIDE OF MAIN CHAMBER







Bottom of chamber. Which also conects them. To their dig site which reaches 2 other bricks.


Dig site. I hope they do mot drown. They have reach the pebbles.


Major cacoon.

LEFT SIDE OF CHAMBER

What are you feeding them? :o



#63 Offline anttics - Posted February 11 2019 - 1:06 PM

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Boiled chicken. Bloodworm. Crikets. And humingbird nectar.

#64 Offline Ants4fun - Posted February 11 2019 - 1:17 PM

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Really appreciate journals of mature colonies! Nice colony.
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#65 Offline anttics - Posted February 15 2019 - 7:13 PM

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Really appreciate journals of mature colonies! Nice colony.

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I would not call it a mature colony. Almost 20 ants have died this week. It was old age. No majors dead yet. So number are around 300 or 400. Not even near mature numbers. I think these species can reach 10000 workers. Or like some camp species which reach 50000.

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#66 Offline anttics - Posted February 17 2019 - 10:34 PM

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Here is a little video. Of the terrarium



#67 Offline anttics - Posted March 15 2019 - 12:32 PM

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Update. The colony is having a population explotion. There are many majors. And lots of minors. Here are some pics.




Lower, and middle left chamber. Still packed with dirt.


Upper left chamber.


Lower right chamber.


Middle right chamber.


Upper right chamber.


This chamber is closed. It is used by springtales there are dozens in there.

#68 Online Ant_Dude2908 - Posted March 15 2019 - 12:47 PM

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Nice! My chromaiodes are almost there!


My journals:                                             My shop:                                                                        Tennessee Anting Thread:                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                         

Aphaenogaster rudis

 

Aphaenogater tenneseenis                      Ant_Dude2908's Antkeeping Supply Shop                    Tennessee Anting Thread

 

Brachyponera chinesis

 

Camponotus subbarbatus

 

Camponotus chromaiodes

 

Crematogaster ashmeadi

 

 

 

Ants I've found (in TN) : Aphaenogaster rudis, Aphaenogaster tenneseenis, Brahcyponera chinesis, Camponotus subbarbatus, Camponotus chromaiodes, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, Camponotus snellingi, Crematogaster ashmeadi, Crematogaster lineolata, Crematogaster cerasi, all Temnothorax spp., Solenopsis invicta, Solenopsis xyloni, Stigmatomma pallipes, all Strumigenys spp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


#69 Offline sirjordanncurtis - Posted April 21 2019 - 8:36 PM

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Update?



#70 Offline anttics - Posted April 23 2019 - 2:17 PM

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Update?

The colony has grown a lot. 1000s. They have tunnels connecting all k23 bricks. I also see majors gurding a second brick. Which mean they are using 2 bricks now. Ill take pics later.




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