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Kit´s Lasius journal.

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#1 Offline KitsAntVa - Posted October 12 2020 - 6:02 AM

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I'll start this off with the claviger, The lasius claviger are doing well and i have a dou queen with around 30 workers and they are in the fridge. The other queen just one founding has 6 workers-2 claviger and 4 umbratus workers and they have 2 cocoons which i am taking out soon for another queen.

 

Lasius neoniger! despite being rare in virginia one person (aleeguy) are able to catch them very easily, he had 4 queens and i asked him if i could trade for 2 and he agreed so now i have these 2. pics will come later. I plan on putting on in a dirt test tube setup and another in a mini hearth with very big stalactites to see which ends up better in the end though i will only be keeping the one that does best. the other i will sell. they are both in dirt test tubes in the fridge and I'm still waiting for my stuff from THA so it should be here kinda soon.


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#2 Offline KitsAntVa - Posted October 15 2020 - 9:58 AM

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Thursday oct 15,

Lasius neoniger. I accidently left these in my fridge at my other house so i guess they have to wait there for their nest. One queen has taken off her wings while aleeguy was driving to the trade spot and the other was trying to remove her wings but was lazy so she gave up, she in total removed one wing.

 

Lasius umbratus. I just caught 2 of these from a flight and i have introduced umbratus workers to both queens which was a bad idea because they are very fast. One queen has 3 workers and another has 7, I plan on selling these because i do not want more lasius queen and i will sell them with more workers.

 

Lasius claviger. I just caught a dealate claviger queen again trying to sneak into a umbratus nest, i am going to sell these too because why not. It is a trio colony with around 25 claviger workers from the same nest in a 20mm test tube.


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#3 Offline Devi - Posted December 27 2020 - 9:53 AM

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Update?  Did you have success with selling them?



#4 Offline KitsAntVa - Posted December 28 2020 - 4:25 PM

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Yea they are still in hibernation with me. I may keep one in a mini hearth once they get workers.
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