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Forelius spp. Journal

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#1 Offline LucaHakase - Posted May 19 2021 - 3:20 PM

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Heyo, I'm Luca from New Mexico!
I've been antkeeping for about a year now

Anyhow, Heres my Forelius Journal!

August 27, 2020

I caught a Forelius sp. queen in a mass flight

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September 13, 2020

I collected a 2 Queen bicolored Forelius colony with tons of Brood. I subsequently added the previous Forelius queen in, expecting the colony to take her in, but she was ripped to shreds.aA

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March 9, 2021

After not doing much to them, and starving them for about half a year, I moved them into a Mini Hearth.

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April 18, 2021
Their brood did not develop very much since March.

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May 2, 2021

Their larvae finally turned into Pupae  :) 

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May 17, 2021

After many failed attempts, I finally combined another "bicolored" queen with this colony B) Now I have 2 queens in it.

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Edited by LucaHakase, May 19 2021 - 3:22 PM.

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#2 Offline ANTdrew - Posted May 19 2021 - 3:58 PM

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I hope you’re not starving them anymore. Fat ants are happy ants.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.

#3 Offline Chickalo - Posted May 20 2021 - 4:22 AM

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I hope you’re not starving them anymore. Fat ants are happy ants.

Who doesn't like spoiling their ant colonies  :lol:


シグナチャーです。예.

 


#4 Offline LucaHakase - Posted May 20 2021 - 3:15 PM

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I hope you’re not starving them anymore. Fat ants are happy ants.


Haha, I’m not starving then anymore. Weirdly, they don’t take Mealworms or Superworms, but they will take live food like Fruit Flies and Gnathamitermes flavipes.

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#5 Offline LucaHakase - Posted May 20 2021 - 3:17 PM

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Replied twice on accident, still learning the system

Edited by LucaHakase, May 20 2021 - 3:18 PM.






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