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THG's Camponotus novaeboracensis log


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#61 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted March 31 2022 - 7:20 PM

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A Nucleus is a massive nest, though.

Yeah, and they take a while to make when you order custom ones made for your exact species. I don't expect to receive it for a bit. (y)


Edited by TacticalHandleGaming, March 31 2022 - 7:22 PM.

Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#62 Offline AntsCali098 - Posted April 1 2022 - 8:22 AM

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A Nucleus is a massive nest, though.

Yeah, and they take a while to make when you order custom ones made for your exact species. I don't expect to receive it for a bit. (y)

 

Huh you can order custom ones? Didn't know that. How'd you do it?


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#63 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted April 1 2022 - 9:12 AM

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A Nucleus is a massive nest, though.

Yeah, and they take a while to make when you order custom ones made for your exact species. I don't expect to receive it for a bit. (y)

 

Huh you can order custom ones? Didn't know that. How'd you do it?

 

 

Simply pick your nest from this page, order the correct size for your species. (Tiny/small, or medium/large.) Then in the comments field at checkout, specify what species the colony is for. Mack will customize the nest accordingly. You can even specify how you want the outworld decorations to be arranged. 


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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#64 Offline AntsCali098 - Posted April 1 2022 - 9:35 AM

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That's cool. Thanks I may order one. I'd like to get a mini hearth for some honeypots soon.


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#65 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted April 17 2022 - 9:18 PM

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This colony just keeps growing. Very impressive growth rate this year.

 

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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#66 Offline AntBoi3030 - Posted April 18 2022 - 4:59 PM

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The majors a chunky haha.
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My favorite queens/colony’s:
Pheidole Tysoni, Selonopis Molesta, Brachymyrmex Depilis, Tetramorium Immagrians, Prenolepis Imparis, Pheidole Bicirinata 


#67 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted April 26 2022 - 8:01 AM

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Colony is still doing well. It seems like there is a bit of a gap between the latest eggs/small larvae and the current pupae. Hoping they aren't slowing down. Really excited to move them to their new home once it arrives. 

 

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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#68 Offline T.C. - Posted April 26 2022 - 2:35 PM

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This is my favorite species like I always say. My favorite thing to do is brood boost them. I have done it to most of my colonies to reach a few hundred workers within two years. I believe this one I did.

 

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#69 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted April 26 2022 - 2:45 PM

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This colony isn't even a year old, and started with just the single queen. All the workers are hers. Hoping I can find another this year and try boosting her! 


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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#70 Online TacticalHandleGaming - Posted May 16 2022 - 5:00 AM

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Got the colony moved over to their new type III Nucleus. I only snapped the one photo, but I'll take some better ones soon.

 

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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, T. immigrans, B. depilis, A. occidentalis, P. imparis

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus

 

Looking for

Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

My youtube channel. 


#71 Offline BCAntKeeper - Posted May 16 2022 - 11:58 AM

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These are a blast to keep and seem to thrive in captivity. I have hundreds of workers from a queen I caught May 2020.


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Keeping: Formica aserva, Lasius pallitarsis, Tetramorium immigrans, Camponotus novaeboracensis
 
Have kept: Camponotus modoc




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