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Bugging3out's Paratrechina Longicornis Journal

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#1 Offline Bugging3out - Posted December 31 2021 - 6:40 PM

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Hello guys! I just got back from Florida with my magnificent Black crazy ant colony! I have made a journal on them before and people trashed it with mean comments about how i am transporting invasive ants. Listen closely on this, I DON'T CARE BECAUSE I AM NOT LETTING THEM ESCAPE! There I said it. If they don't get out they can't do any harm. So please do not write any nasty comments on my beloved journal. So back to my ants. So I caught this colony in a Ficus tree in FL. They have about 12-15 Fertile egg-laying Queen ants. They also have a estimate of 700-1,000 Worker ants. They have 10 MASSIVE piles of brood. I expect this colony to get sooooooo BIG. In the past I have had Black crazy ants even though in my last journal i said i didn't. I thought it may have made you guys to give me more advise I may have not picked up on. (Awkwardness in the air right now.)

So when I said that I once had a black crazy ant colony the colony got to 100,000 and produced Alataes. The next thing I know the colony produced more fertile queens. The colony died at 300,00 workers because of a blood sucking mite plague. RIP.  :( 

So my point is this colony is going to create more queens making them immortal ants.

I am going to post update Wednesday and post pictures Monday. 

Bye guys! 

 

 

 

P.S. What should we name the colony? Post what you think we should name the colony by Wednesday and Ill take all the names you guys posted and put a poll so we all can vote on. Feel free to try to name all 12 queens!  :lol:  

 

don't SAY ANYTHING MEAN  :warning:  :mad:  (n)


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peace!  :afro:


#2 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted December 31 2021 - 7:04 PM

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well I didn't plan on letting my honeypots escape and I still got a permit oh and I doubt you got them to 30000 workers maybe 50000 but not 300000  idk for names


Edited by Antkeeper01, December 31 2021 - 7:05 PM.

1X Pogonomyrmex occidentalis 40-50 Workers

1X Solenopsis molesta 10 Workers (mono)

Ants I Want: Crematogaster sp, Camponotus Sp., Ponera Pennsylvanica, Mymercocystus sp.

 

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#3 Offline Bugging3out - Posted December 31 2021 - 8:17 PM

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well I didn't plan on letting my honeypots escape and I still got a permit oh and I doubt you got them to 30000 workers maybe 50000 but not 300000  idk for names

I don't mean to go off topic but why did you cross out everything? And correction, it's 300,000 not 30,000. And i did get them to three-hundred thousand workers. 

I am sorry if that sounds rude I don't mean for it to sound rude.


peace!  :afro:


#4 Offline PaigeX - Posted January 1 2022 - 12:46 AM

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Man! 300,000 must have been had to control, well done on that! and sorry you lost them to parasites. 
As for the name of the queens. 12 days of Christmas for 12 queens is what came to my mind xD

For the colony name... hm.. Maybe "The Black Midnight Runners" or "Daylight Runners"


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#5 Offline ANTdrew - Posted January 1 2022 - 4:15 AM

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Name them The Next Big Invasive Species.
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#6 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted January 1 2022 - 11:17 AM

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well I didn't plan on letting my honeypots escape and I still got a permit oh and I doubt you got them to 30000 workers maybe 50000 but not 300000  idk for names

I don't mean to go off topic but why did you cross out everything? And correction, it's 300,000 not 30,000. And i did get them to three-hundred thousand workers. 

I am sorry if that sounds rude I don't mean for it to sound rude.

 

I see you are using the antscanada way of estimating


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1X Pogonomyrmex occidentalis 40-50 Workers

1X Solenopsis molesta 10 Workers (mono)

Ants I Want: Crematogaster sp, Camponotus Sp., Ponera Pennsylvanica, Mymercocystus sp.

 

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#7 Offline antsriondel - Posted January 1 2022 - 11:52 AM

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P.S. What should we name the colony? Post what you think we should name the colony 

 

the: crazy ants,


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#8 Offline Idontexist - Posted January 1 2022 - 1:19 PM

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Shut Up guys this is cool

#9 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted January 1 2022 - 1:29 PM

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Shut Up guys this is cool

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Edited by Antkeeper01, January 1 2022 - 1:32 PM.

1X Pogonomyrmex occidentalis 40-50 Workers

1X Solenopsis molesta 10 Workers (mono)

Ants I Want: Crematogaster sp, Camponotus Sp., Ponera Pennsylvanica, Mymercocystus sp.

 

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#10 Offline Bugging3out - Posted January 1 2022 - 5:48 PM

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Shut Up guys this is cool

1,000% you are correct. Yet once again people tend to be disapointing.


peace!  :afro:


#11 Offline Bugging3out - Posted January 1 2022 - 5:55 PM

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Name them The Next Big Invasive Species.

 

I'd really appreciate you to stop trolling me and annoying me. I understand you mean good but I feel like you are following me and my Journals and crapping on them. Thanks. 


peace!  :afro:


#12 Offline Bugging3out - Posted January 1 2022 - 6:02 PM

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Man! 300,000 must have been had to control, well done on that! and sorry you lost them to parasites. 
As for the name of the queens. 12 days of Christmas for 12 queens is what came to my mind xD

For the colony name... hm.. Maybe "The Black Midnight Runners" or "Daylight Runners"

 

 Yes the colony that died was very hard to control and i had escapees very often and they constantly needed more formicariums and outworlds. 

Your name sugestions will be counted and voted for Wensday. Thank you for voting and happy new year!


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#13 Offline Bugging3out - Posted January 1 2022 - 6:03 PM

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#14 Offline Bugging3out - Posted January 1 2022 - 6:11 PM

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P.S. What should we name the colony? Post what you think we should name the colony 

 

the: crazy ants,

 

Your suggestion is going to be in the vote. Thank you and happy new year!


peace!  :afro:


#15 Offline antsriondel - Posted January 2 2022 - 2:08 PM

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P.S. What should we name the colony? Post what you think we should name the colony 

 

the: crazy ants,

 

Your suggestion is going to be in the vote. Thank you and happy new year!

 

you too!!!!!! :)  (y)



#16 Offline ANTS_KL - Posted January 3 2022 - 7:38 PM

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well I didn't plan on letting my honeypots escape and I still got a permit oh and I doubt you got them to 30000 workers maybe 50000 but not 300000  idk for names

I don't mean to go off topic but why did you cross out everything? And correction, it's 300,000 not 30,000. And i did get them to three-hundred thousand workers. 

I am sorry if that sounds rude I don't mean for it to sound rude.

 

That's above the average colony size so I doubt its possible. Usually they get to 90k tops from what I've seen and captive colonies usually reach 10k at their best. Only small colonies succumb to mite infections since large BCA colonies grow faster than the mites can spread. And The fact that you think you can keep them in is concerning. Even experienced antkeepers find it hard to prevent the entire colony from getting loose. Your colony may not be as large as you think due to them grouping up and sprinting around making it hard to guess.


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Ants epic :D
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My current ants: Camponotus irritans, 2x Camponotus parius, Odontomachus rixosus, Oecophylla smaragdina, Solenopsis geminata

 

Death count: idk there's too many that I've lost :(

Also I got an antlion o-0


#17 Offline antsriondel - Posted January 29 2022 - 1:56 PM

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update??



#18 Offline ANTS_KL - Posted March 9 2022 - 6:41 PM

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I kinda miss this journal ngl... I wonder what happened to OP?


Ants epic :D
YouTube: https://m.youtube.co...uKsahGliSH7EqOQ

My current ants: Camponotus irritans, 2x Camponotus parius, Odontomachus rixosus, Oecophylla smaragdina, Solenopsis geminata

 

Death count: idk there's too many that I've lost :(

Also I got an antlion o-0






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