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#1 Offline United-Ants - Posted February 13 2022 - 8:09 PM

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hi this my formica journal including  formica montana  formica neoclara and on the shiping soon  are formica sudsericea  the formica neoclara where dug up as medium colony then lost a lot of workers in hibernation  :*(   but all 3 queens survived :yahoo:    

 

 

the diet of the ants is blood worm soup suger water  superworms   dubia roaches  caned meal worms  honey 

 

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#2 Offline United-Ants - Posted February 16 2022 - 3:01 PM

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February 16th 22 all colonys are alive and well formica Montana all colonys have 1 to 150 workers and most have brood 3 are in hibernation parasitic sp have 2 cocons 7 to 9 host workers formica neoclara has 9 to 13 workers 3 queens lots of brood and some lava pics soon
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#3 Offline United-Ants - Posted February 18 2022 - 11:05 PM

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Formica pics

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Formica neoclara


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#4 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 2 2022 - 5:11 PM

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3-2-22 the parasitic formica hase 2 biological workers  :)


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#5 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 4 2022 - 8:21 PM

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3-4-22  formica subsericea   my ants i got from tarheel ants came in yesterday   formica  subsericea  5-8 workers 2-3 larva 1 pupa  i feed them sugar water and a dubia pece  pics soon   


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#6 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 7 2022 - 6:25 PM

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Formica pics
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#7 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 7 2022 - 6:26 PM

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Formica subsericea pics
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#8 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 12 2022 - 8:48 PM

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Parasitic Formica
All of there pupa have hacht and are workers The workers are red and bl
ack a bit biger then the host workers
Parasitic Formica pics

Formica subsericea are growing they have a pile of eggs 4 pupa Formica subsericea picsAttached File  20220312_214105.jpg   201.02KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220312_214100.jpg   273.35KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220312_214049.jpg   154.75KB   0 downloads
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#9 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 12 2022 - 8:57 PM

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Formica neoclara have 3 pupa 4-5 lava a small pile of eggs neoclara pic
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Formica montana colony d has 2 queens
Eggs and lava and 4-5 workers they love cannd crickets sugar water montana pics Attached File  20220312_215025.jpg   284.6KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220312_215027.jpg   234KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220312_215029.jpg   239.25KB   0 downloads

#10 Offline United-Ants - Posted March 26 2022 - 10:18 AM

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Formica subsericea got a new workers today

Formica neoclara got 2 new workers but rat one Formica montana all colonys are alive and downing good

#11 Offline United-Ants - Posted April 9 2022 - 4:52 PM

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4_9_22
Formica subsericea 15 to 20 workers tons of brood


Formica neoclara new eggs Parasitic Formica no new eggs or workers I think they a slavamaker
Formica montana colony a doming very good 200 workers and lots of brood colony b good with lots of brood and 150 workers
Colony c same as colony b
I have more then thes 3 Formica montana colony like five to six more

#12 Offline United-Ants - Posted April 9 2022 - 4:58 PM

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Formica pics Formica montana colony a
Formica montana colony c
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#13 Offline United-Ants - Posted April 20 2022 - 5:47 PM

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4_20_22 bad news formica neoclara are down to 1 queen 0 workers formica subsericea fludid there test tube so i moved them to a new nest good news I dug up new formica montana colony today

#14 Offline United-Ants - Posted April 26 2022 - 7:26 PM

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New colony

Found a formica podzilka

#15 Offline United-Ants - Posted May 4 2022 - 8:51 PM

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Happy may the 4th formica subsericea more brood Formica podzilca lots of eggs Parasitic Formica wating for some host pupa

#16 Offline United-Ants - Posted May 17 2022 - 9:40 AM

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found a  Parasitic Formica queen today in my front yard 



#17 Offline T.C. - Posted May 17 2022 - 3:39 PM

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Formica sp. although sensitive are one if my favorite species. Mine always exploded in year two.
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#18 Offline United-Ants - Posted June 2 2022 - 3:00 PM

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#19 Offline United-Ants - Posted June 2 2022 - 3:13 PM

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Formica subsericea Attached File  20220602_155434.jpg   400.15KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220602_155436.jpg   434.46KB   0 downloadsAttached File  20220602_155443.jpg   435.56KB   0 downloads
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#20 Offline United-Ants - Posted July 20 2022 - 6:35 AM

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formica sub

no brood  still eating a lot

Formica podzilca

loots of eggs and small lava

parsitic formica colony 1 and 2 where given tons of host brood


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