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#21 Offline OiledOlives - Posted April 22 2022 - 8:46 AM

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Maybe it was like buying Camponotus discolor, you don’t know if you’re going to get discolor or the sub species.

C. decipiens is not a subspecies of C. discolor.


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#22 Offline SolenopsisKeeper- - Posted April 22 2022 - 12:16 PM

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Maybe it was like buying Camponotus discolor, you don’t know if you’re going to get discolor or the sub species.

C. decipiens is not a subspecies of C. discolor.
I meant like a similar species. Sorry for confusion

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#23 Offline azzaaazzzz00 - Posted April 22 2022 - 1:22 PM

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The meme thread is certainly not dead.

Oh, sorry, just checked...I guess I just don't read it. Why am I so slow %)

Also, sorry for cutting off the conversation about the species


Edited by azzaaazzzz00, April 22 2022 - 1:24 PM.

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Been keeping ants since January of 2021

 

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#24 Offline lazyant - Posted April 22 2022 - 2:06 PM

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Please do not clutter the journal up. Thank you!


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#25 Offline lazyant - Posted April 27 2022 - 12:44 PM

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UPDATE: Sorry for not posting. I had not had any major events UNTIL TODAY.

 

My ants have been escaping from my stupid ac Nest :( BUT i am buying new ants look out for that and sorry for no pictures :]


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#26 Offline azzaaazzzz00 - Posted April 27 2022 - 3:47 PM

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Have you managed to block of where they're escaping? Did a lot of workers escape or just a few?


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#27 Offline lazyant - Posted April 27 2022 - 4:05 PM

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Yeah It's fine now. At one point there was like 1 worker per sq. foot of my room.


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#28 Offline SolenopsisKeeper- - Posted April 27 2022 - 6:42 PM

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Yeah It's fine now. At one point there was like 1 worker per sq. foot of my room.


That’s tough. I would be paranoid there is some crawling about when I go to bed…
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#29 Offline lazyant - Posted April 30 2022 - 9:50 PM

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Photo dump: Also, they have moved into the other nest and tubing, but are using the AC nest as a garbage dump, so should I remove it?

 

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Dunno' why it looks like there's no ants the tha nest 

 

 

 

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#30 Offline AlexLebedev - Posted April 30 2022 - 9:59 PM

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yes remove the ac nest it would mold and kill the colony let them use their outworlds as a garbage dump


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Camponotus dumertorum. 3 workers

lasius americanus x2 4 workers

Tetramorium immigrans eggs

Pheidole californica eggs  :yahoo:

Nylanderia vividula eggs


#31 Offline lazyant - Posted April 30 2022 - 10:05 PM

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yes remove the ac nest it would mold and kill the colony let them use their outworlds as a garbage dump

Doing it right now


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#32 Offline lazyant - Posted May 6 2022 - 4:19 PM

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OK, sorry for no updates, the updates are the queen has been a egg laying machine!

Recently the brood in general has been progressing rapidly compare to before, also PHOTO DUMP!

 

 

 

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#33 Offline lazyant - Posted May 11 2022 - 9:27 PM

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Hello again, um............ there was another brood explosion in the colony, and expecting the next generation to be massive! ALSO Should I make a different ant journal for other ant species? PHOTO DUMP 

 

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#34 Online AntsCali098 - Posted May 12 2022 - 11:09 AM

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Can I see a pic of the queen? If you don know the species, a queen pic would help. It could be C.modoc?


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#35 Offline lazyant - Posted May 13 2022 - 9:13 PM

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Can I see a pic of the queen? If you don know the species, a queen pic would help. It could be C.modoc?

 


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#36 Offline lazyant - Posted May 18 2022 - 5:55 AM

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Update: The queens have been super busy laying eggs lately, I suspect the heating has been helping. I give them like 2 mealworms a day, and they completely BODY 2 of the biggest mealworms I have, seems like they are always hungry! 

 

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As you can see they use the tubing as a satellite nest, bright future for these guys!

 

 


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#37 Offline SolenopsisKeeper- - Posted May 18 2022 - 11:52 AM

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Hopefully, no mites are introduced… or else the future may be further…

#38 Offline lazyant - Posted May 18 2022 - 12:16 PM

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Hopefully, no mites are introduced… or else the future may be further…

Oh no it is okay, I freeze the mealworms before I feed it to the ants


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