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Finlays Lasius Niger

 by Xc220009 ¦  Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:14 pm ¦  Forum: Journals ¦  Topic: Finlays Lasius Niger ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 422

Big news... SHE HAS LAYED!!! Finally the wait is over, 4 beutiful eggs await their growth and maturity! I belive she layed today but im not 100% sure. After i moved them into a test tube i re connected the nest to give a choice where they go... As you can imagine they were straight back in! I have s...


 by Xc220009 ¦  Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:20 pm ¦  Forum: General Ant Keeping ¦  Topic: JOINING COLONIES ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 564

Just to check... They will deffinately accept eachother, they wont have a war :-D


 by Xc220009 ¦  Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:37 pm ¦  Forum: General Ant Keeping ¦  Topic: JOINING COLONIES ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 564

Im very intersted in ordering a Myrmica Rubra colonie with 1 queen and 11-20 workers! At a later date is it possible to join together another one of these colonies to make it a 2 queen colonie?? Thanks!!

Laius Niger Queen Not Layed After Hibernation?

 by Xc220009 ¦  Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:38 pm ¦  Forum: General Ant Keeping ¦  Topic: Laius Niger Queen Not Layed After Hibernation? ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 446

I mentioned in my latest journal but am looking for a clear answer asap! I bought a queen Lasius Niger and 6 workers of Antkit in early November. She went into hibernation fine and came out 2 and a half weeks ago, but she is yet to lay eggs? I have moved her into a test tube with her workers. Help w...

Finlays Lasius Niger

 by Xc220009 ¦  Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:10 pm ¦  Forum: Journals ¦  Topic: Finlays Lasius Niger ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 267

:-D Wow the last few weeks have been a bumpy rollercoaster! :-D When I last updated you I had just brought her out of hibernation however they decided that they didn't like that! So they went back in until about 2 weeks ago. She came out and the workers started going for food and water and were just...

Re: Help! I think I made a mistake

 by Xc220009 ¦  Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:16 pm ¦  Forum: General Ant Keeping ¦  Topic: Help! I think I made a mistake ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 697

All i can really say is block of the tubing and let the grout dry! :-)

Finlays Lasius Niger

 by Xc220009 ¦  Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:17 pm ¦  Forum: Journals ¦  Topic: Finlays Lasius Niger ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 434

6th Feburary 2017 Last night i decided to take my 6 workers and queen out of hibernation beacause of a sudden rise in temp! All are alive and very hungry so they dined on ham and honey! To begin with they were very nervous about the outworld but it didnt take long for them to remember what it was! T...

Antkit New Outworlds

 by Xc220009 ¦  Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:19 pm ¦  Forum: General Ant Keeping ¦  Topic: Antkit New Outworlds ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 766

Anyone have an idea when to expect these and and pics of them!? I cant wait any longer❤

Finlays Lasius Niger

 by Xc220009 ¦  Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:04 pm ¦  Forum: Journals ¦  Topic: Finlays Lasius Niger ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 434

Ahhhhh they lay asleep in deep hibernation... NOT! My queen and her 6 workers woke up from hibernation two days ago! Im going to bring them out soon! :-D I cant wait to see them grow throughout the spring and summer! Im so proud if her to get through her first hibernation! Shes a real champion! I wi...

Re: Ants woken up in hibernation?

 by Xc220009 ¦  Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:44 pm ¦  Forum: Guides ¦  Topic: Ants woken up in hibernation? ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 698

So do you think i should bring them out?

Ants woken up in hibernation?

 by Xc220009 ¦  Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:43 pm ¦  Forum: Guides ¦  Topic: Ants woken up in hibernation? ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 698

My lasius niger and her 6 workers are in the basement however today the tempurature rose and they all woke up? Its meant to get cooler in about a week! What should i do because im worried taking them out would be too early?

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