All aboard ! The Tyrant Ship is setting sail !
Iridomyrmex anceps, are a black, small, and very fast ant species, which are also commonly known as Black Tyrant ant.
Two Fire Ant species in one colony ?! Is it even possible?!
Tropical Fire Ants, I had to call for reinforcements…. but not those you would expect !
Before you start reading this post, make sure you have checked the most recent post on this colony https://ants853.com/2020/02/01/solenopsis-geminata-a-queens-perspective/ In our first post (last week), while I was recording the video, we all noticed the mites that were infecting these beautiful founding chambers. Unfortunately they managed to get inside during the separation of the queens. […]
So why would I or anybody want to keep Tropical Fire Ants?!
My Weaver Ant Colony first 120 days of life !