Ant drinking maple syrup (pic) - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 06:19 AM Thread Starter
Planted Member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 177
Ant drinking maple syrup (pic)

Not too much of a story here...I put a drop of maple syrup out in the garden to try and coax ants to stop for a taste and pose for some photos for my blog. This was my favourite.

Unfortunately I have no idea what species it is...

Olympus OM-D E-M5, Zuiko 35mm macro, Olympus FL-36 flash, F11 @ 1/200 sec, ISO: 200


P6170318 ant and drop 2 by ernie.cooper, on Flickr
EWTC is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 06:51 AM
Wannabe Guru
NeonFlux's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 1,562
WOW now that is a nice macro shot of ant drinking maple!! Nice shot and a nice camera you must have.

55 gallon Rainbowfish species/Harlequin rasboras community Dutch scape low-tech planted tank
60 gallon Bala shark low-tech planted tank
250 gallon Community Tiger Oscar/Red hook silver dollar/Silver dollars/BR Parrots/ PB Jack Dempsey/Clown loaches/Tinfoil barb/Roseline sharks/Barbs Monster fish tank
NeonFlux is offline  
post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 08:24 AM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Queens, NY
Posts: 817
That's amazing.
Bluek24a4 is offline  
post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
Vermino's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 574
That is definitely an amazing photo.
Vermino is offline  
post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 04:27 AM
Wannabe Guru
xxUnRaTeDxxRkOxx's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Denver, CO.
Posts: 1,064
Holy hell that's a huge ant batman!!!!! lol
xxUnRaTeDxxRkOxx is offline  
post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 05:08 AM
Planted Tank Obsessed
Dan's85's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Montrose, Co
Posts: 357
That is incredible!!!

The Fraternity of Dirt #136
Just because its dirt doesn't make it low tech

40b tank journal
10g NPT Betta tank
Dan's85 is offline  
post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 05:15 AM
Planted Tank Guru
Betta132's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 2,902
Wow that's cool.

Looks like the ants we get in Texas... The ones that make big hills and hurt like you wouldn't believe. I hate those. They're nasty buggers.
My adventures in keeping Indostomus crocodilus, the crocodile toothpick fish. AKA armored stickleback, paradox fish, and freshwater pipefish. Care is (to the best of my knowledge) exactly the same as Indostomus paradoxus.
Betta132 is online now  
post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 02:09 PM
Planted Tank Guru
Join Date: May 2009
Location: MICHIGAN
Posts: 3,239
That's a SWEET pic! Thanks for sharing.

110g Tropical Community & Sakura Shrimp
55g BN Breeding Grounds, Peacock Gudgeons, Panda, Pygmies, & Smudge Spot Cories, Rili Shrimp
10g RCS and show guppies

MIAPG - Come join us - Plantedtank - MI - Greatlakesaquaria
GMYukonon24s is online now  
post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-21-2013, 04:02 AM
Algae Grower
tippeecanoe's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Olympic Peninsula, WA
Posts: 112
How cool is that!? Good job and thanks for sharing!

Nikon Pimp #098
Fraternity of Dirt #121
tippeecanoe is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome