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by TheAwesomeOne
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Can a queen become infertile?
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Can a queen become infertile?

So I may have been mistaken last time, but they really do have their first batch of eggs after all winter now! Seems like they are doing just fine! It looks like they decided that the warmest dryest part of their setup was best for the eggs. https://m.imgur.com/DuFsICU https://m.imgur.com/B6hVR3l
by TheAwesomeOne
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Can a queen become infertile?
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Can a queen become infertile?

UPDATE:

There is 1 egg I could see near the queen!! There is hope yet!! I have been waiting to check up on her all week so as to not disturb her. I will be looking forward to seeing how they are doing next weekend :D
by TheAwesomeOne
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Can a queen become infertile?
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Can a queen become infertile?

I have had this Camponotus queen for about a year now, and am still waiting for more brood. She seems to always have at least a few workers, but for months now there have been no new brood as far as i can tell. I am aware that it could be the season, as it’s just now starting to warm up in my area, ...
by TheAwesomeOne
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus atriceps, am I doing it right?
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Camponotus atriceps, am I doing it right?

whoops! My mistake. here are the images.
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I'll go ahead and see if they prefer the light off for a couple weeks :)
by TheAwesomeOne
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus atriceps, am I doing it right?
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Camponotus atriceps, am I doing it right?

Hello. A few months ago i purchased a C. atriceps queen through the GAN project! Its my first time ant keeping, and so i thought id ask a few questions here. Currently there are 5-6 workers, about the same number that she came with. A few are new, and a few of the workers she came with sadly passed ...