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Faceman2301
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Help | Messor barbarus blocking the test tube entrance

Post: # 30473Post Faceman2301
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:26 pm

Hello Community,

I got myself a Messor barbarus colony (1 queen + 11 - 25 worker) and put them into a small box to make it easier to feed them during their beginning phase. I'm using a 3 Watts heating pad during day which I turn off during night. Every now and then I put a little bit of water on the soil to keep a certain level of humidity.

Within the last few days they keep blocking up the entrance with soil. I barely even see an entrance hole but there are workers outside every now and then. My question is if this is a normal behavior or am I doing anything wrong?

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Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:27 pm

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