What's happened?!

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Martialis
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Re: What's happened?!

Post: # 17412Post Martialis
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:33 pm

Cale3459 wrote:
Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:24 pm
LukeTheGreat wrote:
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:02 pm
Cale3459 wrote:
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:28 pm
If she's anything like my Camponotus penn. just get her to the ideal temperature and let the magic happen. It took about two weeks after I brought her out of hibernation but then her eggs hatched and the larvae seemed to grow very quickly and now I have one pupa and I'm sure the other 5 larvae are soon to follow. She laid even more eggs now too. So make sure the temperature is ideal for her.
Would said ideal temperature be warmer or colder?
Luke, one of the sources I follow for my colony is the ant care sheets on Formiculture.com I don't guarantee that they are fully accurate, but they are a nice resource to give you a starting point. I know some of the recommended foods for my colony they are not interested in. Here is a link for Crematogaster cerasi:

http://www.formiculture.com/topic/4433-crematogaster-cerasi/
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

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LukeTheGreat
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Re: What's happened?!

Post: # 17413Post LukeTheGreat
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:38 pm

Oh thanks!
I always love ant info pages!

I hope my ant will be okay!

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