should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

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should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19375Post XxStrongHeroxX
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:07 pm

it has been 3 weeks sense she layed eggs and they are the same size should i brood boost?
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

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Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:24 pm

NO. I t is entirely unnecessary and can result in stressing your queen out to the point where she eats her eggs.
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19391Post XxStrongHeroxX
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:07 pm

what if i chill her down and then put the eggs in?
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19392Post Martialis
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:08 pm

Still a bad idea. Don't do it.
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19395Post XxStrongHeroxX
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:19 pm

Martialis wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:08 pm
Still a bad idea. Don't do it.
What if i freeze her then put the larve in! Then she will be fine! XD
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19408Post Batspiderfish
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:37 am

Brood boosting is probably not going to fix whatever is going on with the queen, but since you are dealing with an invasive species, you might as well go for it. Just be careful.
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

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Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:34 pm

XxStrongHeroxX wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:19 pm
Martialis wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:08 pm
Still a bad idea. Don't do it.
What if i freeze her then put the larve in! Then she will be fine! XD
That's pretty funny haha!
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Re: should i brood Boost my solenopsis invicta queen

Post: # 19438Post XxStrongHeroxX
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:55 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:37 am
Brood boosting is probably not going to fix whatever is going on with the queen, but since you are dealing with an invasive species, you might as well go for it. Just be careful.
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