Pheidole colony fusion

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Pheidole colony fusion

Post: # 21157Post AntsSA
Sun May 14, 2017 1:19 pm

I have 2 Pheidole colonies one a lot larger than the other
One with 9 queens and the larger with 4
The smaller one has 100 workers the other 500-700
Can I fuse them together to form a 13 queen colony
Keeping.
lepisiota capensis colony
2x Pheidole sp. Colonies
1 Monomorium queen (soon to be colony)
2 Hyponera queens
1 Cardiocondya queen
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Re: Pheidole colony fusion

Post: # 21159Post Batspiderfish
Sun May 14, 2017 1:37 pm

The risks are great, and the rewards are incredibly meager.
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