Trap Jaw Acts Weird

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Yestordsd287
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Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30001Post Yestordsd287
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:06 pm

So i have 3 trap jaw queens atm. I keep them inside of test tubes where i also feed them. 2 queens are super chill when i look at them, they just mind their business of rearranging brood and drinking sugar water. The other one is always running around like crazy when i look at her, she just runs around really crazy and if she stops she pics up her eggs and starts to run again or she just starts pulling at the cotton.
-Is there a reason for such weird behavior?
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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30002Post Will230145
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:07 pm

No, just scared.
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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30003Post Yestordsd287
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:09 pm

Will230145 wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:07 pm
No, just scared.
It just feels weird for me because the other 2 queens are super chill when I handle their test tubes and clean them and feed them. They don't even get that scared when i accidentally poke them with the tip of a q tip.
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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30024Post Will230145
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:14 pm

All I know she could be stressed
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Re: Inquiry

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Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:23 am

Queen Behaviours Vary From Each Individual - There Could Be Multitude Of Factors For Her To Be Behaving Like That.
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Re: Inquiry

Post: # 30097Post Yestordsd287
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:45 pm

Phoenix wrote:
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:23 am
Queen Behaviours Vary From Each Individual - There Could Be Multitude Of Factors For Her To Be Behaving Like That.
ok thanks
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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30116Post Cartil
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:13 pm

Yestordsd287 wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:09 pm
Will230145 wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:07 pm
No, just scared.
It just feels weird for me because the other 2 queens are super chill when I handle their test tubes and clean them and feed them. They don't even get that scared when i accidentally poke them with the tip of a q tip.
I might be wrong, but I feel like you shouldn't disturb them by feeding them in their test tubes (and therefore not clean their test tubes). That might stress them all, some more than others. I would feed them outside their test tubes, which would stress them less and would eliminate the need for you to clean their tubes. I would at least do that for the stressed queen(s).

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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30721Post Yestordsd287
Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:52 am

Cartil wrote:
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:13 pm
Yestordsd287 wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:09 pm
Will230145 wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:07 pm
No, just scared.
It just feels weird for me because the other 2 queens are super chill when I handle their test tubes and clean them and feed them. They don't even get that scared when i accidentally poke them with the tip of a q tip.
I might be wrong, but I feel like you shouldn't disturb them by feeding them in their test tubes (and therefore not clean their test tubes). That might stress them all, some more than others. I would feed them outside their test tubes, which would stress them less and would eliminate the need for you to clean their tubes. I would at least do that for the stressed queen(s).
Ok thanks, today I checked up my queens and saw that one of them has archived to obtain a nanitic!!!
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Re: Trap Jaw Acts Weird

Post: # 30970Post Cartil
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:45 am

Congrats!

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