Tetramorium Queen; is it normal?

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Tetramorium Queen; is it normal?

Post: # 31078Post AntsBC
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:38 pm

I have a tetramorium Queen that has laid eggs three months ago and they are only starting to pupate now. The Queens test tube is getting a bit moldy but not enough that I'm going to move them. I don't really want to feed her when her first workers arrive through the test tube because it's moldy and I don't want to add to it. Is there anything I could hook up to the test tube that I could feed them through. I also gave the queen way to much room in the test tube do you guys say u should move the colony once the natitics arrive into a new test tube? Any help would be appreciated and please read all the questions I asked.

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Re: Tetramorium Queen; is it normal?

Post: # 31536Post AntsSA
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:13 am

It is possible to take so long. When her nanitics arrive put some drinkingstraw through the cotton on the testube and put it in an outworld do the same for a clean tube and put it next to the old one. Make a paper cover for the new one and cover it whilst exposing the old one to a bright light be sure not to heat the tube though.
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Re: Tetramorium Queen; is it normal?

Post: # 31541Post Batspiderfish
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:51 am

Giving the ants access to a foraging space means that they will be capable of cleaning up after themselves.
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