Honey water molded super fast

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TippyDisc911
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Honey water molded super fast

Post: # 31911Post TippyDisc911
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:05 pm

Hey I just made my first honey water test tube about 4 days ago and I checked the cotton on it and it’s alrea super molded, is this normal? What are the proportions for the water and honey
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Formica subsericea: 1 worker
Tetramourium sp. e: (soon to be colony)
solenopsis molesta: (soon to be colony)

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Re: Honey water molded super fast

Post: # 31915Post Batspiderfish
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:45 pm

Give your ants fresh sugar water. The test tube is only for colonies that will drink all of it in a few days.
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