Existential crisis

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ants1fan
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Existential crisis

Post: # 32847Post ants1fan
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:04 pm

So, I saw one of my ants escape so, I carefully picked her up with my hands, I then put her back in her outworld. She was fine but she ran towards the nest, I thought she was going back home. then later half of the colony rushed out of the nest and started freaking out. It happens frequently with my ants, so back to anarchy! :shock:
owner of a beginning Solenopsis colony :) (1 queen, 0 workers, a brood) :o

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Re: Existential crisis

Post: # 32873Post Jadeninja9
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:49 pm

haha
Keeper of:
Camponotus Hyatti
Founding:
10x Lasius alienus queens

idahoantgirl
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Re: Existential crisis

Post: # 32875Post idahoantgirl
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:57 pm

hm. I flick escaped ants into the outworld all the time. this never happens.
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Lasius Neoniger

antsRlife
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Re: Existential crisis

Post: # 32916Post antsRlife
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:29 am

interesting, what spp
founding queens:
x2 componotus consobrinus
x1 iridimrmex bicknelli
x5+ Linepithema humile
x1 unknown queen (either phiodole or camponotus)

PTasker15
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Re: Existential crisis

Post: # 32917Post PTasker15
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:32 am

Happens With My Black Crazy Ant Colony.Worker Finds Something And Queen Runs Out Nest.
These Are My Pretty,Pretty Queens

Proud Owner Of;A Odontomachis Clarus Queen,A RIFA Colony,1 Pheidole Texana Colony,A Paratrechina Lonchicornus Colony,A Nylanderia Fulva Colony,Lasius Neoniger,And Ponera pennsylvanica

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