Keeping and caring for Pseudomyrmex pallidus

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Keeping and caring for Pseudomyrmex pallidus

Post: # 32898Post Dearth335
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:49 pm

Hi I am from Parker Colorado and have a colony of Pseudomyrmex pallidus. I know quite a bit about them. they were collected in the sand dunes and mate in captivity. i would like to know if they can live in an omni nest or if they require twigs.
Currently keeping
Camponotus sp.
Solenopsis molesta
Tetramorium caespitum
Pseudomyrmex pallidus (multi queen colony, mates in captivity)

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Re: Keeping and caring for Pseudomyrmex pallidus

Post: # 32915Post antsRlife
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:25 am

you said they lived in sand dunes, an omni nest should be fine, but add a small layer on sand to the floor of the nest, it should give them some comfort.
founding queens:
x2 componotus consobrinus
x1 iridimrmex bicknelli
x5+ Linepithema humile
x1 unknown queen (either phiodole or camponotus)

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