After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

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Firecatto21
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After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

Post: # 34734Post Firecatto21
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:21 am

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When an ant queen is collected it is crucial to not disturb her much, but once she has her first workers; can she be disturbed more?

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antnest8
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Re: After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

Post: # 34761Post antnest8
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:35 pm

yes you can disturb her a little but just don't go too crazy :lol:
almost one year of ant keeping :D

keeping:
a restarting camponotus queen
one crematogaster queen
and a bunch of lasius umbratus queens (to lazy to count them all) :lol:

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merkantur
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Re: After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

Post: # 34770Post merkantur
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:20 am

I generally prefer to leave her alone until she has more than 6 workers just to be safe.

Firecatto21
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Re: After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

Post: # 34771Post Firecatto21
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:45 am

10 workers, thankyou for the responses

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