Moving Ants from Jar to Omninest

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LikableAnts
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Moving Ants from Jar to Omninest

Post: # 31634Post LikableAnts
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:10 pm

So I just got my ants from my GAN farmer and the ants are currently housed in a jar with dirt. Anyone have an idea in order to get them into an Omninest? It's monomorium minimum btw.

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Re: Moving Ants from Jar to Omninest

Post: # 31645Post idahoantgirl
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:21 pm

LikableAnts wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:10 pm
So I just got my ants from my GAN farmer and the ants are currently housed in a jar with dirt. Anyone have an idea in order to get them into an Omninest? It's monomorium minimum btw.
The only way I can think of is to dump the jar into the outworld, let the dirt dry out, and eventually they will move.... but idk... they will drag dirt into the omni nest.
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

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Re: Moving Ants from Jar to Omninest

Post: # 31938Post AntsOnTheCoast
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:04 pm

Carefully dump the jar into the outworld, and cover up the nest space with a cloth to keep it dark. Also hydrate the nest and wait for the workers to discover it!

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