Feeding Pogonomyrmex Californicus??

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Iddizy
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Feeding Pogonomyrmex Californicus??

Post: # 14104Post Iddizy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:44 pm

What do I feed my queen Pogonomyrmex Californicus during her founding stage she made her hole but not sure wether she has layer eggs or not but she often goes out I think to search for food I placed grass seeds in a corner but she hasent even touched them it's been a week

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Serafine
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Re: Feeding Pogonomyrmex Californicus??

Post: # 14111Post Serafine
Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:02 am

If she's a semi-claustral queen she probably wants either honey/sugar water or more likely insects (try fruit flies or mealworm parts if you have or a cricket/grasshopper leg, but do NOT feed insects that could have had contact with pesticides, you don't want to poison your queen).
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