4 dead queens last year, 1 so far this year

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4 dead queens last year, 1 so far this year

Post: # 30680Post hiitsmeiambored
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:28 pm

Last year I killed one queen from stress another from suffocation and 2 more from starvation and/or a mold outbreak (it was too cold and the brood didn't develop). This year I lost one from a mold outbreak but have 4 more still alive and doing well. RIP 5/9
Trying to start lasius niger colony. Hoping to keep myrmica rubra and lasius flavus in the future and considering mealworms. Current keeper of 3 evil monsters aka rabbits

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