The start of Angelique's Colony

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The start of Angelique's Colony

Post: # 3884Post MadVampy
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:45 pm

Ok so I'm going to start a new Journal because Angelique was the first to have a new born.

Angelique's first eclosed daughter arrived today!!! I checked at 6am and none had eclosed yet, I came home from work and found that her first daughter had eclosed and I made a couple of short vids showing Angelique and her first daughter. By the looks of it there will be couple more in thenext day or so. Damn happy to see things going well!


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Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:13 pm

nice videos. i love how the queens manicure the first workers, getting them ready for the heavy lifting. :D
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Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:20 pm

Update: After only one week since Angelique's first daughter was born she's up to 10-15 now (hard to count them). Things have really been busy this week. They have had their first liquid (sugar water) and protein (small fruit flies) meals and seem to be very productive and happy.

Now this week end they are going to get to move into the small solenopsis hybrid nest.it should be too bad of a move because I've noticed that quite a few times they have ventured to the cotton at the open end and poked around exploring. Always a good sign meaning they need to find other places. Well here's a short video of them in their tube. Sorry about the shaky video, I recorded it with my Gpad and wanted to try and show them clustered around Angelique. Also added music so you wouldn't hear me breathing. LoL :roll:

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Post: # 4171Post ooper01
Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:51 pm

Very nice! I hope the move into the Hybrid goes well. Post some pics/vids afterwards.
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Re: The start of Angelique's Colony

Post: # 4235Post MadVampy
Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:58 pm

Well after 2 weeks of trying to get her butt to move she finally did!!!!!! Glad she finally gave up on that nasty molded and almost dry testtube!!!!! Angelique and her daughters are now in their new digs! <------- every pun intended! :lol:

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Post: # 4261Post MadVampy
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:59 pm

Well they are finally in their hybrid nest and seem happy enough.

https://youtu.be/YqgKSgbgRJM
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Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:28 am

Wow great setup Mike! It's going to be very cool to see this colony grow into their new digs :)
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Re: The start of Angelique's Colony

Post: # 4264Post MadVampy
Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:11 pm

ooper01 wrote:Wow great setup Mike! It's going to be very cool to see this colony grow into their new digs :)
Thanks, yea I want to see that happen too. Heck I already have another queen with many 4-6 nantics. And 6 others there not too far behind. Guess I need to join the GAN Farmer program.
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Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:03 pm

thought one alredy was part of that outstanding group old boy? :D
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Re: The start of Angelique's Colony

Post: # 4269Post MadVampy
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:48 pm

GriffinAnt wrote:thought one alredy was part of that outstanding group old boy? :D
Naw I have been holding off until I knew for sure there was going to be at least one or more that were for sure qualified to be ready for others to get. Big thing is I'm really not sure that there would be a demand for this state, beings Solenopsis is so readily available.
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