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by isaiase
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

I really appreciate all your help, but i think we did nor find the problem that is making them die. As i said i only gave wild insects to one of the now death colonies, but did not give anything of that to the ones in the tubes and they are dying anyway.

Dont you know what can be going on?
by isaiase
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

So i shoud not keep giving them croaches?
by isaiase
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

Thanks for your answers. anyway i still dont know what may be happening with the test tubes colonies, i ve never fed them wild insects. here i have some questions, it would be nice if you answered those. What are you refering as "meal"? so just croaches and honey would be ok? how many times a week s...
by isaiase
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

I have already tried with wet dog food. they did not eat it at all.
Is giving honey ok? I tend to give them a big amount and just leave it there. is it ok? or should i just put a bit?
by isaiase
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

"Combulse". That would be something very similar to what is happening. The thing is the colony went from 70 ants to 15 in a week. all those ants combulsed and died. Those insects I give them are previously put in hot water too, as well as the croaches. Do they have to be boiled? that hot water is no...
by isaiase
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Almost all my ant colonies are dying. Help!

Hello. As you may see in the tittle, I ve been loosing ant conlonies. I am really sad, I ve put a lot of time and effort to get to this point. I really love ant keeping and I am a very responsable person. I really looked after them trying to give them all they needed. Today I lost the biggest one i ...