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by Amysmos
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: A Queen found me, I made a preference tester. Is this wierd?
Replies: 2
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Re: A Queen found me, I made a preference tester. Is this wierd?

Yes, I tried this first, but within hours she had burrowed through more than half of the cotton ball plugging the exit. I know enough that fixing the cotton 4 times a day will be entirely unacceptable. She seems to be preferring the soil tube at the moment. Perhaps I can figure some burrow-proof cap...
by Amysmos
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: A Queen found me, I made a preference tester. Is this wierd?
Replies: 2
Views: 482

A Queen found me, I made a preference tester. Is this wierd?

We were out having a BBQ and a queen ant came walking along in the middle of our business. I did get some plastic test tubes, but was in no way prepared to hunt for my first ant. I have never kept ants before, this is a new interest for me. After some hours looking at native ant species and comparin...