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by Percy23
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Re: Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage

Sadly my story did not end well. I decided to put the test tubes at both ends of the outworld and see how they would react. First they were shy and stayed in their respective tubes. Some days passed and I happily noticed that they moved all the eggs into one tube and were living in it together. Sadl...
by Percy23
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Re: Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage

Interesting but it seems that this species is an exception. Sorry I only have links in German but here are a few forums, shops and videos with Camponotus nicobarensis colonies ranging from 2 to 4 queens. 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDQwb-adGtE 2 - https://ameisen-boutique.de/epages/d0e4b90d-...
by Percy23
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Two Camponotus nicobarensis queens founding stage

Hi, I received two Camponotus nicobarensis queens without workers. I put them into a container with some sand and a fresh test tube. I opened their test tubes but after some careful inspection of their entrances they quickly retreated and wouldn’t leave so I resealed the tubes to keep the moisture i...