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by Tonry17
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: A little help - The big move!
Replies: 6
Views: 698

Re: A little help - The big move!

Unfortunately not well I'm afraid. It turns out that the root ball only contained workers and no signs of a queen. I was so confident that there were one due to the numbers of workers and that I'd been monitoring them going to and from the pot for a week or two. The workers did keep going backwards ...
by Tonry17
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: A little help - The big move!
Replies: 6
Views: 698

Re: A little help - The big move!

Quick update... So the nest is looking pretty dry now however they still don't want to move. Approximately 10 workers are going backward and forward into the new habitat however it hasn't led to the mass evacuation as I thought it would. Since I posted the thread I've put all food in the new habitat...
by Tonry17
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: A little help - The big move!
Replies: 6
Views: 698

Re: A little help - The big move!

Thanks for your reply AntsofOntario. I really appreciate it. I'm going to take your advice and give that a try over the next few days.

Thanks again
by Tonry17
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: A little help - The big move!
Replies: 6
Views: 698

A little help - The big move!

Hi everyone, I'm new here and to the hobby so please bare with me. I've managed to capture a Lasius Niger colony by tempting them into a plant pot over a few weeks. I've been lucky and they have taken the bait 👍(plant pot is full of soil and has the rootball from a dead chilli plant in it) . Since c...