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by abeaucaire
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Workers dying, dead in nest.
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: Workers dying, dead in nest.

TheAura wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:55 am
you shouldn't have moved into that nest the colony is too small for that right now
Yes I know that now but would you suggest I do?
by abeaucaire
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Workers dying, dead in nest.
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: Workers dying, dead in nest.

I did moisturize the nest, that’s why they decided to enter it in the first place.. But maybe not enough. Now what should I do:

- Leave them, keep moisturizing, food nearby
- Force the queen, eggs and workers that remain into a test tube

Please let me know, appreciate your feedback
by abeaucaire
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Workers dying, dead in nest.
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Workers dying, dead in nest.

Hi Guys, About two weeks ago I’ve connected the test tube ( queen + 15 workers ) to my new formicarium. By uncovering the test tube and covering the formicarium nest the ants moved about three days later. I fed them live and dead fruitflies and self made sugar water in the outworld. Now, for the pas...