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by Gaazy123
Thu May 16, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: Advice on heating (First time keeper)
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Advice on heating (First time keeper)

Hello all, I currently have a camponotus barbaricus queen, she did have workers but died shortly after arriving. She has been with me for a number of weeks now. I checked on her last night and she is still alive with eggs. Just a waiting game now. She is currently located in my drawer (See image). I...
by Gaazy123
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: [HELP] My Camponotus barbaricus queen has killed her only worker (Second attempt at keeping this ant species)
Replies: 2
Views: 276

[HELP] My Camponotus barbaricus queen has killed her only worker (Second attempt at keeping this ant species)

I recently got a Camponotus barbaricus Colony - Queen was healthy upon arrival. 1 worker and 1 pupae. Earlier this month I attempted to keep this colony but sadly the queen died within 3 days due to supposed stress from travel OR I kept the heat within the test tube too hot ( I will take full respon...
by Gaazy123
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: [HELP] My Camponotus barbaricus queen died less than 3 days after having her, what did I do wrong?
Replies: 3
Views: 289

[HELP] My Camponotus barbaricus queen died less than 3 days after having her, what did I do wrong?

My Camponotus barbaricus arrived 3 days ago and had a few eggs and one worker. This is my first time caring for a small colony as I've always had colonies that already have 50+ workers. I've always wanted these ants and I was very excited. I kept the test tube wrapped, out of direct sun and at the c...