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by tacolover
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Messor Barbarus queen not laying!
Replies: 10
Views: 515

Re: Messor Barbarus queen not laying!

Are Black Harvester ants Messor Barbourus or are the Red Harvester ants? I may have made a mistake when explaining my problem. I think
the Black Harvester ants are actaully called Messor Andrie. I don't know anymore! :(
by tacolover
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Messor Barbarus queen not laying!
Replies: 10
Views: 515

Messor Barbarus queen not laying!

Hi I am new to this forum. I got a Messor Barbarus colony in December - they arrived in a test tube with water and seeds. There were around 15 workers with the queen. I released them into an acrylic formicarium I bought (nest area with separate chambers is 12 cm x 20 cm and the out world is 5 cm x 1...
by tacolover
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Trap jaw queen ant died
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Trap jaw queen ant died

I look a look online but couldn't find anything about Trap Jaw ants reproducing after their queen has died, Sorry.
by tacolover
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Odd behaviour
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Odd behaviour

How often do you view her? becuase being in the dark will make her (and workers) feel like their in the soil underground.
by tacolover
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:42 am
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: 205

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

I've never heard of ant queens murdering their own workers! usually when ant queens get stressed they eat their brood not their workers.
Sorry I'm not being much help here!