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by WitchDoc
Fri May 31, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Camponotus queen refuses to move into the test tube. Need help!
Replies: 3
Views: 394

Re: Camponotus queen refuses to move into the test tube. Need help!

Are you providing a sugar source as well? I would make a fresh test tube. Maybe that one is contaminated some how and it’s killing the workers. Yes, I've provided sugar water, some honey, maple syrup, and small pieces of apples, they don't really seem too interested for some reason though. And for ...
by WitchDoc
Wed May 29, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Camponotus queen refuses to move into the test tube. Need help!
Replies: 3
Views: 394

Camponotus queen refuses to move into the test tube. Need help!

This is probably too long but I'm having a few problems and questions about my camponotus colony and I'll try to hopefully give enough information. I have a colony of what I'm pretty sure is Camponotus irritans. I've forgotten exactly when I caught them but they currently have 5 workers with a few e...