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by Thehousesparrow
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: When/how to first feed an ant species?
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: When/how to first feed an ant species?

For anyone wondering, the first attempt didn't produce any nanitics, and the second attempt was bought from a store, and I released them when I mistakenly thought them dead. :shock: :D
by Thehousesparrow
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: When/how to first feed an ant species?
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

When/how to first feed an ant species?

Hey! So, I am relatively new to ant keeping - have previously had two unsuccessful goes at keeping Lasius Niger - and have just recently caught a Lasius Niger queen, which is starting to lay eggs. However, I am a bit confused/unsure about when and how to first feed my colony. From a couple of source...
by Thehousesparrow
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Myrmica rubra: queen not producing eggs
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Myrmica rubra: queen not producing eggs

It might just be that your colony is hibernating. If this is so, then I would advise not to put in a heat cable, as it might confuse the ants as to what time of year it is. Just wait until spring, and your queen should start to lay eggs again.