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by will24k
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Bee pollen
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Bee pollen

RE: Hawkeye Nectar is very different, and yes they do actively collect it. Pollen however is an abundant resource found in most habitats around the world and is certainly within ants capabilities to collect and eat it if they wanted to. The fact that they do not (to my knowledge), despite coming int...
by will24k
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Bee pollen
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Bee pollen

You know there's no such thing as "bee pollen" right? its just regular flower pollen. Also if it was so good for ants then you would see them collecting it directly from the flowers themselves, therefore its likely a waste of money.
by will24k
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Messer Barbarus & avacado pit
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Messer Barbarus & avacado pit

awesome, will wait till they are larger and give it a go :) currently they are very small (around 20 workers) but the queen has stopped laying since i moved her into her new nest :( shes currently in a founding sized ants australia nest with a 3w heat mat under about half of the nest. she also has t...
by will24k
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Messer Barbarus & avacado pit
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Messer Barbarus & avacado pit

Hey fellow ant peeps,

I was just wondering if anyone has tried feeding their M. Barbarus colony avacado pit? afterall it is just a giant seed...

thanks in advance :)