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by Timmannen7
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Odontomachus founding
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Odontomachus founding

Update: i bought dubia roaches they are about 5mm smaller than the queen, i cut it in half and it moves around and still she show no intrest i it :( I also made a small outworld with a thin moist sandy substrate, it is like the AC testtube portal and she goes out and look up as if she wants to climb...
by Timmannen7
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata
Replies: 3
Views: 803

Re: Need help on Myrmicaria carinata

Hi! Myrmecia queens are semi claustral and require proteins, insects maybe mealworms or crickets but i recommend you gut load them before you feed them to get the max amout of protein out of them. I have no experience with myrmecia i have currently a odontomachus queen with no eggs that reject all f...
by Timmannen7
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Messor Barbarus hibernating queen
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Messor Barbarus hibernating queen

Hi! your queen is hibernating and will start laying eggs when the hibernation is over, in most european species i think this is around march. Then you could feed her some protein in the form of seeds or maybe a chopped up mealworm. This will encourage egg laying. She probably ate the eggs if they ar...
by Timmannen7
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Odontomachus founding
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Odontomachus founding

Nope i don't have, but i am going to try crickets or dubia roaches today and se if she just ain't hungry. She has rejected a few tiny fruit flies that i found yesterday (forgot to mention) 😏
I can se her in the sandy chamber close to The cotton.
by Timmannen7
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Odontomachus founding
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Odontomachus founding

Thank you for giving me hope :) i have no experience with odontomachus and i know they are picky, but maybe should try a small semi killed cricket instead? She's currently in a testtube with sand i made a damp chamber for her closest to the cotton and she seem to like it! she comes out from the cham...
by Timmannen7
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Odontomachus founding
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Odontomachus founding

Hi im new to this forum, i have a odontomachus monticola queen that i got about 4 days ago, she is placed in a testtube with sand and moist. I am worried because she don't want to eat sugarwater,honey or even chopped up mealworms for protein. She has no eggs and this is why i am worried and i have n...