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by acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: why my queen ant won't eat?

When wingless, the ant is living off the MUSCLES used to power the wings, that are now gone. Queen ants do not eat in the wild when they are laying eggs. I do not feed my queen but you do you. Sometimes they eat their eggs if they have been disturbed to much. The best thing to do is this. Find the ...
by acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: wingless black queen ant
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: wingless black queen ant

Your image didn't work so no way to know the species. some queens stress out very easily, and feeding her could have stressed her out, causing her to eat her eggs. I would remove any food, and just leave her be for a month. Check on her then and see if anything changes. im just scared that it might...
by acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: why my queen ant won't eat?

you do not need to feed queen ants before they have workers, as they live off the muscle stores used to power their wings. Watch AntsCanada's video on how to make a test tube setup. All they need is a good size water supply and a chamber that they will realize is a good place to lay eggs. Just reme...
by acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: wingless black queen ant
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: wingless black queen ant

Say... she now already lay her eggs but theres only 3 i think she ate them because she haven't eat anything i gave her.if theres no reply...i guess ill wait for them to hatch and see what the species. Not to mention...how tiny the eggs were from such a big queen ,2mm i guess.
by acuriousnewbie
Wed May 20, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: wingless black queen ant
Replies: 3
Views: 164

wingless black queen ant

Malaysia at my house in sungai petani 17.5.2020 around 6pm moves alot if disturbed and bites , but it dosen't usually moves and haven't eat anything wingless, shiny fur coat, big jaws, black with a little brown,have a pointy part at the middle of abdomen and thorax at least 1.2cm (not sure because i...
by acuriousnewbie
Wed May 20, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: sudden death of a drone
Replies: 0
Views: 153

sudden death of a drone

i caught a red drone (idk what species) running across the floor and it died a few minutes later.can you explain why? :?:
by acuriousnewbie
Wed May 20, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: why my queen ant won't eat?
Replies: 5
Views: 259

why my queen ant won't eat?

i caught a wingless queen ant recently... and i think its a black garden ant.she wont eat anything, i gave her fruits,honey,sugar,red worms and whatever i can think of.someone please help me its not the first time i caught an queen ant but it seems that they all just wont move and died.