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by CarlosAlcabon
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Problem with my Hybrid Nest
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Problem with my Hybrid Nest

I have a pogonomyrmex hybrid nest I've been using for 5 months with my messor barbarus colony that is around 60 or 70 members now. Well today I opened the nest to see the colony and I realised that they have made a hole in the mesh of the hydration system and the queen and some of the ants are now n...
by CarlosAlcabon
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Messor Barbarus Info
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

Re: Messor Barbarus Info

Note that it may take them several days, even weeks, before they will move in. Just be patient ;) They actually did it in 4 hours haha The queen was the last one to move but the ants were forcing her to move to the hybrid nest. They started to explore the outworld immediately and they seem very hap...
by CarlosAlcabon
Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Messor Barbarus Info
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

Re: Messor Barbarus Info

ooper01 wrote:
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:03 am
40 is sufficient for the move. I would "offer" them the Hybrid nest and allow them to move in at their own convenience. Make the Hybrid more attractive by keeping hydrated and covered (in the dark).
Thank you very much!! I'll do that.
by CarlosAlcabon
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Hybrid Nest Series
Topic: Messor Barbarus Info
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

Messor Barbarus Info

Hey guys! I have a Pogonomyrmex Hybrid Nest for my messor barbarus but my colony has 40 members atm, should I move them to the Hybrid Nest or should I wait until they grow in numbers? Thanks!