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- Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:07 am
- Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
- Topic: Which barrier is best for TINY TINY ants
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I agree that baby powder when mixed with rubbing alcohol, is somewhat innefective for small species. My Tetramorium could cross it. However, plain baby powder, (no alcohol and applied with a dry cotton ball lightly) works incredibly well for my Tetra.
They don't need to be active. As long as they have access to food in an outworld (not the tube itself) using the drinking straw method, they should be alright. If you think the tube is really dirty, you can move them, but likely you have time.
Never feed your ants house flies, or any insect from outside. They carry dangerous bacteria and chemicals. as far as how much protein goes, there isn't a formula. Every species and every colony is different with different needs at different times. You will be able to tell if they are uninterested in...