Ants Not Moving

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AntsArizona
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Re: Ants Not Moving

Post: # 32264Post AntsArizona
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:39 am

Just cover them up and leave them be. When My colony was connected to a test tube portal, they hardly ever came out. I believe its fear since they are a small group. Eventually i saw them get more courage to explore on their own.

I think its just cause its a small colony cause mine were the same way. Just be patient. When they are hungry, they will forage. When they feel its time to find a new home, they will.

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Re: Ants Not Moving

Post: # 32275Post antsRlife
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:57 pm

They might be in hibernation, so put a light over them with a black cloth so they can heat up but still be in the dark.
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