My whole colony died.

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My whole colony died.

Post: # 33000Post Antcrisp
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:21 pm

I'll be honest I think I killed my colony,I was really busy these past weeks and was out on vacation that I neglected my colony dint feed them. Finally today I bought crickets and decided to feed my colony,for my suprise every ant died :(. When I checked on my queen she was alive!
So,is my queen going to survive this tragedy of my part? Is she going to be able to lay eggs again? I put a cricket down and she did eat it.

Where I live is still in the 60s,so I doubt they went on hibernation.

I have pavement ants.

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Post: # 33003Post Phoenix
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:19 am

Most Likely Not.
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Re: My whole colony died.

Post: # 33111Post AntViking
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:11 pm

Unlikely, tho not impossible. If she can enclose another worker soon she might just make it. Ants are hardy creatures

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