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TippyDisc911
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Location: Oak Forest, Illinois, Usa

Ewwww

Post: # 34973Post TippyDisc911
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:35 pm

Hi I have a ant colony of a queen and worker and I recently gave them a mealworm for their first meal and it fell in to far, so now after they’ve eaten the mealworm insides it looks like this: Image

So do you thing it’s all quishy and if I grab it it will shrivel up and be gross or will it be solid
Keeping:
Formica subsericea: 10 workers
Tetramourium Immigrans: 2 workers
solenopsis molesta: 7 workers

"The ant's a centaur in his dragon world"-Ezra Pound

Dream species: Atta Texana

idahoantgirl
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Location: Idaho, USA

Re: Ewwww

Post: # 34975Post idahoantgirl
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:39 pm

lol you keep ants.... you have to deal with gross things occasionally :lol:
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Tapinoma Sessile

FolloweroftheWay
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Location: Mississippi

Re: Ewwww

Post: # 34980Post FolloweroftheWay
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:18 am

Just grab it out with some tweezers. It'll be fine.

M.
Solenopsis Richteri x 2
Lasius Neoniger x 2
Camponotus spp. x1
Wish List:

Monomorium pharaonis

PwnerPie
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Location: Seattle, WA

Re: Ewwww

Post: # 35014Post PwnerPie
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:54 am

Hahaha. All good! Generally the meal worm carcass will be hard.
Keeper of:
Formica Sp
Camponotus Sp
Myrmica Sp

Founding:
3x Myrmica Sp
1x Camponotus Sp

Co-God of the above ants with CherrieEvolved

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