How many lasius workers should I have before moving them into the old AC Hybrid nest V2?

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Firecatto21
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How many lasius workers should I have before moving them into the old AC Hybrid nest V2?

Post: # 55304Post Firecatto21
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:59 am

How many lasius niger workers should I have before I move them into my (old) AC Hybrid Nest V2?
What is a suitible amount of workers?
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-Messor Barbarus x2
-Messor capitatus
-Camponotus Herculeanus
-Temnothorax
-Monomorium sp.
-Plagiolepis
-Messor barbarus unmated princess

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Re: How many lasius workers should I have before moving them into the old AC Hybrid nest V2?

Post: # 55338Post antnest8
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:56 pm

50-100 is my estimate. If you think the colony is big enough to move in and not waste space then I would say its ok. you could also put substrate in there so they can dig out new chambers when ready but you might not be able to see them.
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1 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis

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