New queen not moving

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Antmanboy
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New queen not moving

Post: # 75922Post Antmanboy
Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:44 pm

Hello! So I found a RIFA queen (at least I think I did) but she does not want to move into her test tube setup that I made. I already have the test tube setup covered and have the room lights shining. Are there any tips? I know I have to be somewhat patient but I need her to move so I can put her in a closet and not stress her. Any help will be appreciated! Thank you!
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1x Camponotous Sp. Queen

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AM1C39
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Re: New queen not moving

Post: # 75928Post AM1C39
Tue Mar 16, 2021 5:57 am

If she does not have any eggs or brood you can tap her into the new test tube.
My current colonies:
The miniature military(formica neogagates)
the power of war(camponotus novaeborecensis)
the black hearts(crematogaster cerasi
the blazing nation(Myrmica alaskensis)

Antmanboy
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Re: New queen not moving

Post: # 75936Post Antmanboy
Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:14 am

Ok thank you! I'll try to post a picture of her later.
1x (former) Camponotous Sayi Colony
1x Camponotous Sp. Queen

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