best food for beginning lasius colony

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LaSiUsNiGeR
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best food for beginning lasius colony

Post: # 75543Post LaSiUsNiGeR
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:07 pm

fruit didnt work(just so nobody says fruit) i know honey works but anything else?
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Re: best food for beginning lasius colony

Post: # 75544Post NKantsalberta
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:36 pm

LaSiUsNiGeR wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:07 pm
fruit didnt work(just so nobody says fruit) i know honey works but anything else?
sprinkle sugar onto a small dish with a couple drops of water to dissolve
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Re: best food for beginning lasius colony

Post: # 75548Post AM1C39
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:37 am

Small bugs are good.
My current colonies:
Test_o's colony(camponotus novaeboracensis)
the black hearts(crematogaster cerasi)
the power of war(camponotus novaeborecensis)
the shadow ants(formica subaenescens)
The miniature military (formica neogagates)

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Re: best food for beginning lasius colony

Post: # 75614Post Antmanboy
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:58 pm

Part of a mealworm or a piece of cricket works best as meat. Maybe a baby cockroach that has been cut up.
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