Sugarwater and Honeywater ratios

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Rafiredog

Sugarwater and Honeywater ratios

Post: # 23437Post Rafiredog
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:17 pm

Hello ant lovers! I just wanted to know while I was waiting for my queens to get her first workers, what are the sugar to water/honey to water ratios? Does it have to be exact or just a little sugar/honey in a bit of water? Thanks in advance for all the help! :D

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Re: Sugarwater and Honeywater ratios

Post: # 23458Post AntsSA
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:45 am

Not sure about honey but with sugar just put it in in till solution is really sweet.
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Re: Sugarwater and Honeywater ratios

Post: # 23465Post Serafine
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:25 am

3-4 parts water and 1 part sugar seems to be the common thing. Although it doesn't really matter my ants took 1:1 mix as well.

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Re: Sugarwater and Honeywater ratios

Post: # 74960Post ChildAntKeeper2020
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:59 pm

Try mixing honey and sugar together 1:3:6 with water ;)

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