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Hey guys so I have had my queen for 3 weeks now and she has laid about 10 eggs. The water is running out and I can see some yellowish thing on the cotton. I've decided to move her into a new test tube. I've taped the ends together and also left a small gap for air. I've also covered the new test tube and provided direct light to the old test tube (not too close and its an energy saving light bulb so much more radiating heat). Its been half a day now and she hasn't moved (she did leave and checked out the new area then came back) and shes just sitting on top of her eggs doing nothing... Can anyone give my any insight?!
Don't force her to move. You've given her everything she needs.
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She may not move until the water actually runs out completely in test tube #1. Just be patient and trust that she knows what she needs and will move when she is ready.
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