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My test tube has a little mold on the cotton that is holding the water, is this a big problem? And if so, should I move them? My queen has one worker with her, so does that mean they could move? Any help will be much appreciated
Caretaker of the Obsidian Imperium (Camponotus Pennsylvanicas).
They should be fine but it will be a problem if it covers more than 3/4 of the test tube.
Once it becomes difficult to see the white on the water cotton you should hook up a new tube. I recommend doing it now, but not forcing them to move.
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