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Does Camponotus novaeboracensis eat seeds?

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#1 Offline Joehostile85 - Posted May 2 2019 - 4:40 AM


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I have a small colony of camponotus novaeboracensis. Last year when I got them I gave them assorted seeds as I do with all my new colonies to see if they will take them. Well they did take them, a lot of them and filled their test tube with seeds plus the tube connected to their outworld. The people who I’ve spoken with say camponotus don’t eat seeds. I’ve never seen them actually chewing on the seeds so if their not eating them why would they take so many and fill their tubes with them?
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#2 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted May 2 2019 - 4:59 AM


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Most likely just a substrate for them. :lol: Camponotus don't eat seeds.
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