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Soil has gotten whitish


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#1 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:19 PM

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Help
Also all my queens haven't laid eggs yet

i eat cars for breakfast everynight


#2 Online AntPhycho - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:20 PM

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What type of soil is it? It could be mold.


Founding (for myself):              

Solenopsis invicta Experimental 2 Queen Colony                   

 

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#3 Offline DDD101DDD - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:26 PM

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Ok

1. How often do you disturb your queens? 

2. Where are they? Are they in a quiet place?

3. How dark is it?

4. How often and what do you feed them?

 

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Edited by DDD101DDD, October 8 2019 - 5:27 PM.

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#4 Offline Manitobant - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:26 PM

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The soil looks dry. I would spray it with some water.
Colony wish list:

Lasius latipes
Temnothorax pilagens
Temnothorax Americanus
Myrmica semiparasitica
Any formica microgyna group sp.

#5 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:43 PM

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Ok
1. How often do you disturb your queens? 
2. Where are they? Are they in a quiet place?
3. How dark is it?
4. How often and what do you feed them?
 
Please number your answers and thank you for posting in an acceptable manner.

I don't visit them often
Its covered most of the time
Not sure how often but I might feed them later

i eat cars for breakfast everynight


#6 Offline DDD101DDD - Posted October 8 2019 - 5:56 PM

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Ok
1. How often do you disturb your queens? 
2. Where are they? Are they in a quiet place?
3. How dark is it?
4. How often and what do you feed them?
 
Please number your answers and thank you for posting in an acceptable manner.

I don't visit them often
Its covered most of the time
Not sure how often but I might feed them later

 

Please define, "often". Often to me could be every hour, often to you could be once an day.


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#7 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:16 PM

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Once or few a day or once or few every few days depends

Edited by Hightlyze, October 8 2019 - 6:29 PM.

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#8 Offline Guy_Fieri - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:31 PM

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Another troll thread... We might as well stop responding at this point.

#9 Offline Zeiss - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:34 PM

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Another troll thread... We might as well stop responding at this point.

If you think it's a troll thread, just ignore it and stop feeding the "fire."  If anything, you're causing the problem now.  This is an improvement from before.

 

Highlytze, I think it's some type of mold, so just turn over the dirt and it should kill it off.


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#10 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:35 PM

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Edited by Hightlyze, October 8 2019 - 6:40 PM.

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#11 Offline camponotuskeeper - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:35 PM

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What makes you say that? it’s like your trying to rile up hightlyze and make it a troll thread!

Edited by camponotuskeeper, October 8 2019 - 6:35 PM.


#12 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:35 PM

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Edited by Hightlyze, October 8 2019 - 6:40 PM.

i eat cars for breakfast everynight


#13 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:36 PM

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Another troll thread... We might as well stop responding at this point.

If you think it's a troll thread, just ignore it and stop feeding the "fire." If anything, you're causing the problem now. This is an improvement from before.

Highlytze, I think it's some type of mold, so just turn over the dirt and it should kill it off.
What do you mean turn over?

Edited by Hightlyze, October 8 2019 - 6:37 PM.

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#14 Offline camponotuskeeper - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:37 PM

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Your question was valid hightlyze and there was nothing trollish except

Another troll thread... We might as well stop responding at this point.

this post

Edited by camponotuskeeper, October 8 2019 - 6:40 PM.


#15 Offline Guy_Fieri - Posted October 8 2019 - 6:39 PM

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I just figured it was some intentionally confusing response, sorry.
Either way, if you have problems with mold you could try using sand/gravel.

Edited by Guy_Fieri, October 8 2019 - 6:42 PM.


#16 Offline DDD101DDD - Posted October 8 2019 - 7:04 PM

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Once or few a day or once or few every few days depends

You should only check on them once a week, because queens get stressed easily. 


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#17 Offline Leo - Posted October 8 2019 - 7:17 PM

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Don't worry, none of my odontoponera queens have laid eggs yet either.



#18 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 7:27 PM

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Can ants eat cheese

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#19 Offline DDD101DDD - Posted October 8 2019 - 7:42 PM

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Can ants eat cheese

Not as a main food source.


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#20 Offline Hightlyze - Posted October 8 2019 - 7:45 PM

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What are other human food alternatives

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