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Cheeto's Acromyrmex versicolor (Updated 11/25)


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#41 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted October 28 2020 - 10:47 AM

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i do too.  i just think that ants are like the only animal that can get someone to keep plants.


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#42 Online CheetoLord02 - Posted November 25 2020 - 8:09 AM

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Update 11/25

I'm going to be honest... This colony, and species in general, has been on the back burner a bit. They're still doing really well, but my main focus is 100% on my Atta, and because of that the Acromyrmex have been relatively stagnant. They've still gotten a bit more fungus and have around 15 workers, not to mention all 4 queens are still playing nice, but when I have my Atta colony these guys definitely become 2nd priority. 
 

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Still, despite my lack of attention, they're having pretty much no issues other than growing a bit slow. They could easily be 4x this size by now if I wanted, but honestly having a small leafcutter colony is kinda nice, they're suuuuper easy and chill and I don't have to worry about them really ever, so in the end I think things are still working out. I do hope to have both a large Acromyrmex and Atta colony eventually just to see how they compare with each other, but I'm sure I'll get there eventually.
 

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#43 Offline ExponentMars - Posted November 26 2020 - 9:26 AM

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bruh leafcutters are so cool



#44 Offline Tyr_Ants - Posted November 26 2020 - 4:02 PM

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Glad to see them grow

#45 Offline YsTheAnt - Posted November 26 2020 - 4:33 PM

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Nice journal. How do you hydrate these setups?




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