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#1 Offline NewbieAntMan - Posted January 21 2022 - 12:21 PM

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Hi all,

Is it possible to merge two Myrmica Rubra queens if they have 1-4 workers each? Only asking as I'd love to create a 2 queen nest but I do not want to end up killing them accidentally.

#2 Offline spartANTS - Posted January 21 2022 - 12:26 PM

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hiya

There is no problem , you can merge those two colonies together . Myrmica spe are  polygynous.

have fun



#3 Offline Kaelwizard - Posted January 21 2022 - 2:55 PM

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hiya
There is no problem , you can merge those two colonies together . Myrmica spe are polygynous.
have fun

It doesn’t always work like that, especially with established colonies.
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#4 Offline NewbieAntMan - Posted January 22 2022 - 2:44 PM

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hiya
There is no problem , you can merge those two colonies together . Myrmica spe are polygynous.
have fun


Thanks for your help! :)

#5 Offline NewbieAntMan - Posted January 22 2022 - 2:48 PM

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hiya
There is no problem , you can merge those two colonies together . Myrmica spe are polygynous.
have fun

It doesn’t always work like that, especially with established colonies.

As they have 1-4 workers, would this be an issue?

#6 Offline Kaelwizard - Posted January 23 2022 - 12:42 PM

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hiya
There is no problem , you can merge those two colonies together . Myrmica spe are polygynous.
have fun

It doesn’t always work like that, especially with established colonies.

As they have 1-4 workers, would this be an issue?

 

It could work, but just know that there is a risk of them killing each other.






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