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Camponotus pennsylvanicus egg question

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#1 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted August 24 2017 - 4:32 PM

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Hi!

I’ve recently caught a Camponotus pennsylvanicus queen. After drinking an ant equivalent of a gallon of honey, she started shooting out eggs like a machine gun (four eggs in a day!). All of my  other Camponotus queens (nearcticus, chromaiodes, variegatus) laid eggs at a slow pace (one every day). Why is my C. pennsylvanicus queen laying eggs at this rate?
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#2 Offline AntsMaryland - Posted August 24 2017 - 4:47 PM

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Proably prime conditions and is in good health. Good for you. Good luck! Have Fun!


Aphaenogaster cf. rudis 

Tetramorium immigrans 

Tapinoma sessile

Formica subsericea

Pheidole sp.

Camponotus nearcticus


#3 Offline FeedTheAnts - Posted August 24 2017 - 4:50 PM

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Hah, I wish I had the problem of my queens laying eggs too fast.


I accidentally froze all my ants 


#4 Offline AntsMaryland - Posted August 24 2017 - 5:09 PM

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i know right...


Aphaenogaster cf. rudis 

Tetramorium immigrans 

Tapinoma sessile

Formica subsericea

Pheidole sp.

Camponotus nearcticus


#5 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted August 25 2017 - 4:09 PM

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Thanks guys! she ate her eggs, but she laid some more.


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Keeper of
Miniature Labradoodle
Baby Wolf Spider
Mud Dauber wasp larvae
Ochetellus Glaber
Solenopsis Geminata
Brachymyrmex Obscurior
Cardiocondyla Emeryi
Tetramorium Bicarinatum
Plagiolepis Alluaudi
Anoplolepis Gracilipes
Technomyrmex Difficilis
Pheidole Megacephala
Aholehole fish
Cowrie snail
Sea Fan Worm
100+ sea squirts
Tree seedlings
Ghost Crab
Day Gecko
Small Fat Centipede
Endemic Lacewing larva
Vernal Pool shrimps





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