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Skocko76's Lasius niger journal

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#21 Online ANTdrew - Posted May 27 2019 - 3:36 PM


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Good to hear from you again, Skocko.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.

#22 Offline skocko76 - Posted May 4 2020 - 5:37 AM


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A sad end to this journal. It's a little late to write about it now since it happened almost a year ago when I got back from a three week vacation to Indonesia. The nest had dried out and the colony dehydrated.

It's my fault as I did not provide an alternative water source. The Aeacus nest has a large water tank, but I ignored the summer temperatures here in Mediterranean basin and it evaporated completely.

I will definitely have another Lassius colony at some point, subject to catching a Lassius queen :D

The original queen was ordered from AntKit, but I feel more connected to queens I caught myself.

Edited by skocko76, May 4 2020 - 5:38 AM.

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