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How long does it take for a queen ant to get out of hibernation?


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#1 Offline Ender Ants - Posted February 25 2018 - 7:50 PM

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I just recently took out my Dorymyrmex bicolor queen from my wine fridge. Doe anyone know how long it will take for her to finally become active?

#2 Offline T.C. - Posted February 25 2018 - 10:43 PM



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For some species, it can take up to a week. Not sure on this species, but give it time.

#3 Offline Serafine - Posted February 25 2018 - 11:57 PM


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Usually it takes the longer the bigger the ant is. Camponotus queens can take up to two weeks.

We should respect all forms of consciousness. The body is just a vessel, a mere hull.

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#4 Offline Jadeninja9 - Posted February 26 2018 - 8:29 AM


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For my Camponotus hyatti colony, it took a few days.

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