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By milant
#23351
So I was away for many months abroad and most of my ant colonies died. I wasn’t expecting to be away for so long and there was nothing I could do. Only my C.herculeanus and M.barbarus survived. My issue is that the M.barbarus are absolutely out of control. There’s probably 700+ workers crammed into two small formicariums (they’re even nesting in the outworld). I’m unsure if to buy new nests and outworlds or just sell the colony
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By RobJ
#23401
Sorry to hear of your misfortune. Keep your head up high.


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By AntKeeper101
#23466
milant wrote:So I was away for many months abroad and most of my ant colonies died. I wasn’t expecting to be away for so long and there was nothing I could do. Only my C.herculeanus and M.barbarus survived. My issue is that the M.barbarus are absolutely out of control. There’s probably 700+ workers crammed into two small formicariums (they’re even nesting in the outworld). I’m unsure if to buy new nests and outworlds or just sell the colony


Well it depends do you know your going to be gone a long time again? and if so are you willing to get someone to feed them?
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