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By RobJ
#15865
Well they move towards the warm stop in there nest. And there temp is never past there 24


Thanks
RobJ
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By number6
#15872
@RobJ i would remove the heat i heated mine on the basis they are from a hot climate but my heat mat failed and never noticed it straight away and the colony became more active and happier and thats how i found they like room temp over heated.
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By Occultus
#15874
Increase the humidity levels inside your nest significantly - the brood will likely develop with a higher succes rate.
Offer a sinful amount of protien in the form of crickets etc, even if they don't touch it. Give them decent variety and replace daily.
Keeps temps at a constant 26c for optimum foraging.

If this doesn't work, the queen may be damaged. Consider changing the nest that your using if nothing is to be done.
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By RobJ
#15875
Occultus wrote:Increase the humidity levels inside your nest significantly - the brood will likely develop with a higher succes rate.
Offer a sinful amount of protien in the form of crickets etc, even if they don't touch it. Give them decent variety and replace daily.
Keeps temps at a constant 26c for optimum foraging.

If this doesn't work, the queen may be damaged. Consider changing the nest that your using if nothing is to be done.


Thank you for the detailed reply, the queen has left the nest and moved into the water test tube - As for food they get x2 crickets a day with locust and bluebottles offered every other day with a little seed like poppy.

I will give your suggestions a try.

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