Riccardo atta colony 2015 4/12/2015

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Riccardo atta colony 2015 4/12/2015

Post by Atta solider » Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:08 pm

Well it's winter now lol and not lot leaves around my end were I live so now I have got to shops to get food for them lol I have one big fungus garden were main workers and queen spend there time making it grow and the 2nd one is starting to grow as well as I see new part of dark green bits of leaves in the fungus tonight I've fed them 2 grapes now now it's night time they come alive lol well loads are out cutting grape and last bit of leaves I could find they are filling the pipe up with loads cut leaves and as I checked on the humdity in nest I saw the queen laying eggs as there loads workers around her and she had bit of white stuff in her jaws well when I say little it was bigger then some of the workers I don't no if she's eating it or belong out the fungus but she's trying hide in the fungus now

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Post by Deansie26 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:06 am

Sounds like there doing great Riccardo, Burberry's ate well liked and you should also try almonds-they are really liked. I got the almond flakes from the baking section of the supermarket, much easier for them.I've tried Brazil and pine Bonita but they didn't like them.

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Post by Atta solider » Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:12 am

Thanks mate I'll try them 2mz as we going food shopping I'll let you no how it's gone and all so they didn't like the cabbage I got them but they like one that my nan got her her self for her tea lol there different kind of cabbage

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Post by Atta solider » Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:12 pm

Wow they love the almonds flakes lol there long line going from them to the nest lol

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Post by Acromyrmexbob » Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:37 pm

Ricc, will you post pictures of your colony here?

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Post by Atta solider » Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:58 pm

Yeah I'll post pics if it lets me but it says my pics are too big for it how can I down size it ?

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Post by Atta solider » Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:59 pm

Yeah I'll post pics if it lets me but it says my pics are too big for it how can I down size it ?

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Post by Deansie26 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:21 pm

Atta solider wrote:Wow they love the almonds flakes lol there long line going from them to the nest lol
Brilliant mate, another to the list :D

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Post by Atta solider » Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:44 pm

I've got the pics of them taking it and my new 2nd fungus is got them into the fungus looks like I've found a planet as well out side they love as well I don't no that it is but they love it lol and fungus is starting again to grow

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Post by Atta solider » Thu Dec 10, 2015 4:44 pm

Well guys the fungus is getting bigger and lot dark green leaves on it and queen can't be seen no more but with the nest tub am thinking it may be bit small for them am not sure as they like to dig lot but I was thinking as I don't want move them if not yet

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