If you have been following my Lasius niger journal 2 & 2.1, I am thinking I want to merge my two colonies together. I am just seeking advice on the best way to do this.
Colony 1- Queen with small larvae (Shadow). weaker Colony 2- Queen with big larvae + 1 worker (Shadow mkII). stronger
I want to keep Colony 2, as the Queen should survive the Winter with a worker present and she looks stronger. I know I can put the larvae in with her no problem from colony 1, but is it too late to put the Queen from colony 1 in too, to have a co-op? I assume the worker will reject her and also the two Queens will fight at this stage?
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