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 #2033501


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 Harvester Ants

Instead of harvester ants, can I feed my horny toad red/fire ants. I was just wondering because I can get red ants for free from my back yard.



07/03/09  05:20pm

 #2034172


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  Message To: Bearded_dragon_0   In reference to Message Id: 2033501


 Harvester Ants

Yeah I was wondering the same thing...



07/05/09  02:33am

 #2035678


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  Message To: Sns_dragons   In reference to Message Id: 2034172


 Harvester Ants

Well I did it anyway. He seems to enjoy them.



07/07/09  04:54pm

 #2036139


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  Message To: Bearded_dragon_0   In reference to Message Id: 2035678


 Harvester Ants

Is he not acting sick? Where are you from?



07/08/09  01:14pm

 #2036302


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  Message To: Sns_dragons   In reference to Message Id: 2036139


 Harvester Ants

No hes acting fine. I left him in the container for longer than I wanted so he ate all 30+ ants. I live in Colorado.



07/08/09  05:21pm

 #2036325


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  Message To: Bearded_dragon_0   In reference to Message Id: 2036302


 Harvester Ants

Well that’s cool, glad he’s ok.. I’m in WV and have red ants here we were going to try..



07/08/09  06:17pm

 #2036768


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  Message To: Sns_dragons   In reference to Message Id: 2036325


 Harvester Ants

You seem like you have lots of experience with horned toads, so how many ants should I feed him every day? As many as he will eat or a certain number. He is about 3 inches long.



07/09/09  03:49pm

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  Message To: Bearded_dragon_0   In reference to Message Id: 2036768


 Harvester Ants

He/she should probably eat about 20-50 ants a day or every other day. It depends how big they are. Also I think they need harvester ants because they have different nutrients or something. You might not want to feed them red ants unless they are really doing ok. But they would prefer harvester ants.

Jenna



07/10/09  09:03am

 #2041085


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  Message To: JennaM   In reference to Message Id: 2037079


 Harvester Ants

according to the care sheets, they should have red harvester ants as they have something in them that helps with digestion and keeps bacteria infections down.
Carol



07/17/09  09:04pm


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