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by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: AntsCanada Gear Packs & Complete Starter Kits
Topic: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest
Replies: 16
Views: 113

Re: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest

Depends on the size of the nest. Obviously a large Omni nest will last longer than a hybrid nest. But both of the starter packs (Omni nest and hybrid) come with a small sized nest. That said, they're huge compared to ants. Of the two starter kits, which would last longer? Samuel, as I have used nei...
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: few questions on oregon ants
Replies: 5
Views: 22

Re: few questions on oregon ants

True.
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Quiz Me!
Replies: 43
Views: 383

Re: Quiz Me!

Yep. :) If possible, I plan to get multiple queens, as they are a genus that can exhibit high polygny.
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: AntsCanada Gear Packs & Complete Starter Kits
Topic: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest
Replies: 16
Views: 113

Re: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest

Depends on the size of the nest. Obviously a large Omni nest will last longer than a hybrid nest. But both of the starter packs (Omni nest and hybrid) come with a small sized nest. That said, they're huge compared to ants.
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Why is Camponotus Pennsylvanicus so common?!
Replies: 24
Views: 484

Re: Why is Camponotus Pennsylvanicus so common?!

I am just speculating, I don't know anything about ants to speak of. :oops: Could they be more likely to be able to live in human contact (like old buildings or wood piles or managed forests or whatever) so they are slightly selected for by nature? Maybe. Historically speaking, many animals (cows, ...
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: few questions on oregon ants
Replies: 5
Views: 22

Re: few questions on oregon ants

I find it hard to believe that Tetramorium flew in October.
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Quiz Me!
Replies: 43
Views: 383

Re: Quiz Me!

I've found records for Dolichoderus and plan to look for them in the late spring to summer.
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Indiana is a bland, boring ***hole. Any ants to see?
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: Indiana is a bland, boring ***hole. Any ants to see?

It cut me off. :| Lemme rewrite it... But some common ants here are Tetramorium sp., Camponotus sp., Lasius sp., Prenelopis imparis, Crematogaster sp., Formica sp. (including some wood ants), even a species of Solenopsis! If you look closer, or even at collection records, you can reach the true biod...
by Martialis
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Indiana is a bland, boring ***hole. Any ants to see?
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: Indiana is a bland, boring ***hole. Any ants to see?

Makes me sad you think our state is so bland.

But some common ants here are Tetramorium sp., Camponotus sp., Lasius sp., Prenelopis imparis, Crematogaster sp., even
by Martialis
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: AntsCanada Gear Packs & Complete Starter Kits
Topic: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest
Replies: 16
Views: 113

Re: Omni Nest or Hybrid Nest

Omni nest may be preferred by some people because of visibility. Hybrid nest may be preferred by somebody looking for a nest tailored specifically to their ants.

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