Hard ants to keep?

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Martialis
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Hard ants to keep?

Post: # 13736Post Martialis
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:58 pm

I am a relatively new antkeeper that is interested in keeping somewhat more difficult ants to keep, like Ponera pennsylvanica. By difficult, I mean harder to found/feed, not difficult to keep contained. I'm located in the Midwest area of the United States, Indiana o be exact. What might be some ants I could keep that are like this? Thanks.
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Re: Hard ants to keep?

Post: # 13741Post Batspiderfish
Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:22 pm

Most social parasites. ;)
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