You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

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AceCadet
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You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 23976Post AceCadet
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:54 am

Every random worker you find in your house causes slight panic as you quickly ensure none of your colonies have escape holes.

You have test tubes in every backpack you own just in case.

You find yourself stating how gorgeous a specific queen ant is only for your friends to give you strange looks.

Any container can be a formicarium if you try hard enough.
Current Colonies
2x Formica lasioides

Currently Founding
2xTetramorium sp. e
Camponotus vicinus

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Jadeninja9
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Re: You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 23977Post Jadeninja9
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:05 am

lol
Keeper of:
Camponotus Hyatti
Founding:
10x Lasius alienus queens

Martialis
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Re: You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 23978Post Martialis
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:19 am

This is me. :lol:

You know your an ant keeper when..

..you attempt to catalogue the ants around your house. (I've got some Crematogaster, lots of Tetramorium and Tapinoma, and a few Lasius.)

.. you go on a hike with someone and they get annoyed because you stop to look at ants every few minutes.

..if you're reading this topic right now.
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

Selliing:

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Serafine
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Re: You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 23991Post Serafine
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:05 pm

Your girlfriend screams "SPIDER!" and your response is "dinner time!".
"We should respect all forms of consciousness. The body is just a vessel, a mere hull."

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AntLove5Ever
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Re: You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 24073Post AntLove5Ever
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:29 pm

... you take a mental note of every sidewalk you see

... you have accidentally shattered a test tube in public

... every rock in your yard has been flipped

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FarrAnts
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Re: You Know Your an Ant Keeper When

Post: # 24074Post FarrAnts
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:53 pm

... Wherever you walk you look at the ground for queens
Ball is life... Ants included.

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