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williams2838
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Joined: Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:37 pm
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Hello from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Post: # 9721Post williams2838
Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:33 am

Hey all! I am happy to finally be apart of this community!

On July 28th this year I caught 6 queens during nuptial flights. Mikey believes they are Lasius (not sure species). They are now in test tube setups and seem to be doing well. When I checked on them last week 5/6 had started laying eggs.

I won't be able to support 6 colonies if they are all viable, so I have talked with MadVampy and Mikey about joining the GAN project. As I would be the only one in Ohio I hope I can help others in Ohio to start and care for their first colonies!

Also I'm looking for camponotus, if anyone in Ohio might catch one I'd be interested in buying/trading.

Since this is my first time I will be full of questions and welcome any and all advice.

Thank you,
Nick

AntsRule
Posts: 811
Joined: Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:02 pm
Location: Chester County Pennslyvania

Re: Hello from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Post: # 9735Post AntsRule
Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:58 pm

WELCOME! Post some pics in the species ID center and you can have them IDed by the many members! :D
With all the things ants can do, you wonder, who rules the planet :?

Keeper of:
Solenopsis molesta
Aphaenogaster sp.
Crematogaster sp.
Brachymyrmex depilis
Tertamorium sp. E
Pheidole sp.
Lasius neoniger

EffinBatman
Posts: 33
Joined: Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:57 am
Location: Pensacola, Florida

Re: Hello from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Post: # 9962Post EffinBatman
Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:06 am

Welcome to the ants family.

williams2838
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Joined: Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:37 pm
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Re: Hello from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Post: # 10080Post williams2838
Wed Aug 17, 2016 11:14 pm

Thank you all!

Once I get to take some decent pictures I'll upload. My phone kind of sucks and has trouble focusing that close up.

dinoman9877
Posts: 76
Joined: Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:03 pm
Location: Covington, Kentucky

Re: Hello from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Post: # 11254Post dinoman9877
Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:35 pm

Well this makes two of us in the same area! :D

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