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by Asylumental
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: RIFA post by Serrafine
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: RIFA post by Serrafine

"I just want to clarify, my interest in that post is that I want to keep solenopsis molesta which is supposedly local to my area.. and I wouldnt want to accidentally buy an invasive solenopsis species that wasn identified properly. . Something that was brought up in that post. Also what are the rest...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Aphid Milking Ants
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Aphid Milking Ants

I'm just wondering are there any specific species of ants that milk aphids? Or is it something common amongst a lot of different species? I seem to be having a hard time finding a clear answer with a Google search...most search result talk about the aphid more than the ants.. Any of them located in ...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Fungus-Growing Ants
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Fungus-Growing Ants

So I'm from BC canada, and it seems like all the fun ants are tropical or neo tropical.. Vampire ants, bullet ants, leaf cutter ants, etc... I thought that an aphid milking species or fungus farming species would be fun, and super interesting. I research fungus farming ants and I was very excited wh...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: RIFA post by Serrafine
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: RIFA post by Serrafine

I tried adding an edit... but I ran out of time... I just want to clarify, my interest in that post is that I want to keep solenopsis molesta which is supposedly local to my area.. and I wouldnt want to accidentally buy an invasive solenopsis species that wasn identified properly. . Something that w...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: RIFA post by Serrafine
Replies: 4
Views: 127

RIFA post by Serrafine

Just think it looks pretty bad... that she/he provided tons of valid evidence to support everything he/she said. None of which was addressed... Infact the only thing that was addressed is that he/she is from Germany and not from usa... as if that has any relevance at all to the post he/she made. It ...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Cohabitating 3 ant species together..
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Cohabitating 3 ant species together..

Okay I understand.. So if I gave each colony time to grow before I introduced them, would that work? Could it work? The species of ants that thought i could cohabitat together are all local to my area, according to a local university study.. so I was thinking it could be easy to obtain them. When yo...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Cohabitating 3 ant species together..
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Cohabitating 3 ant species together..

Also, if this idea is ludicrous... Can someone suggest an exciting ant colony for my son and I? "Cool" for us would be defined as typical boy stuff.. Predatorial ants that hunt, carnivorous ants..or unique in features of like... large mandibles or strange nesting practices like leaf cutter ants or a...
by Asylumental
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Cohabitating 3 ant species together..
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Cohabitating 3 ant species together..

Hello, I'm from BC canada.. and I am new to this hobby. This study.. this interest. I was actually I aspired by AntsCanada on youtube... I clicked for the beetles but then watched hours of ants.. In my research to find what ant species I want to start with for my son and I, i of course wanted a real...