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by Nubster
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: West Virginia Ant keepers? When to look for queens?
Replies: 1
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West Virginia Ant keepers? When to look for queens?

I'd like to find a queen to start a colony. I'm in eastern WV...when do the various ant species start to fly? I'm looking to possibly start a carpenter ant colony and/or the black garden ant (Lasius niger). I figure the garden ant would be easy to find under a rock...I see them often in our flower g...
by Nubster
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Hello from West Virginia, USA!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Hello from West Virginia, USA!!!!

Thinking about joining the wonderful and interesting world of ant keeping. Likely going to start with something local...I'd love to find myself a mated queen. I just need to research and find out when the various ants in my area are flying. Is there a list/resource that I might be able to check out ...