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by Gradyleb
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Id Please
Replies: 1
Views: 624

Re: Id Please

Man, those pictures are hard to work with. I can't see anything from the first or third. The second one I can make out an outline and have a few ideas, but it's hard to tell. Can you describe them?
by Gradyleb
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Can I intro a queen to colony without one
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Re: Can I intro a queen to colony without one

I'm not as familiar with trap jaws as other types of ants, but since very few species of ants are polygynous and even fewer are open to meld colonies I would say that it's probably best not to introduce them to each other. If you introduce her to them they will very likely kill her, best to just let...
by Gradyleb
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Guys, What Species Is The Best For A First Colony?
Replies: 11
Views: 2272

Re: Guys, What Species Is The Best For A First Colony?

Probably not the best idea but I like the idea of trial by fire and it's how I got started. So I started off with Red Imported Fire Ants(RIFA), mostly because it was the most readily available species in my area(and most areas), and so many things went wrong. 1) They're readily available. I was able...