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by Antsanyone
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: Another GAN farmer in Ohio?
Replies: 3
Views: 1965

Re: Another GAN farmer in Ohio?

To answer your question, YES! I live in Ohio and would very much like to see another GAN farmer. Also, have you seen the Ohio antkeeping site?
https://www.********.com/
Check it out, it's pretty neat. :)
by Antsanyone
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: A Tale of Two Nanitics
Replies: 3
Views: 1586

A Tale of Two Nanitics

So, I've got this colony of a Camponotus sp. that I've had for about three years now. This is my first queen who is still alive (and coincidentally, my first queen). The first summer she laid a lot of eggs, but only got two nanitics out of the batch (I assume some of these were trophic eggs, but the...
by Antsanyone
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Camponotus queens caught all died a strange death
Replies: 5
Views: 2602

Re: Camponotus queens caught all died a strange death

I had caught a Camponotus queen once (not the one I currently have) that seemed to be doing well, then she suddenly died. I didn't throw out her test tube setup right away, though, and when I came back a week or so later, there were a ton of tiny gnat larvae in there, crawling around and pupating. I...
by Antsanyone
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Monomorium Minimum
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

Re: Monomorium Minimum

I would also let you know, M. minimum queens only live for about a year or two, so your colony would only last about that long. Also, they are impossible to keep contained... I speak from experience... the workers like investigating sneakers, as it turns out. :roll:
by Antsanyone
Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books on Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 1777

Re: Books on Ants

I highly suggest Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed With Them by David MacNeal. It's not entirely on ants, but it has a nice chapter about them, and the rest of the book is fascinating as well.