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by antscanada
Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Ant Glossary
Replies: 4
Views: 16776

Ant Glossary

A abdomen – includes the propodeum, petiole, and the gaster on an ant’s body [See also propodeum, petiole, and gaster] Acheta domestica- scientific name of the species of cricket commonly used in the pet trade as a feeder insect. They are commonly fed by ant keepers to ants. acrobat ant – ant belon...
by antscanada
Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: FAQ - Starting an Ant Colony
Replies: 1
Views: 9411

FAQ - Starting an Ant Colony

Hello Ant Lovers, Here are some of the most common questions we at AntsCanada receive pertaining to starting an ant colony. Hope these answers help! How do I start my Ant Colony? The best way to stock your new formicarium is to farm your own colony from a single queen ant captured in your area durin...
by antscanada
Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Ant Blog: Myrmecos.net
Replies: 1
Views: 2034

Ant Blog: Myrmecos.net

Hi guys, I thought I would go ahead and be the first to share a blog that I enjoy reading and from which I have learned heaps, from the one and only biologist and nature photographer Alex Wild. Check out his blog http://www.Myrmecos.net which has a lot of great ant posts as well as other biology-rel...
by antscanada
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: The AntsCanada Global Ant Nursery Project™
Replies: 61
Views: 106409

The AntsCanada Global Ant Nursery Project™

The AntsCanada Global Ant Nursery Project™ Our Project Objective To put it simply: We find you ant colonies with a queen to stock your formicariums with only locally caught and raised ant species. All over the world, we are constantly bringing together ant keepers (as well as ant keepers-to-be) wit...
by antscanada
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Want to join the AntsCanada Team?
Topic: Join the GAN Project: Sell your queens and ant colonies
Replies: 1
Views: 7214

Join the GAN Project: Sell your queens and ant colonies

Want to join the AntsCanada Team and become a GAN Farmer in your city? It is absolutely free to join and can be a great way to meet/help other ant keepers, as well as make some extra money doing something you already love doing. :D We are currently looking for enthusiastic ant keepers to join our gr...