Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

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kingTJ

Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 11746Post kingTJ
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:32 pm

Hi!

Is anyone from the Greater Vancouver Area?
I'm looking to find any ant keepers in my area.

Thanks,
TJ

Geffbro
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 15684Post Geffbro
Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:23 pm

Yo, im in vancouver also, just started this year by catching a tetramorium queen.

There isnt much to do right now but come spring i hope we can coordinate ant sightings and find out which parks have which ant species! I would really like to have carpenter ants too because I hear they are huge.

LordEnwar
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 35925Post LordEnwar
Mon May 14, 2018 1:26 pm

I just stumbled across this and was wondering if that sightings thread ever took off? I know it's 2 years later, but I just caught a Camponotus sp. in Richmond a couple blocks from the Ikea near the river. There's definitely a nest nearby because I've seen one or two workers.

Does anyone know if that's far enough away from the colony? M'lady still has her wings on and I feel like I should just release her back into the gene pool.

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antnest8
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 35953Post antnest8
Tue May 15, 2018 5:50 am

if she is not near the entrance she should be fine :)

susanl
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 61559Post susanl
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:27 pm

Just started my own colonies. Camponotus, Tetramorium, Lasius, and 1 very young colony of fired ants.

Hawkeye
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 61586Post Hawkeye
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:30 pm

LordEnwar wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 1:26 pm
I just stumbled across this and was wondering if that sightings thread ever took off? I know it's 2 years later, but I just caught a Camponotus sp. in Richmond a couple blocks from the Ikea near the river. There's definitely a nest nearby because I've seen one or two workers.

Does anyone know if that's far enough away from the colony? M'lady still has her wings on and I feel like I should just release her back into the gene pool.
You might be interested in joining our little Camponotus Crew (see the link in my signature) Eager to compare notes with you on the progress of your colony!

cheetawolf
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Re: Ant Farmers in Vancouver, BC?

Post: # 61599Post cheetawolf
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:30 pm

im from richmond so close enough hehe
yay for ants!

keeping
6x lasius niger/americanus

12x tetramorium immigrans

1x formica podzolica

searching for
camponotus sp

GAN farmer in richmond BC

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