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Hello from Maine

Post: # 8585Post Water4
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:24 am

The wife says, "you should build an ant farm for Flathead". (5 year old grandson)
So it begins.
I bought test tubes, cotton balls, and a AC Omni Nest and started looking for queens.
I now have 6 test tube setups housing 6 Camponotus queens, of maybe a couple different species, with 2 to 12 or so eggs each.
Now I wait.

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Re: Hello from Maine

Post: # 8586Post Batspiderfish
Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:15 am

Ahh! Hello, fellow Mainer!
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.


Re: Hello from Maine

Post: # 8588Post nightxwolf88
Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:06 am

Pretty awesome you are bringing him right into true ant keeping :D

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