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General discussion related to ants and myrmecology.

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General Ant Keeping

All discussion related to formicaria, ant diet & nutrition, captivity conditions, and supplies & materials.

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Ant Keeping Journals

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Ant Care Sheets

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Ant Keeping Guide for Beginners

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Queen Ant Spotting/Mating Chart

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A place for buying, selling, and trading of all ant keeping and myrmecology related items.

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