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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

Here is where you can post your ant keeping journals.

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Ant Care Sheets

All information relevant to finding and properly caring for a given species of ant.

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Ant Keeping Guide for Beginners

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General Anting

All discussion related to myrmecological observations and sightings, nuptial flights, and ant collecting.

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Ant ID Requests

Here is where you can post your ant identification requests.

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Queen Ant Spotting/Mating Chart

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Off-Topic ID Requests

Here is where you can post your non-ant identification requests.

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Off-Topic Journals

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

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