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Is Anyone Willing to Sell Me Replacement Fungus?


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#1 Offline Ferox_Formicae - Posted May 24 2019 - 7:11 AM

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I am currently raising a colony of Trachymyrmex septentrionalis, and their fungus is quickly running out, as I didn't keep it at a good enough temperature and humidity within the first hours of their capture. Because of this, workers are starting to die off, and I fear that many more will die if they cannot sustain the little fungus they have. They are not yet in their final formicarium, as I need grout in order to complete it, which I will be getting this weekend. What I need though for the ants is replacement fungus. I don't need too much, probably only a fist sized amount would be sufficient, and it could be from pretty much any species of Attine, as Trachymyrmex are known to farm a few different species of fungus, but not fungus from Cyphomyrmex as they farm a form of yeast. So if anyone owns Atta or Acromyrmex or Trachymyrmex and they are willing to send me some replacement fungus, please PM me and let me know.


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#2 Online VenomousBeast - Posted May 24 2019 - 9:40 AM

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I'm going out to find some Trachies today. If I find one I can sent you some fungi?



-Haden Lee
Keeps:

NATIVE:  Stigmatomma pallipes-7  Formica integra-1   Tetramorium immigrans-1    Trachymyrmex sept. -6

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta-1

 

 

Extra: Savannah monitor lizard-1    Drywood termites-1 (ID Unknown)


#3 Offline Ferox_Formicae - Posted May 24 2019 - 9:43 AM

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I'm going out to find some Trachies today. If I find one I can sent you some fungi?

Yes please! I would find a nest myself, but this nest I've collected is the only one I've ever seen besides those two nest I saw on Hilton Head Island.


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#4 Online VenomousBeast - Posted May 24 2019 - 9:47 AM

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Alright! I'll let you know if I find some!!


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-Haden Lee
Keeps:

NATIVE:  Stigmatomma pallipes-7  Formica integra-1   Tetramorium immigrans-1    Trachymyrmex sept. -6

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta-1

 

 

Extra: Savannah monitor lizard-1    Drywood termites-1 (ID Unknown)


#5 Offline Ferox_Formicae - Posted May 24 2019 - 9:49 AM

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Alright! I'll let you know if I find some!!

Thank you so much!  :D


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#6 Online VenomousBeast - Posted May 24 2019 - 9:53 AM

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No problem! I'm always willing to help another anter in need!


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-Haden Lee
Keeps:

NATIVE:  Stigmatomma pallipes-7  Formica integra-1   Tetramorium immigrans-1    Trachymyrmex sept. -6

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta-1

 

 

Extra: Savannah monitor lizard-1    Drywood termites-1 (ID Unknown)





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