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Nurbs Ant Adoption (Los Angeles, CA)

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#1 Offline nurbs - Posted August 17 2016 - 3:05 PM

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PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING

 

No shipping. Buyers must live in CA and be within 200 miles of Los Angeles CA (and also willing to drive here) to be eligible to purchase.

 

All colonies are native to CA and come in a standard test tube setup or a "pencil case" formicarium unless otherwise specified. A detailed CARE SHEET is also sent along with the species purchased.

 

If you have questions regarding any of the species, please ask.

 

Just to keep this listing sync'ed with the GAN Farmers page, you can also go there for latest pricing and info:

 

http://www.antscanada.com/queen-ants-for-sale/

 

PRICING and LISTING is under United States -> California -> Los Angeles

 

10% discount with purchase of $500 or more

 

  • Species: Veromessor andrei
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-6 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: COMING SOON!
  • # of Colonies: 10
  • Species: Veromessor andrei (Medium, dark maroon to black, harvester ants)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 100+ workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $175 USD
  • # of Colonies: 1
  • Species: Camponotus vicinus (very large, red)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 10+ workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $90 USD
  • # of Colonies: 8
  • Species: Genuine Camponotus quercicola (very large queen and workers)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 10+ workers with with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $100 USD
  • # of Colonies: 1
  • Species: Novomessor cockerelli (large to very large, dark maroon to black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $60 USD
  • # of Colonies: 15
  • Species: Polygynous Camponotus clarithorax 2 to 5 queens (medium, dark red to black)
  • Colony Size: Multiple Queen and workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: COMING SOON!
  • # of Colonies: 5
  • Species: Camponotus laevigatus (very large, shiny black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 7-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $80 USD
  • # of Colonies: 4
  • Species: Camponotus modoc (very large, dark red legs, matte black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 7-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $80 USD
  • # of Colonies: 7
  • Species: Camponotus modoc (very large, dark red legs, matte black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-5 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $50 USD
  • # of Colonies: 9
  • Species: Veromessor pergandei
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $70 USD
  • # of Colonies: 10
  • Species: Camponotus vicinus (very large, black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $60 USD
  • # of Colonies: 3
  • Species: Novomessor cockerelli (large to very large, dark maroon to black)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 15+ workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom Formicarium
  • Price: $100 USD
  • # of Colonies: 5
  • Species: Veromessor pergandei (polygnous 2-4 queens, medium, shiny black, harvester ants)
  • Colony Size: 2-4 Queens and workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: COMING SOON!
  • # of Colonies: 5
  • Species: Camponotus vicinus (very large, red)
  • Colony Size: Queen and 5-10 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $70 USD
  • # of Colonies: 7
  • Species: Camponotus laevigatus
  • Colony Size: Queen and 2-6 workers with detailed CARE SHEET
  • Housing: Custom formicarium
  • Price: $50 USD
  • # of Colonies: 7

 

 

Please check out my YOUTUBE for what many of the species look like. 


Edited by nurbs, June 8 2018 - 11:20 AM.

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#2 Offline Alza - Posted August 17 2016 - 5:53 PM

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Is anything else going up for sale?


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#3 Offline nurbs - Posted August 17 2016 - 6:19 PM

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I may have some Camponotus modocs Alza. 



#4 Offline drtrmiller - Posted August 18 2016 - 2:21 PM

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Man what photos! Pay attention, people—focal vignetting, contrast, perfectly centered lighting.

I also like that you're not giving them away. Very reasonable prices, considering the quality of specimens.


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#5 Online dspdrew - Posted August 18 2016 - 5:57 PM

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Well he is a professional photographer. :lol:


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#6 Offline SanBernardino909 - Posted August 31 2016 - 5:39 PM

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Any pictures of the componotus Modoc?

#7 Offline nurbs - Posted September 3 2016 - 1:17 PM

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Any pictures of the componotus Modoc?

 

Were you interested in purchasing Modocs? May have two available.


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#8 Offline nurbs - Posted September 3 2016 - 8:36 PM

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Thinking about selling two my my M. Navajos as well if there is interest.



#9 Offline SanBernardino909 - Posted September 5 2016 - 4:03 PM

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As much as I would love to;your prices are too steep for me. 😣

#10 Offline nurbs - Posted September 7 2016 - 2:26 PM

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UPDATED original post. Sold a few colonies and added Modoc and Navajo pics.

 

Only Vicinus and Modocs available as of this post.



#11 Offline nurbs - Posted September 11 2016 - 2:33 AM

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Sold one C. modoc, one left.

 

Also one C. vicinus left as of this post.



#12 Offline nurbs - Posted September 28 2016 - 6:42 PM

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Sold C. Vicinus.

 

One colony left for this season - C. modoc.

 

May have some P. rugosus and L. alienus, but have not decided if I should sell them yet.


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#13 Offline nurbs - Posted October 23 2016 - 2:25 AM

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Sold the last C. modoc listed.

 

Due to demand I will add another colony of C. modocs for $135 with a minimum of 11 workers.



#14 Offline nurbs - Posted October 30 2016 - 2:22 PM

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Last C. Modocs sold! Thanks for playing. I'll collect a lot more next season.


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#15 Offline Solenoqueen - Posted October 30 2016 - 10:39 PM

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Nurbs where did you find all of those ants? I have absolutely no way to find any around me...here in SoCal :(


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#16 Offline jasond1979 - Posted October 30 2016 - 10:58 PM

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Nurb pleasure meeting you today, hope to do business with you in the future. The quality of the ants were outstanding.
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#17 Offline Markesp83 - Posted October 31 2016 - 9:19 AM

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He does i got colony from him also and they are doing well drew has some good ones too i got a few from him. I just think its weird that as a beekeeper i can find all these people that sell queens and colonies no problem all kinds of of different types of Queens yet there's only a tiny handful of people that sell and queens why are they so scarce It took me years to find drew and nurbs ???
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#18 Offline Markesp83 - Posted October 31 2016 - 9:20 AM

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I meant ant queens not and queens sorry about that

#19 Offline nurbs - Posted October 31 2016 - 4:47 PM

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Thanks everyone. Was great meeting you guys too - I'm happy the ants found good homes and caretakers.

 

Solenoqueen - CA has a diverse range of ant species. Some can be found in the deserts and some high up in the mountains. Drew has a posting on this forum that has a listing of when and where certain species fly here in CA. You should check it out.


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#20 Offline Foogoo - Posted October 31 2016 - 7:51 PM

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Nurbs where did you find all of those ants? I have absolutely no way to find any around me...here in SoCal :(

 

What part of Socal are you? They're around, just have to know where to look!


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