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#1 Offline hernunnos - Posted June 12 2018 - 7:40 PM

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I'm new to Anting in general, but I saw there were a few members in Phoenix, Az. I was wondering if anyone would be interested in meeting up to discuss ants and hang out.


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#2 Offline Rezzy - Posted June 16 2018 - 11:29 AM

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Ayyye buddy, Its raining today, nuptial flights are gonna happen, go catch your queens. I am fairly new to Ant keeping as well.


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#3 Offline Bryce - Posted June 16 2018 - 7:34 PM

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I'm in Phoenix. Catching them as we speak. How many you want? Everything seem to fly today with the rain. I filled up 70 test tubes. Never seen it like this. No rain for almost 200 days. It poured and bam everything is flying. I even got some trap jaw queens it's unreal tonight. I'm using a black light and sheet. If your looking for honeypot ants i got 30 mendax tonight. 10 Pogonomyrmex and 20 messor. And a bunch of more common types.If you strike out let me know.

Edited by Bryce, June 16 2018 - 7:46 PM.

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#4 Offline Rezzy - Posted June 17 2018 - 2:32 PM

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WOw 70?! that's crazy! 



#5 Offline littlebandicoot - Posted June 18 2018 - 10:49 PM

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I'm very new as well to ant keeping. this is my first year.

It is crazy where I'm at as well. 30 miles south of Tucson. I got 5 different species and one is also a trap jaw. we got rain 2 days ago and everything is swarming tonight. 


Edited by littlebandicoot, June 18 2018 - 10:51 PM.

Ants being kept:
Odontomachus clarus Journal
Formica wheeleri 
Camponotus fragilis 
Camponotus festinatus
Novomessor albisetosus
Pogonomyrmex sp. (no ID yet) 
Pheidole Xerophila 
 
 
 
 
Other inverts:
Aphonopelma johnnycashi (Dwarf Tarantula, New Species)
Kukulcania arizonica (Black Hole Spider)

#6 Offline Dan-R-phx - Posted October 23 2018 - 11:13 AM

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@bryce.....afternoon bryce,  I work with a construction company here in phoenix,  we are looking to create a custom-sih ant farm here at our office and are looking to purchase a queen and colony.  Please let me know if you would be interested in helping out.  Thank you.


I'm in Phoenix. Catching them as we speak. How many you want? Everything seem to fly today with the rain. I filled up 70 test tubes. Never seen it like this. No rain for almost 200 days. It poured and bam everything is flying. I even got some trap jaw queens it's unreal tonight. I'm using a black light and sheet. If your looking for honeypot ants i got 30 mendax tonight. 10 Pogonomyrmex and 20 messor. And a bunch of more common types.If you strike out let me know.

 

 

@bryce.....afternoon bryce,  I work with a construction company here in phoenix,  we are looking to create a custom-sih ant farm here at our office and are looking to purchase a queen and colony.  Please let me know if you would be interested in helping out.  Thank you.



#7 Offline DaveJay - Posted October 24 2018 - 7:47 AM

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Hi, tagging doesn't work on this forum so sending a pm or checking the market section for an ad by the member may work better for you.




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