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#1 Offline ZllGGY - Posted June 22 2018 - 8:21 AM

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Just trying to do some R&D on a potential business idea that I'd like to start & was curious about how interested the people in the neighboring states would be?


Colonies:

 

Founding:

Camponotus cf. Modoc

Camponotus cf. Herculeanus

 

Dream Ants:

 

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#2 Offline Waganga - Posted June 22 2018 - 10:12 AM

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Colorado here, but... I'm confused. What exactly is your business idea?



#3 Offline Miles - Posted June 22 2018 - 10:38 AM

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Hello from Montana. This post is light on the details which would be necessary for a substantive conversation on the topic.


Edited by Miles, June 22 2018 - 10:38 AM.

Hi, I'm Miles! I study ants, environmental science, political science, and science communication at Montana State University in Bozeman. I've been keeping ants for nearly a decade and I'm passionate about conservation and public service.

 

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#4 Offline T.C. - Posted June 22 2018 - 10:41 AM

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Not much money in insects at all. I used to make good money on arachnids.

#5 Offline ZllGGY - Posted June 22 2018 - 2:59 PM

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so an insectarium is a "zoo" that is all about the insects and it would have displays of many insects ranging from things like spiders, mantids, beetles, even local ants. Mostly an educational type thing but also tossing around the idea of breeding all the insects i would be keeping. Also look into giving the people who come a chance to feed some of the insects. There isn't a whole lot to give right now as i've just only thought about doing something like this this past week and just in the super pre stages of R&D for it. figured since this is the only insect community I'm involved in i guessed your opinions and ideas would be the best help?


Colonies:

 

Founding:

Camponotus cf. Modoc

Camponotus cf. Herculeanus

 

Dream Ants:

 

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#6 Offline ZllGGY - Posted June 28 2018 - 6:41 AM

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Also more to go with my idea that if i am able to successfully breed all the insects and arachnids that i would have that i would also like to offer the ability to patrons the chance to buy something they like as a pet then they have that option. Also maybe trying to work with certain university schools to allow some students to come and do research that they need to do. Any kind of input would be greatly appreciated :)


Colonies:

 

Founding:

Camponotus cf. Modoc

Camponotus cf. Herculeanus

 

Dream Ants:

 

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#7 Offline ZllGGY - Posted August 9 2018 - 6:41 PM

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So i may be considering moving this en-devour down to Colorado where there is a higher population then Wyoming. Also don't know the general interest of everyone who lives around that area, but that could be due to my lack of clarification of what exactly my vision was as even over these couple of weeks i have kind of gotten a better idea about the type of service i would like to provide for everyone.


Colonies:

 

Founding:

Camponotus cf. Modoc

Camponotus cf. Herculeanus

 

Dream Ants:

 

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#8 Offline Major - Posted August 9 2018 - 6:57 PM

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Sounds great! If it weren't so far I would have definitely came.
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