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Selling/Trading Ants in Canada!

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#1 Offline rbarreto - Posted July 24 2018 - 8:39 AM

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Well the time has finally come to admit I've caught way to many queens to handle. I will only add queens with workers so expect more to be added to this list in the coming days.

 

Shipping = $15 Minimum (Via Canada post, prices vary depending on location, shipping option)

Delivery = $10 (Only for Ottawa residents)

I am willing to trade for formicariums (in need)

 

Send me a pm if you're interested!

 

Camponotus pennsylvanicus (Only one queens left!)

One queen, 8-12 workers, housed in a test tube = $30

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Aphaenogaster picea 

I do have one more colony of these but I really do like them, I am willing to let them go but only for the right price.

One queen, 10-15 workers, housed in a test tube = $80

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Formica cf. incerta

One queen, 3-6 workers, housed in a glass test tube = $50

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Formica subsericea (Two Colonies available)

One queen, 5-10 workers, housed in a test tube = $35

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Formica glacialis

One queen 5-8 workers, housed in a test tube = $45

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Temnothorax curvispinosus

One queen, 1 worker, housed in an 85mm glass test tube = $50

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Tetramorium immigrans

Dual queen, 20-30 workers, housed in a test tube = $55

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Coming soon!

These are queens I have which will soon have workers, If you are interested in getting just the queen and brood send me a message and we can work something out.

Lasius americanus

Lasius neoniger

Camponotus novaeboracensis (SOLD!)


Edited by rbarreto, September 2 2018 - 7:17 AM.

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My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 


#2 Offline rbarreto - Posted August 9 2018 - 7:43 PM

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Updated!


My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 


#3 Offline sweetgrass - Posted August 10 2018 - 11:51 AM

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Am I correct in that ants can not be shipped?  I live in Alberta



#4 Offline rbarreto - Posted August 10 2018 - 11:58 AM

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Am I correct in that ants can not be shipped?  I live in Alberta

Nope, you are allowed to ship ants anywhere in Canada. You can even ship to other provinces.


Edited by rbarreto, August 10 2018 - 11:59 AM.

My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 


#5 Offline sweetgrass - Posted August 10 2018 - 12:40 PM

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I would be interested in purchasing a queen and brood or workers.  

I am a newbie.  What species might you suggest for  me?

I captured 2 formica queens - don't know exactly which type. Don't seem to be laying any eggs yet.  Caught July 21 and July 25

I just bought a camponotus herculeanus which my son is bringing to me today



#6 Offline Nare - Posted August 10 2018 - 12:52 PM

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Looks like they're selling fast. I'd love to find Aphaenogaster, do you have any tips for where and when you can find them? Or Crematogaster as well.


I keep termites - check them out! I've also made a guide...


#7 Offline rbarreto - Posted August 10 2018 - 2:21 PM

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I tend to only find Aphaenogaster colonies in forests and away from rural areas. Crematogasters are sort of a wild card. I see them everywhere but can't seem to find many queens. Other Canadian members seem to be finding them like crazy though.


My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 


#8 Offline Ikerrilove - Posted August 10 2018 - 3:57 PM

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If all of my queens manage to get workers, I'll be looking for a new homes for them so this is good to know. I think I may be in a little over my head with this many but I didn't think I could actually get any to survive so far a lot of them have made it to Nanitic stage. I may have to actually pay people to not laugh at my colorful test tubes instead of them paying me. Next year I'll be prepared but I got hooked on ants in late May and had to scramble.



#9 Offline rbarreto - Posted August 20 2018 - 4:04 PM

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Updated!


My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 


#10 Offline rbarreto - Posted September 1 2018 - 11:29 AM

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Just realized I can bump instead of posting "update".

My journal featuring:

Aphaenogaster picea

Lasius claviger

Lasius umbratus

Lasius sp. (black workers)

Lasius sp. (yellow/orange workers)

Formica pallidefulva (northern color form)

Prenolepis imparis

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Camponotus novaeboracensis

Temnothorax cf. curvispinosus

Tetramorium immigrans ( 2 polygynous, 1 monogynous)

 






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