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#21 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted October 7 2020 - 6:56 AM

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UPDATE! 10/7

Tetramorium increase in workers.


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#22 Offline AntsDakota - Posted October 7 2020 - 2:24 PM

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Species Status: Semi-Invasive(do not release)

I don't think that's a thing. They're just plain invasive.


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#23 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted October 7 2020 - 6:19 PM

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#24 Offline KitsAntVa - Posted October 8 2020 - 8:56 AM

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I believe they are considered semi invasive since they are actually native to america, but despite that no one should release them because they kill whatever ants aren't strong enough to defend themselves, Lasius, Winter ants, and others.


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#25 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted October 8 2020 - 9:48 AM

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i think i will leave it as semi-invasive, as they do not invade other ants nests


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#26 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted November 9 2020 - 8:11 AM

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Update 11/09

1 of the tetramorium queens is not fertile, so reduced the number of tetras available. 1 colony is doing really good though, with around 15 workers and foraging like crazy. i will give them an outworld soon. i might raise the price back to $10 on that colony.


Edited by Ants_Dakota, November 9 2020 - 12:12 PM.

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#27 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted November 10 2020 - 7:59 AM

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Update 11/10

updated tetramorium pictures. changed the price of colony 1.


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#28 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted November 19 2020 - 12:40 PM

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Update 11/19

I have updated this to my journal, as i feel like AntsDakota should have his own shop if he wants one.


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#29 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted December 3 2020 - 2:57 PM

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Note where i live they are a full fledged invasive sp


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1X Pogonomyrmex occidentalis 40-50 Workers

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#30 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted December 3 2020 - 3:05 PM

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Note where i live they are a full fledged invasive sp

they are invasive here as well, but they are an easy species to keep for beginners, so i am trying to offer them all that i can.


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#31 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted December 3 2020 - 3:08 PM

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next year I'm gonna try a 2Q colony, and a 3Q colony


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#32 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted December 3 2020 - 3:16 PM

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next year I'm gonna try a 2Q colony, and a 3Q colony

with immigrans, that does not work. they will kill each other after the first workers.


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#33 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted December 7 2020 - 7:02 PM

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Tetramorium number increase! i now have 3 colonies available!


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#34 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted December 20 2020 - 5:59 PM

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Update 12/20

Now added Lasius americanus!


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#35 Offline AntsDakota - Posted December 30 2020 - 2:36 PM

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I bought one of the Tetramorium colonies for an olygny experiment with my larger colony. 


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#36 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted December 30 2020 - 4:54 PM

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I bought one of the Tetramorium colonies for an olygny experiment with my larger colony. 

yes! Thank you for purchasing! Hopefully the experiment works out!


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#37 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted June 17 2021 - 3:23 PM

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And i am back! With an Updated shop! The myrmica did not work out, sadly. i am not sure how to raise those things... tetramorium were just getting a little big for my want, and with as little buyers in SD, i didn't want to be saddled with them for too long... and lasius died/excaped.  But camponotus! i do still have that. hopefully i will get pics soon!


Edited by Ants_Dakota, June 17 2021 - 3:24 PM.

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#38 Offline ANTdrew - Posted June 18 2021 - 2:42 AM

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Nice! You’re back!
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#39 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted June 18 2021 - 1:55 PM

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Nice! You’re back!

hopefully! i am still into ants, that is for sure!


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