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#1 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 1 2021 - 2:23 PM

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Message me for additional information regarding the species listed

 

Shipping available ($8.75) (CA only)

 

Trades accepted (Customer pays shipping fee)

 

$25 minimum order

 

Venmo & PayPal accepted 

 

More ants coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

Ants For Sale 

(California Only)

 

 

 

Camponotus vicinus

 

Common name: Carpenter ant

Size: Medium-large

Speed of development: 2-4 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $15 (0 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $25 (1 AVAILABLE)

 

*Pics coming soon*

 

Lasius sp. 

 

Common name: ?

Size: Tiny-small

Speed of development: 2-3 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $10 (1 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $15 (COMING SOON!)

 

*Pics coming soon*

 

Monomorium sp. 

 

Common name: Little black ant

Size: Tiny

Speed of development: 2-3 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $8 (0 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $15 (0 AVAILABLE)

 

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Pheidole navigans

 

Common name: Big headed ant

Size: Small

Speed of development: 2-3 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $13 (0 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $20 (0 AVAILABLE)

 

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Pogonomyrmex californicus

 

Common name: The California harvester ant

Size: Medium

Speed of development: 3-4 weeks

Stinging/biting: Yes

Hibernation: No

Diet: As harvester ants, they love seeds such as blue grass, poppy, and dandelion seeds. They also will eat occasional insects. 

 

Queen only- Larvae/Pupae- $8 (3 AVAILABLE)

5 Queens- Larvae/Pupae- $25 (1 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $20 (1 AVAILABLE)

 

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Tetramorium immigrans

 

Common name: Pavement ant

Size: Small

Speed of development: 2-3 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $10 (3 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $15 (2 AVAILABLE)

 

*Pics coming soon*

 

Tapinoma sessile

 

Common name: Odorous house ant

Size: Small

Speed of development: 2-3 weeks

Stinging/biting: No

Hibernation: No

Diet: Will eat lots of foods, such as honey/syrup, nectar, apple, insects, etc.

 

Queen only- $5 (0 AVAILABLE)

Queen & 1-10 workers- $10 (0 AVAILABLE)

 

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FLASH DEAL(S)

 

1x 3 queen Pogonomyrmex californicus- Pupae

1x Camponotus vicinus- 1-10 workers

1x Lasius sp.- Larvae

3x Tetramorium immigrans- 25-40 workers

 

$60 shipped 

 

 

                   


Edited by PetsNotPests, September 21 2021 - 4:59 PM.

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Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#2 Offline AntsLA-1 - Posted July 1 2021 - 4:51 PM

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Hey, looking into the Pheidole. Glad to see someone is selling them in my area!


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Ants are cute, that's that.

 

 

Currently Keeping:

 

Camponotus Vicinus (low altitude) x2

Pogonomyrmex Californicus

 


#3 Offline ReignofRage - Posted July 1 2021 - 4:54 PM

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Looks good, also the spceis name shouldn't be capitalized just the genus. ;)


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#4 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 1 2021 - 4:58 PM

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Hey, looking into the Pheidole. Glad to see someone is selling them in my area!

Got plenty of em'! Only listing 2 at the moment, but i'll list the others when they get workers. 


Looks good, also the spceis name shouldn't be capitalized just the genus. ;)

Fixed it. 


Edited by PetsNotPests, August 10 2021 - 4:41 PM.

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Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#5 Offline AntsLA-1 - Posted July 2 2021 - 6:16 PM

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Are the Pheidole still available?


Ants are cute, that's that.

 

 

Currently Keeping:

 

Camponotus Vicinus (low altitude) x2

Pogonomyrmex Californicus

 


#6 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 2 2021 - 6:18 PM

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I have a few more queens, PM me if you are interested. 


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#7 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 5 2021 - 6:38 AM

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Pheidole californica sold


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#8 Offline AntsLA-1 - Posted July 7 2021 - 7:23 AM

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Edited by AntsLA-1, July 7 2021 - 7:24 AM.

Ants are cute, that's that.

 

 

Currently Keeping:

 

Camponotus Vicinus (low altitude) x2

Pogonomyrmex Californicus

 


#9 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 10 2021 - 6:40 AM

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Prices lowered. Queens starting at $8. 


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#10 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 12 2021 - 7:57 AM

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Pheidole californica added. Starting at $13.


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#11 Offline jeffpbalderston - Posted July 12 2021 - 1:01 PM

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Pics of Pheidole?
Never mind....
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#12 Offline Antman2817 - Posted July 14 2021 - 9:19 AM

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Do you have any Pheidole californica available?

#13 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 14 2021 - 12:03 PM

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Do you have any Pheidole californica available?

Yes, 1 available.


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Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#14 Offline NickAnter - Posted July 14 2021 - 12:10 PM

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That is Ph. navigans, not californica. ;)


Edited by NickAnter, July 14 2021 - 12:12 PM.

Species being kept:

 

Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis "plebeius", Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis sp., Solenopsis xyloni, Solenopsis amblychila, Camponotus vicinus, Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Pheidole navigans, Nylanderia vividula, Aphaenogaster occidentalis, Temnothorax rudis, Temnothorax cf. nitens, Pogonomyrmex californicus, and Strumigenys membranifera

 

People are stupid. It explains a lot...


#15 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 14 2021 - 3:04 PM

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That is Ph. navigans, not californica. ;)

Updated. 


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Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#16 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 14 2021 - 3:06 PM

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LIMITED TIME DEAL: ***DISCOUNT IF BUYER CREATES JOURNAL ON PURCHASED QUEENS/COLONIES***


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#17 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted July 15 2021 - 11:40 AM

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Pheidole navigans sold. Prices lowered. 


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#18 Offline AntsLA-1 - Posted July 28 2021 - 3:13 PM

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How long until the Pogonomyrmex get workers?


Edited by AntsLA-1, July 28 2021 - 3:19 PM.

Ants are cute, that's that.

 

 

Currently Keeping:

 

Camponotus Vicinus (low altitude) x2

Pogonomyrmex Californicus

 


#19 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted August 2 2021 - 3:52 PM

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How long until the Pogonomyrmex get workers?

Not very long. I caught these queens in late June, and have been heating them at 90 degrees. I'd estimate workers in 15-20 days max. 


Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 


#20 Offline PetsNotPests - Posted August 24 2021 - 6:26 AM

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SHOP UPDATE: 

 

Monomorium sp. added. Starting at $8. 

 

Some Pogonomyrmex are getting pupae. 


Edited by PetsNotPests, August 24 2021 - 6:27 AM.

Ants are Pets, not Pests. 

 

-Camponotus sansabeanus

-Camponotus US-CA02

-Camponotus vicinus

-Formica podzolica

-Monomorium spp.

-Pogonomyrmex californicus

-Solenopsis spp. 

 






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