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New ant enthusiast Bellflower California

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#1 Offline TheMadHatter - Posted July 30 2021 - 9:32 AM



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Looking to buy a queen to start a fresh new colony for me and my 3 yearold daughter. Were totally new to this and csn use the help thank you in advance.
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#2 Offline Tyr_Ants - Posted July 30 2021 - 7:11 PM


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I have a few pogonomyrmex calfiornicus queens (single) for 3$ per queen! Also if you are Interested in buying any colonies check out my shop👇

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#3 Offline KadinB - Posted July 30 2021 - 7:28 PM


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I have tetramorium immigrans which is a great starter species that can't sting and grow fast. They are 3$ each. I also have pogonomyrmex californicus queens with 2-5 workers for 15$ each but there stings do hurt.


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#4 Offline B_rad0806 - Posted July 30 2021 - 9:10 PM


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I have small Camponotus colonies for sale which are excellent for and are very easy. They are also very cheap. I would really recommend them. Click here for shop

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#5 Offline ZTYguy - Posted July 30 2021 - 9:41 PM


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I have a small Solenopsis xyloni colony for sale. Great beginners, but would suggest any vendor who has posted here already.
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#6 Offline AlexLebedev - Posted July 31 2021 - 4:30 PM


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id reccomend getting colonies of camponotus or tetramorium great starter species

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What i am keeping Brachymyrmex patagonicus 1 worker x5 tetramorium immigrans 10 workers x2 lasius crypticus 5 workers Pheidole californica 6 queens150~ workers 10-30 majors, Formica argentea 10~ W



What I've kept crematogaster sp pheidole californica camponotus vicinus high elev, dumetorum,laevigatus, prenolepis imparis, pogonomyrmex californicus and subnitidus and californicus, veromessor andrei, camponotus sayi, hypoponera opacior ,Liometopum occidentale solnopsis molesta group, solenopsis xyloni.

#7 Offline ExponentMars - Posted August 1 2021 - 3:45 PM


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I'd recommend you get camponotus because they are easy to care for, easy to observe (they are pretty big ants), and can't sting 

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Crematogaster sp., Camponotus Ca02, Tetramorium Immigrans
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