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The Ultimate Ant Keeping Handbook™ E-Book

$ 20.00

The Ultimate Ant Keeping Handbook™ E-Book is an all-you-need-to-know resource for those wanting to get into the ant keeping hobby. It has all you need to know about ants, ant keeping, and necessary ant equipment. It even has bonus chapters Care sheets Listing by Species and Glossary.

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The Ultimate Ant Keeping Handbook™ E-Book is an all-you-need-to-know resource for those wanting to get into the ant keeping hobby. It has all you need to know about ants, ant keeping, and necessary ant equipment. It even has bonus chapters Care sheets Listing by Species and Glossary. Below is a list of the handbook’s contents:

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Ants
Prehistory and Evolution of Ants
Myrmecology and Classification
Ant Biology
Stages of life
Caste System
Reproduction

Chapter 2: The History of Ant Keeping
Uncle Milton Industries, Inc
Europe
AntsCanada

Chapter 3: Pet Research
Is a pet ant colony right for you?
Online Resources

Chapter 4: Setup
Ant Keeping Gear
The Formicarium
Upright Dirt Nests
Gelfarms (Warning!!!)
Plaster Nests
Cork Nests
AAC Nests
Habitat Nests™
The Basin
Basic Glass or Plastic Aquarium Basin
Habitat Outworld™
Additional supplies

Chapter 5: It All Starts With A Queen
Nuptial Flights
Monogyny vs Polygyny, Pleometrosis vs Oligogyny
Social Parasites
Researching the Species In Your Area
Queen Ant Hunting Tips

Chapter 6: The Colony Founding Process
The Test Tube Setup
The Two Methods of Colony Founding
Fully Claustral Ant Species
Semiclaustral Ant Species
Warmth
Unmated Queens
Signs Your Queen Has Mated
Egg-laying and Colony Founding Timeline
Brood Boosting
Feeding the Growing Colony
Changing dried out or moldy test tubes
When to Move The Queen and Colony into a Formicarium
Techniques to Encourage the Move
Polymorphism and Alates

Chapter 7: Feeding Your Colony and Ant Nutrition
Protein
Carbohydrate
Water

Chapter 8: The Right Ant Environment
Moisture and Humidity
Heating

Chapter 9: Annual Hibernation
Why Hibernate Ant Colonies
When to Start and End Hibernation
How to Hibernate

Chapter 10: Nest Cycling and Hygiene
Cycling Nests Every Few Years
Keeping your Ants Free of Parasites

Chapter 11: Conservation, Preservation, and Education
How People Can Save Ants
Myrmecology and Websites

*Also includes BONUS Chapters!!!

Chapter 12: Care sheets Listing by Species (Detailed care sheets for specific ant species!!!)
Chapter 13: Glossary (A complete list of ant-related terminology)

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