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Greetings, AC Family! This week, we watch our ant colonies feeding on their favourite food – honey! Learn about ants’ social stomachs and get updated on the latest news on our four ant colonies. Enjoy!

NEW VIDEO: Ants vs. Honey


Greetings AC Family, Watch what can happen when you break one of the basic golden rules of ant keeping. I attempted to mix two unrelated ant colonies together. This is usually not allowed in ant keeping because it inevitably leads to an ant war. In this video, I explain why […]

NEW VIDEO: An Ant War


Greetings AC Family, This week, we introduce you to our brand new ant colony of Odontomachus infandus, trap-jaw ants, a beautiful species native to the Philippines. We test to see what their feeding habits are like and show you how they behave differently than our other ants. We need your […]

NEW VIDEO: Check Out Our New Trap-Jaw Ant Colony!



Greetings AC Family, The Nuptial flights have begun in Northern Hemisphere! Hooray! This week to kick off the anting season we have a special treat! We sit down with Dr. Brian Fisher from the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and talk to him about discovering new ant species, […]

NEW VIDEO: How to Discover a New Ant Species


Greetings AC Family, This week we give you special access to a feeding session of our three ant colonies: the Golden Empire, the Fire Nation, and the Dark Knights, and on the menu tonight are their favourite food, i.e. cockroaches! We also announce our winner and runners up for our […]

NEW VIDEO: Feeding Cockroaches to Ants


Greetings AC Family, Ever think of eating an ant? This week we take a look at some juice-filled ants that native peoples have been eating for centuries. Honeypot ants are some of the most interesting ants in the world, and due to overwhelming requests to do a video about them, […]

NEW VIDEO: Honeypot Ants & Our AC Ant Love ...



Greetings AC Family, Look at what you did! The latest AntsCanada video featuring the “Golden Empire”, our Yellow Crazy Ants (Anoplolepis gracilipes) moving into a massive, planted terrarium hit #13 over the weekend on Youtube Trending, and also ranked in other foreign countries like Germany. Congratulations to us, AC Family […]

AntsCanada Youtube Video Hits #13 on Trending!


Greetings AC Family, We have an exciting video this week. The Golden Empire, our yellow crazy ants still battling with mites needed to be moved out of their current setup as per advice from ant-mite experts. You, the AC Family voted on our official Twitter for us to move them into […]

NEW VIDEO: Massive Ant Terrarium | Hacienda Del Dorado


Greetings AC Family, In this week’s video on the AC channel, we watch as the Fire Nation, our Red Tropical Fire ant colony, moves into the ‘Fire Palace’, a bin full of soil. This is the largest addition to their setup they have ever received. Watch the ants move in, […]

NEW VIDEO: Fire Ants Build Huge Ant Hills in a ...



Greetings, AC Family! Let’s face it! Nobody likes pest ants running loose in the home. Learn how to get rid of ants in your home in this week’s video about feral ants. We also take a closer look at what living with ants in the tropics is like, as we […]

NEW VIDEO: Feral Ants Loose In My Home | How ...