How To Raise An Ant Colony

  • Published: 27 July 2016
  • A brief guide on how to look after a captive ant colony.


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    Written, narrated, filmed and edited by Jordan Dean.
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  • listen did you smell that

    thanks man you helped

    • Josh Capps
      Josh Capps  5 days back

      You rip off

      • risyl john serondo the legend is here

        Could you feed them superworms cutted

        • WorstCriticEver
          WorstCriticEver  6 days back

          This guy creeps me out

          • terra c
            terra c  7 days back

            After you move your colony from the old nest and wash it can you move your colony back into that nest ?

            • Ken Yang
              Ken Yang  1 weeks back


              • Dotsinki
                Dotsinki  1 weeks back

                How many army ants would I need to make a 88kg human male dissapear?

                • Cole P
                  Cole P  1 weeks back

                  I’m confused because the stuff you call honey is clear is that a special type of honey or something else?

                  • Animal Thug
                    Animal Thug  1 weeks back

                    AA!! trying to reach you~~ check this brand new ant keeping channel!b My Antics!

                    • Damian
                      Damian  2 weeks back

                      Great video ants australia!!

                      • Bob Bob
                        Bob Bob  2 weeks back

                        I’m making a colony to feed my dart frog as an absolute last resort food source incase I’m unable to acquire fruit flies for a few days. (At least that’s the excuse I used)

                        • Hunter Barlow
                          Hunter Barlow  3 weeks back


                          • Trexking Dinoboy
                            Trexking Dinoboy  3 weeks back

                            Cool vid did you get inspired by ants Canada

                            • Massing August
                              Massing August  3 weeks back

                              Best part! Feeding spiders and croaches cause God knows how much I hate them.

                              • holyse7en
                                holyse7en  3 weeks back

                                Proteins and carbs are important, but I'd juice up their diet with some HGH and creatine. Gotta make them gains bruh

                                • Lily-May Feist
                                  Lily-May Feist  4 weeks back

                                  Stop tryna be AntsCanada

                                  • Shane Bishop
                                    Shane Bishop  6 days back

                                    he would need to start dropping OMG every 2 seconds if he wanted to be AC :) Plenty of room for more ant channels in the YT world!

                                  • Something Something
                                    Something Something  3 weeks back

                                    Lily-May Feist his name doesn’t mean anything they are very different

                                  • Lily-May Feist
                                    Lily-May Feist  3 weeks back

                                    @Something Something Yeah I know i thought he was trying to be him cause of his channel name

                                  • Something Something
                                    Something Something  3 weeks back

                                    Lily-May Feist antscanada isn’t the only one who can make ant videos

                                • tHiccboy
                                  tHiccboy  4 weeks back

                                  What are the big head boys called at 11:50?

                                  • Shane Bishop
                                    Shane Bishop  6 days back

                                    I believe those are majors, and if so, they would be female. The only males in a colony are the winged alates that fly out once a year, mate, and then promptly die. It's a hard life, but somebody has to do it!

                                • andrew hay
                                  andrew hay  1 months back

                                  can I feed iridomormex bikneli nuts?

                                  • andrew hay
                                    andrew hay  1 months back

                                    can I feed polyrachis ants nuts?

                                    • Wallace Ngugi
                                      Wallace Ngugi  1 months back

                                      Thanks for the amazing videos. U r indeed patient and a true lover of ants.Love ur zeal

                                      • Lucas & Eliot 4 life
                                        Lucas & Eliot 4 life  1 months back

                                        I find this very relaxing to watch , its like watching ants life the movie <3

                                        • sand storm
                                          sand storm  1 months back

                                          "Humane" way of feeding your pet ants? Are you serious?

                                          • Shane Bishop
                                            Shane Bishop  6 days back

                                            Yeah, if you want to see the "other" way, look for the one where AntsCanada feeds them a live cockroach and the roach starts giving birth (natural reflex to being attacked, get the young out in hopes they survive). But only if you have a strong stomach...

                                        • solmoman
                                          solmoman  1 months back

                                          I like the calm casual way you are speaking. It's like you don't read from a script cos you know all this by heart, but you are doing something else in the meantime that is slightly distracting you

                                          • ANYTHING GOES
                                            ANYTHING GOES  1 months back

                                            *ANY NEW CHANNELS WANT SUB TO ME I WILL SUB BACK*

                                            • Scary Child
                                              Scary Child  1 months back

                                              RIP Spiderman

                                              • Alfredo Manago III
                                                Alfredo Manago III  1 months back

                                                Can i feed them filterd honey

                                                • DUST DOGS
                                                  DUST DOGS  1 months back

                                                  Literally didn't get to the part about mealworms till I sent it

                                                  • DUST DOGS
                                                    DUST DOGS  1 months back

                                                    I am stupid

                                                    • DUST DOGS
                                                      DUST DOGS  1 months back

                                                      What about buying the food?

                                                      • Corp Pogo
                                                        Corp Pogo  2 months back

                                                        If you do feed the ants chicken or fish do you need to cook it?

                                                        • Damar Parris
                                                          Damar Parris  2 months back

                                                          I own an ants nest in my yard

                                                          • Felix Storey
                                                            Felix Storey  2 months back


                                                            • RetardReap
                                                              RetardReap  2 months back

                                                              Your voice is so calming lmao it sounds weird but it's true

                                                              • Darlingvoncloud Aj
                                                                Darlingvoncloud Aj  2 months back

                                                                My old ants are ranch πŸ˜…

                                                              • bitchrestingface
                                                                bitchrestingface  2 months back

                                                                I prefer this channel to AntCanada. You need more subscribers!!

                                                                • Blixx
                                                                  Blixx  2 months back

                                                                  I want to feed them live bugs..that's part of the excitement isn't it?

                                                                  • M
                                                                    M  2 months back

                                                                    1. How do you moisture the nest and how much water do you use to do that?
                                                                    2. How often do you need to clean the nest?

                                                                    • ff04
                                                                      ff04  2 months back

                                                                      Wait you're road in Australia AND U RIPPED AN SPIDER APART

                                                                      • Heather Manton
                                                                        Heather Manton  2 months back

                                                                        So if u have energised ants u feed them sugar?

                                                                      • David Piggott
                                                                        David Piggott  2 months back

                                                                        Hi there really enjoyed this vid . U taught me a lot bout my starting an ant farm. I will be in touch if I have any queries. Thanks pal.

                                                                        • Tommy Chainsaw
                                                                          Tommy Chainsaw  2 months back

                                                                          4:08 you're spoiling them!

                                                                          • Zannoki Gaming
                                                                            Zannoki Gaming  2 months back

                                                                            teach me how to raise my children

                                                                            • Trinh Tran
                                                                              Trinh Tran  2 months back

                                                                              Or everyday i change and slowly reapeat th food like 5 day change and re do it again

                                                                              • Trinh Tran
                                                                                Trinh Tran  2 months back

                                                                                I put ham in it a very smal pieace on chop up

                                                                                • chicken nugget
                                                                                  chicken nugget  2 months back

                                                                                  What fruits can ants eat?

                                                                                  • Adelle Harrill
                                                                                    Adelle Harrill  2 months back

                                                                                    This helped me a lot. Thank you for making this video

                                                                                    • hunter brine
                                                                                      hunter brine  2 months back

                                                                                      How many eggs can an ant queen lay in one day

                                                                                      • Nanu ny
                                                                                        Nanu ny  2 months back

                                                                                        0:18 What kind of ants are on the right in the picture?