War vs. Pharaoh Ants

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  • Published: 25 November 2017
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    A war has been waged against one of the most notorious pest ants in the entire world: pharaoh ants! Today we embark on a mission to eliminate a colony of pharaoh ants that have broken into my home and into our ant farm terrarium, where they endanger our pet ants, the Titans (Marauder ants, Carebara diversa). Watch how I deal with the pests in a way that is eco-friendly and pesticide-free.

    What we discover about pharaoh ants in this video will blow your mind, and just a hint: the ending will surprise you! Enjoy!

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    Informational references:
    http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/ants/pharaoh_ant.htm
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharaoh_ant
    https://lifehacker.com/5835163/kill-bugs-with-diatomaceous-earth

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  • Ball
    Ball  2 years back

    When you your lizard dies so you convert it into an ant terrarium but the ants the were planned to move in there are killed by ants that live outside of a setup so you decide to move another colony in but they disappear for an extensive period of time so you move another colony in but they escape so you have to take them out, but then the ants that disappeared return but also a snake that eats ant babies is in the tank and it reproduces asexually so you have to find it and take it out, hoping to get revenge on the ants that killed the original colony that was going to move in but the snake dies, so you just go on and try and see if the ants that are in the terrarium are doing well and you discover that secretly a huge amount of them are living underground but then a savage supercolony breaks in and takes in all the food so you put death chalk around the terrarium before trapping and enslaving the invaders.

  • George Rodriguez
    George Rodriguez  1 days back

    Black ants should be name black panthers ants

    • ProspectingRon 2.0
      ProspectingRon 2.0  2 days back

      Call the Pharaoh ants, The Rovers...?

      • Jae
        Jae  2 days back

        What if a fellow neighbor was keeping the pharoah ants? 😂

        • Yana & Sheen vlog
          Yana & Sheen vlog  2 days back

          Egypt warriors

          • Marie Tomlinson
            Marie Tomlinson  2 days back

            Hey you should start an ant war with two different colonies

            • Michael Newman
              Michael Newman  3 days back

              Lol I'm just imagining you hiring a exterminator to get rid of the Pharoah ants and he comes into your house and sees all the others you keep.

              • Michael Newman
                Michael Newman  3 days back

                I want to see the fire nation vs Pharoah ants.

                • Seven F
                  Seven F  4 days back

                  To be honest I think the fire Nation is completely safe, there numbers are huge!

                  • Galaxy
                    Galaxy  4 days back

                    7:56 that’s exactly what I thought when I saw those😂

                  • Sam Thompson
                    Sam Thompson  4 days back

                    I'm very I'm pressed by your inventiveness

                    • Jake Meng HOR
                      Jake Meng HOR  5 days back

                      What happens if you got all your ants together in the ant room and attack the pharaoh ants

                      • 16jmman
                        16jmman  5 days back

                        Pharaoh ants lives matter

                        • Crystal Mcgregor
                          Crystal Mcgregor  6 days back

                          We need the tomb raiders back

                          • Repty Lyfe
                            Repty Lyfe  6 days back

                            “A line of death” looked like the longest line of coke ever snorted😂😂

                            • Michal jj
                              Michal jj  7 days back

                              I cannot believe I’m watching ant videos. But really your way and tone of story telling is incredible. It’s like a great movie before sleep

                              • Yvette
                                Yvette  1 weeks back

                                Wow that is pretty cool bro. Keep up good work.

                                • Codin Fox
                                  Codin Fox  1 weeks back

                                  Titans and black crazy ants: exist

                                  Pharaoh ants: I’m about to end these ants whole career

                                  • Daniel White
                                    Daniel White  1 weeks back

                                    Just a completely random question have you ever thought of trying to get a dinosaur ant colony

                                    • Tai F
                                      Tai F  1 weeks back

                                      You shouldn’t get rid of the pharaoh ants you should make them in the pets

                                      • Michael Wong
                                        Michael Wong  2 weeks back

                                        I find it funny how all your ants want to escape the terrariums but all the wild ants want to move in to the terrariums.

                                        • Mike DeBell
                                          Mike DeBell  2 weeks back

                                          I believe you said you live in the Philipenes even though the channel is called Ants Canada. Any problem there with Argentine ants? I'm in southern California and they're a dime a dozen here. Lots of queens and very long trails as well. Have eradicated all native species close enough to watered areas for them to survive.

                                          • Demon God
                                            Demon God  2 weeks back

                                            Keep em plz

                                            • John Anderws
                                              John Anderws  2 weeks back

                                              Are there ants that can live in the North Pole? Idk why I ask but just putting it out there

                                              • Terence Fung
                                                Terence Fung  2 weeks back

                                                Well now i know that he is botak lol

                                                • Lilo Leilua-Toilolo
                                                  Lilo Leilua-Toilolo  2 weeks back

                                                  Stops eating breakfast😕

                                                  • Speer Family
                                                    Speer Family  2 weeks back

                                                    You should keep bullet ants now
                                                    #Bulletants

                                                    • salvador visaya
                                                      salvador visaya  2 weeks back

                                                      I live on quezon city

                                                      • Carbon 12
                                                        Carbon 12  2 weeks back

                                                        Is your Anteroom still big enough?

                                                        • Silv_core the guard
                                                          Silv_core the guard  2 weeks back

                                                          What about the other ants in the colony?

                                                          • james calver
                                                            james calver  2 weeks back

                                                            Use the ant eating snake

                                                            • Spider- Man
                                                              Spider- Man  3 weeks back

                                                              Just call an exterminator.

                                                              • Thomas Kulla
                                                                Thomas Kulla  3 weeks back

                                                                Ants infest his house, worries about them killing his pet ants

                                                                • Godzilla Kaiju boy
                                                                  Godzilla Kaiju boy  3 weeks back

                                                                  Are you ready for a surprise?

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                                                                  • Godzilla Kaiju boy
                                                                    Godzilla Kaiju boy  3 weeks back

                                                                    9:56, Pharoh ant:Nope

                                                                    • Steph M
                                                                      Steph M  3 weeks back

                                                                      Question: is it common for a species of ants to invade a contained ant farm like this? I'm new to your channel and I find this all fascinating.

                                                                      • Trexking Dinoboy
                                                                        Trexking Dinoboy  3 weeks back

                                                                        Name the new black crazy’s

                                                                        • Trexking Dinoboy
                                                                          Trexking Dinoboy  3 weeks back

                                                                          You didnt just save the Titans you saved the neighbor hood

                                                                          • Ninja Tuna
                                                                            Ninja Tuna  3 weeks back

                                                                            I see Mars chocolate, I'll eat it. I don't care if that's a trap. Lol

                                                                            • Trexking Dinoboy
                                                                              Trexking Dinoboy  3 weeks back

                                                                              It’s funny that you don’t know there’s an ant colony in your house when you care for these all the time while as when one enters my house it’s found and sadly taken out - unless I get it first and put it outside

                                                                              • Trexking Dinoboy
                                                                                Trexking Dinoboy  3 weeks back

                                                                                5:19 the golden empire won’t go without a fight!!!!

                                                                                • mwoannetje
                                                                                  mwoannetje  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I just got an advert about: how to get rid of ants. On this video.
                                                                                  Stupid youtube algorithm

                                                                                  • Sami Mankoul
                                                                                    Sami Mankoul  3 weeks back

                                                                                    I like your ants passion you make the video more interesting X)

                                                                                    • Priscilla Nix
                                                                                      Priscilla Nix  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Those bi**es wouldn't survive the fire nation!!!!!!!!!

                                                                                      • House Lannister
                                                                                        House Lannister  3 weeks back

                                                                                        16:01 *Like an invisible giant ANTity*

                                                                                        • Can Z
                                                                                          Can Z  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Ever thought about being a narrator?

                                                                                          • Dota.tv
                                                                                            Dota.tv  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Still better love story than twilight

                                                                                            • Dustin Jackson
                                                                                              Dustin Jackson  3 weeks back

                                                                                              "Perhaps even our fireants could be in danger..."

                                                                                              Yeah, I'm sure those fire ants were just WISHING that those pharaoh ants would try something lol. A nomadic colony of pharaoh ants would probably do poorly against a fully established and dug-in colony of fire ants.