Return of the Smart Mites

  • Published: 22 December 2018
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    My pet ants have become infested with mites yet again. The Platinum Dragons, the name given to our young colony of Polyrhachis ants have been growing slowly, and at one point seemed to be winning the battle against a mite infestation they were dealing with when we first got them, but now, the mites have returned.

    However, a discovery this week has lead me to change my mind about the swarms of mites that continue to plague our ants of the Ant Room. Join us for today's informative in-depth look at the world and intelligence of mites! I also have some exciting updates on some of the other ants and creatures of the Ant Room. Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution.

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  • AntsCanada
    AntsCanada   7 months back

    AC Family, thank you for watching today's episode from the Antiverse. Don't the mites just blow your mind?! Don't forget to hit the LIKE button, leave a COMMENT, SHARE this video, and SUBSCRIBE (hit the BELL) if you enjoyed this video! I appreciate all your support, guys! It means a lot to me. Ant love forever.

    • AnimeMix
      AnimeMix  1 months back

      Are you a Filipino? 'cause you said you live in the Philippines

    • Marcio Rocha
      Marcio Rocha  6 months back

      AntsCanada call the fishie Gup-gup!!

    • manictiger
      manictiger  6 months back

      I have an even crazier hypothesis: the mites latch onto the ants for warmth during the coldest months.

      P.S. If you've not already named the tarantula, someone mentioned Aurora. I think its the best name.

    • Diamond Gamer
      Diamond Gamer  6 months back

      NAME THE SPIDER VENUS. Venus is the god of beauty

    • ACE36O
      ACE36O  6 months back

      get a friend for the guppy

  • Rotten Meatloaf
    Rotten Meatloaf  4 days back

    Blindsnake time

    • Matt Christie
      Matt Christie  4 days back

      God please no

      • Heson Rivera
        Heson Rivera  2 weeks back

        oh no the smart mites

        • Lisaa
          Lisaa  3 weeks back

          but how did mites even turn up when indoor ants

          • Ville
            Ville  3 weeks back

            There were 13 ads on this video

            • nano300
              nano300  4 weeks back

              Darn those blasted mites!!!
              A reoccurring plague that just gets passed around the ant room!
              The poor things.
              If they appear in the colder/dryer/windier months. Maybe you can keep them from latching next year by increasing how much you water the enclosures and kicking the heat up a degree or two?

              • Daniel Moyer
                Daniel Moyer  1 months back


                • Shy Fox
                  Shy Fox  1 months back

                  You have made me so intrested in ants im just being good to get dad to let me save up for them and their aquipment but i have one thing do yellow meadow ants climb glass??

                  • Noah Lowry
                    Noah Lowry  1 months back

                    Name the last survivor of the "Guppy Gang" the "Perseveress" or name her "Grey Chief"

                    • Thuận An Tý Thiều
                      Thuận An Tý Thiều  1 months back

                      That was MITEblowing

                      • Le Thai Anh Pham
                        Le Thai Anh Pham  1 months back

                        note for ac shop: why won't you creat an ant dome?

                        • Salciano
                          Salciano  1 months back

                          And are the mites gone, now? :O

                          • Jet Lee
                            Jet Lee  1 months back

                            Name it goop

                            • Renni Mack
                              Renni Mack  2 months back

                              So glad their good but then oof this xD

                              • MeIsIrin
                                MeIsIrin  2 months back

                                Holllllyyy smokeeeeeee look at that mitesssssssss too muuucccchhh

                                • Irfaan Fauzi
                                  Irfaan Fauzi  2 months back

                                  According to my 7 year old son, The guppy's name should be GuppyMan.🤣

                                  • zach vigneault
                                    zach vigneault  2 months back

                                    ohh its not pharo ants im seeing outside... its carpenter ants! I hope they can survive falls because while I was returning a lost one back to the ant hill it jumped off and there was no trace

                                    • Beauté Cicatrice
                                      Beauté Cicatrice  2 months back

                                      Every time I hear "el dragon" I just think of the ants as the Mon Dragons from Kadenang Ginto sldslslslls

                                      • Kev Lynne
                                        Kev Lynne  2 months back

                                        Your narration is so incredible and succinct, I have a lot of eye and vision problems, so being able to close my eyes and still experience everything in these videos through your descriptions is an incredible thing, and one of the many reasons I love your channel

                                        • LORD PRECEL
                                          LORD PRECEL  2 months back

                                          Grażyna daj piwa-Janusz XD

                                          • MF PF
                                            MF PF  2 months back

                                            8:23 or… the gueen is in ideal environment and the workers not...

                                            • Mandy Megehee
                                              Mandy Megehee  2 months back

                                              I know the mites aren't bad, but it still upsets me when I see the ants covered in them. It reminds me of fleas on gos or cats.

                                              • Helge Meff
                                                Helge Meff  2 months back

                                                &<3 43\/3R

                                                • Emir Wat Tabor
                                                  Emir Wat Tabor  2 months back

                                                  Name the Guppy Guppzers.

                                                  • SC
                                                    SC  3 months back

                                                    Gimme a black common ant queen

                                                    • Juju Eyeballs
                                                      Juju Eyeballs  3 months back


                                                      • Sam Bam
                                                        Sam Bam  3 months back


                                                        • Jonathan Paynter
                                                          Jonathan Paynter  3 months back

                                                          Name the guppy Alexandra

                                                          • Memes by me
                                                            Memes by me  3 months back

                                                            I have developed a love for bugs now

                                                            • My Name isn’t relevant
                                                              My Name isn’t relevant  3 months back

                                                              Everything is smart we just don’t know it yet, but I believe that everything has some sort of.. smartness, is that even a word. Who knows maybe even plants have some sort of understanding.

                                                              • Joeseph Terry
                                                                Joeseph Terry  3 months back

                                                                I love this channal

                                                                • Succ Lool
                                                                  Succ Lool  3 months back

                                                                  3:32 😩😩😩😩😩😩

                                                                  • MYSTERIOUS WAFFLE
                                                                    MYSTERIOUS WAFFLE  4 months back

                                                                    The new goddess trusted you last episode it was cute to see you do that it looked like petting a dog it cured my fear of spiders

                                                                    • Justin Varghese
                                                                      Justin Varghese  4 months back

                                                                      Fantastic insects and the crimes of mites

                                                                      • alex sanchez
                                                                        alex sanchez  4 months back

                                                                        I LAVA THE ANTS :)

                                                                        • Matt Lippstone
                                                                          Matt Lippstone  4 months back

                                                                          name the fish small fry

                                                                          • It’s KJ Vlogs
                                                                            It’s KJ Vlogs  4 months back

                                                                            Watching This Video Makes Me Itchy

                                                                            • Flazer Distructer GANG
                                                                              Flazer Distructer GANG  4 months back

                                                                              sub to my channel

                                                                              • DBF DigiBattle
                                                                                DBF DigiBattle  5 months back

                                                                                Jorogumo for life!

                                                                                • Adrian Garcia
                                                                                  Adrian Garcia  5 months back

                                                                                  Name the fish tiny

                                                                                  • Smish
                                                                                    Smish  5 months back

                                                                                    I miss the black dragons. u.u

                                                                                    • bentu2ila
                                                                                      bentu2ila  5 months back


                                                                                      • Nature Imposter
                                                                                        Nature Imposter  5 months back

                                                                                        Aawwwe poor dragons! Those mites look really bad and really annoying

                                                                                        • astroSuperkoala
                                                                                          astroSuperkoala  5 months back

                                                                                          It was the dragon

                                                                                          • Johnathan Fox
                                                                                            Johnathan Fox  5 months back

                                                                                            Name the fish jet

                                                                                            • Colin D'Acquisto
                                                                                              Colin D'Acquisto  5 months back

                                                                                              I'm probably a little late, but I suggest "Queen Cleopatra," for her beauty, and her cleverness.

                                                                                              • Melinda Massey
                                                                                                Melinda Massey  5 months back

                                                                                                i think you should name it guppster