Follow our new Instagram account!

AntKeepers Instagram

We’re finally on Instagram. Make our day with a follow! We’ll be showcasing new products, antkeeping and beautiful ant photos from ant keepers around the world. Follow us on Instagram >> Photo: @mutebardtison

New product: PTFE+

AntKeepers PTFE + flour

Let us present a new brand product in our ant shop: AntKeepers PTFE+. Perfect for those of you that want an extra layer of security in your formicarium, arenas and outworlds. Especially for all the lid-less antkeepers out there. PTFE+ is a thin fluid that is applied to the walls of the container, and when the […]

All ant products in stock again!

AntKeepers ant shop byformica test tubes and more

After a week of low availability on a couple of products in our ant store we are finally fully back in stock. So take this moment to refill your silos with ant food from ByFormica, test tubes, ant feeders and much more. To the shop! >>

New products in our ant shop!

Ant shop AntKeepers starter kit

We’ve launched new sections of our ant shop! Our very popular guide My First Ant Colony has paved the way for more ant gear for antkeepers. Our shop is now filled with great ant keeping products from some of the world’s most loved antkeeping brands. Our product line now features test tubes, ant food and feeders. Check out […]

New ant species article: Lasius flavus (Yellow Meadow Ant)

Lasius flavus fact article

We’ve posted a new ant species article! This time it’s about the shy little yellow meadow ant, also known as Lasius flavus. It’s an interesting species that likes to dwell underground far away from the brightness of the surface. Read the article here: Ant Species | Lasius flavus (Yellow Meadow Ant) “Lasius flavus, the yellow meadow […]

Research: Can environmental complexity affect ant traits?

Ant research

From Science Direct: “We tested whether the environmental complexity in a vegetation gradient can predict the morphological composition of ground-dwelling ant assemblages. Increasing environmental complexity increased body size, relative mandible length, and decreased eye size of ant species. Our data reveal a clear response pattern of morphological composition of ground-dwelling ant assemblages to the environmental […]

New ant species article: Camponotus herculeanus

Camponotus herculeanus workers

One of the more famous carpenter ants is the Camponotus herculeanus. It is also one of the world’s largest ant species. The common name “Hercules ant” is not that surprising considering its size and strong jaws. Camponotus herculeanus likes to nest in both trees, rotten wood and the walls of our homes. They can create […]

We’ve made a few changes!

My first ant colony ant shop

July is here with ant excursions, new antkeepers finding their way to the hobby, and lastly some changes to our site. Our community section has been removed in favor of our Facebook group. The reason behind this is that the kind of community we ran is very expensive and takes a lot of time to maintain. […]

Where to buy ants? We’ve got the list

Where to buy ants

We’ve put together a list for the ones out there wondering where to buy ants. There are many reliable ant suppliers around the globe, so have a look at the list. Take me there!

Follow your ant progress!

AntKeepers Progression Sheet

Here you go – a progression sheet for your ant colonies! Finally! A great way of keeping track of your ant colony achievements – the Antkeepers Progression Sheet. Sign up for our newsletter and get the PDF sent to your inbox. And by the way, we don’t send spam. We only keep you updated on […]