My First Ant Colony

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Everything you need to know to get started keeping ants!

This is a digital book with everything you need to get started keeping ants at home. “My First Ant Colony” covers a lot – from acquiring ants, their formicarium, how to fulfill their basic needs and much more. When you’ve bought the product you will be directed to a download page.


  • The history of ants
  • Acquiring ants
  • Starting a colony from a single queen
  • Buying ants
  • Formicariums
  • Food
  • Hibernation
  • Things you might need when keeping ants
  • Don’t do this to your ants
  • Progression sheet
  • Books about ants

What are the pros and cons of different types of formicariums? We’ll dive into what you need to have in mind before starting out.

How did ants end up as.. ants? Let’s time travel together and try to get our heads around the history of the ants and their colony life.

Practical tips on how to catch queens, take care of and develop your ant colonies and also things you don’t want to do to your ants.

Of course we’ll give you our Antkeepers Progression Sheet as well. Print it out and check the boxes when your ant colony expands. From your first worker to a super colony. Good luck!

… and so much more.

“My first Ant Colony” was designed for both the beginner and the not-totally-new to the hobby. The book provides something for everyone in both learning and excitement.

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