Ant related links every ant keeper should know.
We've put together a list of essential ant keeping links. You wont find any better information on the web than in these websites. We've also decided to publish them full time. You can find them up top in the navigation bar.
Another one of our projects, Taxonomers is a database of ants for ant keepers by ant keepers. Featuring ant locations and identifications by people who keep ants. The more you use it, the better it'll be. Stop on by and upload a few of your own locations or identifications.
Our favourite forum, Formiculture.com is a fantastic forum. A nice bunch of users more than happy to help you out. Located in the US and obviously more focussed on that region. Check them out. You wont regret it.
Quickly and easily find where a certain ant is from, or alternatively find all the native ants that live in your region. Choose from a whole country down to a specific region, AntMaps lets you choose.
AntWeb is a treasure trove of ant identification. Found a queen ant? Then hunt through this website to find what type of ant you've got. Beware though, most photos in the archive are of workers only. You'll have to hunt a little harder to find queen ant photos.
What better place to find information about ants than Wikipedia, AntWiki to be exact. Everything from the exact region of where ants are found to ant behaviour and societies. If you need ant info then this is the place to find it.
AntFarm on the Yuku forums is a fantastic source of information. One of the largest ant keeping forums on the internet you'll find the answers you're looking for here. You may even help others find what they're looking for.
You wont find any better ant photography in the world than right here. Check out Alex's amazing ant photos at his own website above.
Today we are having a look at the range of honeycomb nests now being produced by Antworlds.
Here's a little formicarium from Brian Martell for an Australian ant keeper with a tighter budget.
Empire Of Ants has created a formicarium that seems to be effective, whilst also displaying a sense of class.
A new e-shop from Czech manufacturer, Happy Ant, makes purchasing a breeze.
For a considerably long time Antweb has been an incredible resource for those interested in ants. Now they've added a new exciting filter!
Recently we showed off Mark Newton's Formicarium he designed with internal lighting. Once again mark has been busy creating another. His newest creation is officially known as "The Ancient Temple of Formica".
Western Australia is a pretty special place. Hopefully WA ANTZ will help people there have a place to purchase live ants.
Proving again that keeping ants doesn't have to be expensive, we stumbled on this formicarium made from a soda bottle.
LC Ants is a another boutique formicarium manufacturer that has begun building CNC formicaria.
Last winter we were lucky enough to find a very small colony of Orectognathus sp. Here's a short video inside their colony.