Please call us at least 2-3 weeks in advance and let us know when you will be out of town. We will be glad to coordinate the delivery of your ants.
Instruction booklets are available for download here. You can also contact us to have a replacement instruction manual mailed to you.
Have your Ant Farm habitat ready for the ants, and place them inside as soon as possible.
Yes, our ants are sent in special ventilated containers for safe travel.
Yes. If you use your own ants, just be sure they all come from the same place. Ants need to be at least 1/4 inch in size or they could escape from the habitat.
Federal agricultural regulations prohibit us from selling or shipping the queen ant. Since only the queen reproduces, the regional ecological balance is cited as the main concern. The ant farms were also not designed to house the large queen and the thousands of offspring she produces. The ants will work without the queen.
No, your ants will not reproduce inside your Ant Farm.
With proper care they should live one to three months.
Yes. The Ant Farm habitat is scientifically constructed to provide sufficient air through tiny openings.
Know that if you have a Gel Colony, you will not have to feed or water your ants. The Gel provides the ants all the sustenance they need to survive. However, if you have a Sand farm, give your ants two to three water droplets of bottled spring water every other day. Once a week, drop in just one tiny crumb of bread. (Refer to your instruction booklet for other yummy treats to feed your ants.
Yes, you can use the sand twice before you need to replace it. Pour it out and sift it clean of dead ants and food particles.
Once your Ant Farm habitat is set up it should be moved as little as possible. (Remember, ants don't like earthquakes!