ANTSTORE: World of Ants | An Ant Lover's Wonderland

  • Published: 11 August 2019
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    Today, we visit the amazing Antstore World of Ants in Berlin, Germany and check out their awesome collection of ant colonies and ant keeping equipment, as well as chat with its founder Marten about the various species of ants they keep, the ant keeping hobby, and why they sell ants from other countries, despite the on going heated debate on the keeping of local vs non-local ant species within the global ant keeping community. Hope you guys enjoy today's info-packed episode and enjoy watching the various ants featured in this video. #Antstore #Interview #ExoticAnts

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  • AntsCanada
    AntsCanada   1 weeks back

    Hi AC Family, sorry for the late video again this week! It's been a mission to put this week's episode together, but I am thrilled to be able to show you guys this Wonderland for Ant Lovers - Antstore Berlin! It was amazing to chat with Marten about ant keeping and explore the ants they have! Which of the ant colonies did you like? I was inspired with new ideas for our ants in the Antiverse! Be sure to hit the LIKE button, if you enjoyed this week's episode, SHARE it with your friends, leave me a COMMENT, and of course SUBSCRIBE to this channel (hit the BELL for notifications) to join the AC Family! We're over 3 Million ant lovers strong, guys! Ant love forever!

  • Vincetrucker
    Vincetrucker  1 hours back

    I have three lasius Niger colonies in my Garden in germany

    • Eric M
      Eric M  3 hours back

      I like both kinds of set ups but my favorite are when you have water creatures and ants :)

      • Ed Wilson
        Ed Wilson  5 hours back

        just add a tube to your out world. connect it to a glass formicarium. 2 birds stoned at once.

        • Sophia chath
          Sophia chath  5 hours back

          😀 What a great video.

          • xochitl silva
            xochitl silva  10 hours back

            Get leaf cuter ants

            • Taastyy
              Taastyy  14 hours back

              Jemand Deutsches hier? xD

              • Clash King
                Clash King  15 hours back


                • Heavy Fate
                  Heavy Fate  17 hours back

                  Why not both let them choose it’s kinda like living in a mansion with lost of land and being kicked out and living in a trashy trailer

                  • Elmer Balota
                    Elmer Balota  21 hours back

                    ...Ants in Berlin...

                    Oh my god, The prophecy is true, Look out for the Antzies

                    • Brian Yach
                      Brian Yach  21 hours back

                      Couldn't you have two colonies of one or more of the same species of ant. One setup where you can see inside the nest and the other setup just done as you normally keep them?

                      • Ronin Nic
                        Ronin Nic  22 hours back

                        I like your terrariums, it adds to the stories you tell.

                        • Ed Tolleson Jr
                          Ed Tolleson Jr  1 days back

                          I think his reasoning for keeping non-native species was well thought out and very professional and also the reason he doesn't sell the more invasive species. Overall, the ant store was very awesome and impressive. My favorite ant keeper is still Mikey Bustos and #antscanada

                          • Briony Hall
                            Briony Hall  1 days back

                            I think that, if you live in areas probe to earthquakes/tornados/etc then you should only have native ants.

                            • CrypticSnow
                              CrypticSnow  1 days back

                              i thought the leaf cutter ant was pretty amazing. That fungus garden they made though, 10/10.

                              • Jesse Chavez
                                Jesse Chavez  1 days back

                                Amazing..... leaf cutter ants are amazingly smart

                                • The Great BOI
                                  The Great BOI  1 days back

                                  "Hey who else wants to go to the ANT store"

                                  • Jesse Haines
                                    Jesse Haines  1 days back

                                    Man I just got to say I’m not a huge ant buff but you sure know how to captivate an audience! Awesome channel and content. Thanks for sharing your passion.

                                    • TheJericho1123
                                      TheJericho1123  1 days back

                                      fire your camera guy.

                                      • dangerkatz
                                        dangerkatz  2 days back

                                        Two of my coworkers & I took time during our break to admire some queens that had just touched down in the parking lot at our job. Its great to see the ant love continue throughout the world.

                                        • Mark N.
                                          Mark N.  2 days back

                                          “I sell ants and ant accessories!”

                                          • Mark N.
                                            Mark N.  2 days back

                                            Is antscanada single?

                                            • Satori-kun
                                              Satori-kun  2 days back

                                              I'm baffled how poorly he speaks english, he looks not so old. For you non germans: english teaching in germany back then was actually pretty bad so despite the fact that everyone had english in school most of them can't form even easy coherent sentences. I think the millennials are the first generation who overall are fluent in english, but he looks like he is in his 30s and he runs a business which operates internationally, he should be able to speak English better.
                                              Especially the part starts at 14:36 make me cringe, it's not that hard dude please try harder to pronunciate the words correctly °~°

                                              • Amazing Gamer
                                                Amazing Gamer  2 days back

                                                They live in harmony unlike we do, we need to change that

                                                • Wolfy Bear
                                                  Wolfy Bear  2 days back

                                                  If i was to have ants as pets i would have ones that can't climb glass

                                                  • IcedNinja
                                                    IcedNinja  2 days back

                                                    Dieser typ8svje deutsch englosche akzent

                                                    • jackylovescar
                                                      jackylovescar  2 days back

                                                      i like weaver ant because they were orange cause i like orange

                                                      • TheMarloupi
                                                        TheMarloupi  2 days back

                                                        Hey, please use a steadycam setup for interviews, i felt the shaking, in the beginning, really unpleasant..
                                                        Also Great Video,
                                                        and Ant Love from Germany!

                                                        • mary dorothy prestoza
                                                          mary dorothy prestoza  2 days back

                                                          wow thahts mikey bustos

                                                          • Marysol Deeley
                                                            Marysol Deeley  2 days back

                                                            Amazing! Thank you for this!

                                                            • Therese Paula Cantor
                                                              Therese Paula Cantor  2 days back

                                                              ANOOO???!!! why is it only know that ants canada is mikey bustos 😓😭😬

                                                              • Shin Chan
                                                                Shin Chan  2 days back

                                                                Lasius Niger. Here in Cologne (Germany) I've my Queen Ashara indoor and also in my garden a huge colony. I love to see them figting wasps, to defend their honeywater and the meat I give them.

                                                                • LookCloser
                                                                  LookCloser  2 days back

                                                                  Hello antscanada! I just wanted to say thank you for inspiring me to keep and care for ants. I am 12 years old and have had a fascination with ants for my whole life, but until about half a year ago, keeping them was only a fantasy. Around that time, I first saw your channel and it opened my eyes to a new world. And since then, I have bought a hybrid nest gear pack and am now caring for 3 young, happy, healthy ant colonies. You have changed my life, and opened my eyes to a world I thought I would never see. You are an inspiration to everyone in the world to care for life, and appreciate its miracles and beauty. Thank you!
                                                                  Ant love forever! ❤️🐜❤️

                                                                  • lordbores22
                                                                    lordbores22  2 days back

                                                                    I wish I could name a ant colony I love your channel

                                                                    • cool kid
                                                                      cool kid  2 days back

                                                                      that lasius ants colleny is tiny in europe on my back ally there all uder the wall wich is about 12 foot there not poisonious and cant bite threw skin i fed the a live daddy longlegs and they all stretched each limb then 1 ant stated biting its head

                                                                      • Sten Stabo
                                                                        Sten Stabo  2 days back


                                                                        • Benjamin Rodriguez
                                                                          Benjamin Rodriguez  2 days back

                                                                          I love these videos. Thank you for showcasing the lives of these amazing animals. Since some ants are photosensitive, I think it would be awesome to have a clear border for the underground that you could keep covered during the day, but open up when you wanted to see what they were doing in low-light conditions. I wish we could follow one ant in each colony throughout their day too.

                                                                          • alfredo cervantes
                                                                            alfredo cervantes  2 days back

                                                                            hey antscanada maybe you can do a tutorial how to start a ant youtube channel

                                                                            • Relics Gaming
                                                                              Relics Gaming  2 days back

                                                                              This ants looks like the ant nest that I moved my chair after years and I found a colony of them both larvae and pupae. But the queen escaped

                                                                              • palacio amer
                                                                                palacio amer  2 days back

                                                                                ANT LEAFCUTTER ANT!

                                                                                • palacio amer
                                                                                  palacio amer  2 days back

                                                                                  I hope you ant leaf cutter ant i love those ants

                                                                                  • Hamster Squeakery
                                                                                    Hamster Squeakery  2 days back

                                                                                    I just watched a few vids and realized having ants is like having a hamster. Make sure they don’t escape , make sure they have food and water , and they have cages and burrows

                                                                                    • HamJokes
                                                                                      HamJokes  2 days back

                                                                                      WEAVER ANT

                                                                                      • Coulten D'Arnall
                                                                                        Coulten D'Arnall  2 days back

                                                                                        I prefer to see ants in a bio-active terrarium, or palludarium/vivarium. (which ever one you call them)

                                                                                        • Bean W
                                                                                          Bean W  2 days back

                                                                                          I love how ~DRAMATIC~ everything has to be in the antiverse

                                                                                          • LB Sonic
                                                                                            LB Sonic  2 days back

                                                                                            Antman into the antverse

                                                                                            • Lewis Moore
                                                                                              Lewis Moore  2 days back


                                                                                              • Alejandra Juarez
                                                                                                Alejandra Juarez  2 days back

                                                                                                i loveeeeeeeeee your videos