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

  • Published on Aug 11, 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  8 days ago +575

    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!

  • dangerkatz
    dangerkatz 17 hours ago

    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. 17 hours ago

    “I sell ants and ant accessories!”

  • Mark N.
    Mark N. 17 hours ago

    Is antscanada single?

  • Satori-kun
    Satori-kun 18 hours ago

    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 19 hours ago

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

  • Wolfy Bear
    Wolfy Bear 21 hour ago

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

  • IcedNinja
    IcedNinja 23 hours ago

    Dieser typ8svje deutsch englosche akzent

  • jackylovescar
    jackylovescar 23 hours ago

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

  • TheMarloupi
    TheMarloupi Day ago

    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

    wow thahts mikey bustos

  • Marysol Deeley
    Marysol Deeley Day ago

    Amazing! Thank you for this!

  • Therese Paula Cantor

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

  • Shin Chan
    Shin Chan Day ago

    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 Day ago +1

    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 Day ago

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

  • cool kid
    cool kid Day ago +1

    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 Day ago


  • Benjamin Rodriguez

    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

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

  • Relics Gaming
    Relics Gaming Day ago

    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 Day ago


  • palacio amer
    palacio amer Day ago

    I hope you ant leaf cutter ant i love those ants

  • Hamster Squeakery

    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 Day ago


  • Coulten D'Arnall
    Coulten D'Arnall Day ago +1

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

  • Bean W
    Bean W Day ago

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

  • LB Sonic
    LB Sonic Day ago +1

    Antman into the antverse

  • Lewis Moore
    Lewis Moore Day ago


  • Alejandra Juarez

    i loveeeeeeeeee your videos

  • Aaron Ross
    Aaron Ross Day ago

    Does anyone know if tetramorium queens can make more queen alaits and then the males mate in the nest? Like European fire ants

  • Demistr
    Demistr Day ago +2

    I dont even like ants that much but i am still watching these....

  • Killian Caprice
    Killian Caprice Day ago


  • Killian Caprice
    Killian Caprice Day ago


  • logen619
    logen619 Day ago

    his english was so bad damn haha

  • Tolo games
    Tolo games Day ago +1

    We don't have ants where i live

    • Tolo games
      Tolo games Day ago

      @Bean W well maybe its better having no ants where i live guess i will never know

    • Bean W
      Bean W Day ago

      is it heaven? (sorry I'm allergic to a lot of ant species, but they really are incredible creatures)

    • Backonja
      Backonja Day ago +1

      My condolences.

  • Unpopular Games
    Unpopular Games Day ago

    Keep it

  • Issac Lin
    Issac Lin Day ago

    And Camila

  • daniel 12345
    daniel 12345 Day ago +1

    So you live in Canada but your from the Philippines

  • alex
    alex Day ago

    When you are watching an ant video and you get ad of how to get rid of ants😂

  • Skini Black
    Skini Black Day ago

    Hey!! Do you know about velvet ants? In America we also call them Cow ants cause one of them can take down a cow. Do a video on that! Let me know

  • Rabie Tariq
    Rabie Tariq Day ago

    I have one problem in making an ant farm a, I haven't a queen 🐜😅

  • Big Potato
    Big Potato Day ago

    Do a live feeding of a flying bug like a bee or something. How will it cope?

  • Noah Lord
    Noah Lord Day ago

    I live where the nuptial flight was shown on the map

  • DerGrüne Peter
    DerGrüne Peter 2 days ago

    The leafcutter ants are so amazing! I love them

  • Sam Tovan
    Sam Tovan 2 days ago

    Under and above

  • Joseph Ntiri
    Joseph Ntiri 2 days ago

    I have one ant colony called the darck warriors.

  • Piotr Piasecki
    Piotr Piasecki 2 days ago +2

    in poland there is a species of red ants that are i think *poisonous* and i was bited by one the pain was stinging but quickly it gone away

  • Faolan Hart {Animal Above The Man}

    The argument of the cold killing off exotic ants isn't a bad one.
    Still though I'd rather people just stick to their native ants.
    There are too many cases of humans screwing up ecosystems for us to add more if em.

  • Sergey Cherenkov
    Sergey Cherenkov 2 days ago +1

    I am in the Russia

  • Dyllan Brillantes
    Dyllan Brillantes 2 days ago +2

    Bro you like mikey bustos

    • Backonja
      Backonja Day ago +1

      He ISSSSSSS Mikey Bustos!!!

  • joselito chu
    joselito chu 2 days ago

    oh that's why his voice is familiar.... mikey bustos... great!

  • friend travis
    friend travis 2 days ago

    My favorite ant colony is leaf cutter ants

  • Linus 2303
    Linus 2303 2 days ago

    Antstore is bad because they keep the antqueens in fridges so they don't habe to care for Them so much

  • saifmanthing
    saifmanthing 2 days ago

    make some crossbred ants

  • Dr Ant
    Dr Ant 2 days ago

    4.januar2016 u tell u never will go to houst parasitic qeean bcs ucant make condishns ar u ready now?ps love your videos

  • Life and Death
    Life and Death 2 days ago

    *_WOAHHHH_* IN MY HOUSE i saw two colonies of red ants and two queens

  • Miko sunstrider
    Miko sunstrider 2 days ago

    Yes please make one of those cages were we can see the ants work it is so much more fun to watch.

  • Survivor dogs
    Survivor dogs 2 days ago

    Wait wait wait are you still in germany

  • theproindavg
    theproindavg 2 days ago

    Antant ant, antant ant store ant ant.

    WOLFGANG X 2 days ago

    Are u a filipino?

  • danky
    danky 2 days ago

    it's interesting how you can tell the moment he asks about his stance on keeping non native ants, his voice drops and it seems like it's very hard for him to ask

  • RedHot Habanero
    RedHot Habanero 2 days ago

    Having a few chambers that trail off of the main terrarium would be so neat!

  • Alucard Hellsing7800

    I live in Texas and really whant to own bullet ants
    Dinasour ants
    Trapjaw Ants
    Or any really cool ants I know I shouldn't but I'm still tempted to buy a bullet any queen but I'll start with a black ant colonel cause I'm only 16 and my mom is afraid of bugs snakes and lizards

  • snakes dragons awesome Super Channel

    Show us a video of you feeding the Weaver ants

  • TUFTA_-.-
    TUFTA_-.- 2 days ago

    Cool vid

  • Joseph Ntiri
    Joseph Ntiri 2 days ago

    What about the rhino betle eggs?

  • Coltafanan Studios
    Coltafanan Studios 2 days ago +1

    You should make an ant tube that goes underwater like an underwater tunnel ☺

  • Flowers Home
    Flowers Home 2 days ago

    My favorite species of the ants at ant store is the Camponotus atriceps.

  • Mercury
    Mercury 2 days ago

    My favorite ants are pheidole and army ants, however they didn't have them

  • poopRooster
    poopRooster 2 days ago

    I got a tarantula a few weeks ago, and I really love it! And I think you just got me into keeping ants. Thank you so much for these videos! And do you having any suggestions for my first ant farm? I want to buy one from your website. So which ant farm would you recommend me to buy? Thanks for the great quality for the videos!

  • DerAltruist
    DerAltruist 2 days ago

    How is his english that bad? I feel triggered as a german...

  • Snickle Fricks
    Snickle Fricks 2 days ago

    I could watch your ant videos all day. Great work

  • The TJ Effect
    The TJ Effect 2 days ago

    Did that guy say the n word😹🤷‍♂️

  • Happy Face Nation
    Happy Face Nation 2 days ago +1

    I want to start my own ant colony, and I want some advice. i notice most of the time you feed your ants food like roaches, and other things that are basicly meat, like that turtle. I am not sure what I should feed my ants. ive been craving strawberrys, and its tempting to feed them berrys too, however im not going to do anything like that untill i know my ants will like it. plus i dont even have a ant colony yet so.... well yeah. Just want some advice. Im keeping in mine acidic foods like pineapple can burn the ants.