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My new fire ant colony, now officially named the Phoenix Empire, is super cute and growing steadily, but what they really want and need at this stage is protein. Today we offer my fire ants their very first mealworm meal, and even get to observe how they react to a live mealworm. Their reaction may surprise you! Hope you enjoy this week's ant episode! Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution. #FireAnts #Mealworm #Feeding

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AntsCanada Month ago
Greetings, Ant Lovers! Happy to see you guys joining us for this week's update on the Phoenix Empire! Remember to VOTE for a name for the Queen in the card poll! Anyone care to take a stab at creating an official flag for them? Please remember to LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE, and SUBSCRIBE (hit the BELL and choose ALL) if you enjoyed this ant video! Thanks so much for watching and supporting these ants! I am certain it won't be long until this colony explodes! Lots of love to all AC Family! Ant love forever!
Flower P
Flower P 11 days ago
Boom Bear BB something local
corso calfurni
corso calfurni 12 days ago
ma sei italiano o canadese? Comunque sono nuovo del canale ma mi piace un sacco, io ho delle famiglie di api, che sono diverse ma capisco la gioia di avere famiglie di insetti
ifoundthistoday 17 days ago
Melisandre, often referred to as the Red Woman, was a Red Priestess in GoT
DERP 19 days ago
My kids absolutely love your channel
Erlina Yap
Erlina Yap Day ago
Hmmmmmm i know its jk idk
clasic cheez Lyon
from the death of a nation of fire and flames comes the birth of a phoenix with the wisdom of its ashes-------classic cheez Lyon
i Fucked a cow
i Fucked a cow 4 days ago
I got a ant colony its Fire ants too but They got killed by Birds Beacuse My kid Opend my Bird cage when i was asleep :(
the seer
the seer 4 days ago
*me a long time antcanda fan* wait didn't they die a while ago also, my teacher was talking to us about ants and he pulled up one of your older ones that how i got addicted
Adam Ohm
Adam Ohm 4 days ago
Maybe new fire ant colonies are gatherers/scavengers rather than hunters when they are just starting out. Trying to kill a creature when there are only a few dozen workers would be suicide for the colony. Their self-preservation instinct will disappear once they build their numbers.
Scuba Guy
Scuba Guy 5 days ago
if you ever need a crap load of fire ants again, just take a trip to Florida. We have tons of those invasive ants.
JeanPierre Barton
what's the music at 9:13 ?
Zenpaper 5 days ago
It feels like watching a baby grow! All those important and memorable milestones that will come and be gone forever! You sounded like a proud father! Ant Dad!
Randomgamer YT
Randomgamer YT 5 days ago
Queen Amaterasu was a good name, and makes perfect sense, along with Queen Hestia
ido dolev
ido dolev 6 days ago
To help get more ants
Ashlyn Smith
Ashlyn Smith 6 days ago
4:37 is when he starts feeding
Pesuyna Studios
Pesuyna Studios 6 days ago
Loving Empress Ember the queen of the Phoenix empire.
Zazzper McSilver
Zazzper McSilver 6 days ago
I remember when this kid had like 30k man, he hasn't changed one bit.
Wolfpack 6 days ago
Fire ants “ these milworms AAAAAAHHHHHH”
star flower25
star flower25 7 days ago
What did you do with the remnants of The Fire Nation?.
Jolly 7 days ago
I wonder what happens whenever you put a pregant queen into a big terrarium. I dont reallt understand why they have to start small.
ArmyMenMan 7 days ago
luv your vids! Keep up the good work! :D
Xander Medlin
Xander Medlin 8 days ago
I know why it’s called the Phoenix Empire, a Phoenix is reborn from the ashes and the Fire Nation is reborn.
Finn Osmond
Finn Osmond 9 days ago
To AntsCanada its a ant colony, to me its a Chihuahua colony
Jepoy Bonto
Jepoy Bonto 10 days ago
Everybody gangsta till the ants are scared
Nancy Kuetbach
Nancy Kuetbach 11 days ago
*sees mealworm* i ate one of those last friday and it was surprisingly yummy
Ethan Mouse
Ethan Mouse 12 days ago
I watch this channel because of his calming voice and his.knowledge
Sarah-Jayne Handley
Queen ant and worker ants your mission should you choose to accept it is to successfully create lots of the army so you can make more so you can make your huge colony as always if you are any of you ant force get caught or killed The head of secretary disavowal any knowledge of your action this comment will self-destruct in five seconds good luck 🐜
Sarah-Jayne Handley
Name her Royal Majesty Sofie
Psycho Shatterer
Psycho Shatterer 12 days ago
"A rock hard pocket of *POOP* "
knight panic
knight panic 12 days ago
They need protein so the queen ant can lay more eggs
Cheez-it Jeef
Cheez-it Jeef 13 days ago
Ants are incredible creatures!
Karlie 13 days ago
Tbh I like the name- Queen Ember
Michelle Westropp
Michelle Westropp 13 days ago
Love this story line x
1980tazzy 13 days ago
Call me out and I have found a black ant and it was laying eggs but it did not hatch ever make a video why
Zodiaccc 13 days ago
Paratrooper06 13 days ago
Give them some hi vis food
Trina Patel
Trina Patel 14 days ago
If the need meat to grow faster than why don't you feed meat first then introduce them to sweets.
The unknown
The unknown 14 days ago
the fire nation will always be remembered may they Rest In Peace
Sammy Rumour
Sammy Rumour 15 days ago
Wow, so fasinating to see the very start of a new colony in such minuscule details. Truly impressive what you have managed to capture on film. Knowing the colony are experiencing different events for the very first time, it makes me wonder if the information gained along with the memories and knowledge of how to (or how not to) react is passed down to younger siblings as the colony grows. I'm so looking forward to see the progress of the Phoenix Empire over time!
No No
No No 15 days ago
HOLY Crap ur channel has grown since the first time i was here they finally recommend ur video I would sit here for hours and just binge watch ur videos
DegradingBear Plays
Ac question of the week: Ant colonies need protein because protein both helps the brood develop and the Queen lay eggs. I think.
Kumajiro WhoAreYou?
Wonderful! I love them!
Clearly Epic
Clearly Epic 15 days ago
The video footage of the ant larvae “swallowing” is INCREDIBLE! Amazing high definition footage! Well done!
niall merrigan
niall merrigan 15 days ago
Should of named her lady lava
jacob Beach
jacob Beach 16 days ago
We had so many good Christmases with the fire Nation 💪😓👍
gl!ch ki6
gl!ch ki6 16 days ago
Ants vs spiders Ants vs other ants Ants vs *mites that suck blood and turn ants into zombies* And now... Ants vs mealworms
PrivateEyeYiYi 16 days ago
The music on these videos is scored so well that it really enhances the experience. Nice job!
EverydayWith Eli
EverydayWith Eli 17 days ago
The queen of fire
HashimTheDream 17 days ago
CandiedCorvid 17 days ago
Fun fact... humans also create meconium. Much like the little lumps of baby ant, meconium develops while a human baby is in the womb. While the ants make little nuggets, humans first bowel movements is sticky and tar-like and is a really gross green.
Staci Young
Staci Young 17 days ago
So the larve grow faster
Sabrina Miller
Sabrina Miller 17 days ago
Hey how big of a colony is needed if they were to eat an adult male?
Jesse Lee
Jesse Lee 18 days ago
Oh I cannot wait to start my own colony. I'm hoping it will get my little brother into it as well. Luckily fire ants are native to my area. I'm gonna watch all your videos and learn everything I can. I didnt even know stuff like this existed till I found your channel. So looking forward to see how big and awesome Phoenix Nation gets.
Jesse Lee
Jesse Lee 18 days ago
Sorry Phoenix Empire my bad
ProtMythic 18 days ago
giant ant colony just sprung up outside my house, 1.5 million views inc
ssjwes 18 days ago
Some school systems should get with you and have you make educational packages.
machopi 18 days ago
i'm watching this while having a monocle on, sitting in a swivel chair, petting a can of bug spray and laughing with malicious intent
AC 19 days ago
I’m used to hearing Fire Nation, tho
Radical bruh
Radical bruh 19 days ago
I love them
IntensoPower 19 days ago
Feels like the beginning of a StarCraft game
Patrick Faulk
Patrick Faulk 19 days ago
I have fireants all around me and any good fireant is a dead one. You know they will eat your house too??????!!
High Rock Honey
High Rock Honey 19 days ago
Some really incredible footage here!! Goooo Phoenix Colony!!
Munchy Bear
Munchy Bear 19 days ago
I’m so sad the fire nation perished but I am so excited that I can see the start of a new colony. I have only been watching for about a year 😊
china samuel
china samuel 19 days ago
Me when I don’t eat from 8:00 to 3:00: I’m starving I’m going to die Empress ember : um are you Sirius?
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