{"id":7528273029,"title":"LIVE ANTS *40* Active Western Harvester Ants For Ant Farms + Free Ant Food","handle":"live-ants-36-red-black-western-pacific-harvester-ants-free-ant-food","description":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"margin-bottom: 30px; float: none;\" alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/WOW_160x160.png?v=1580614653\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eYou will receive:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003e40 Active Western Harvester Ants \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e (Pogonomyrmex Occidentalis) \u003c\/span\u003e plus a small package of Ant Food. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAlso, do you need moisture for your ants?  Click here for link to add water crystals:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/insectsales.com\/products\/insect-water-crystals\"\u003ehttps:\/\/insectsales.com\/products\/insect-water-crystals\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHarvester Ants from Insect Sales.com are the perfect size for Ant Farms and Ant Habitats.  This species constructs conical pebble mounds with internal chambers and galleries, with basal entrances and with peripheral clearings.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe ants you are about to receive are shipped in 8 oz containers with screen mesh and fruit for moisture. The mesh acts as a impact barrier and will protect your ants from the rough trip they need make through the postage system.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eNo one else ships ants this way that we know of. The extra packaging and time we put into the shipping process is good insurance for the ants safe arrival. The ants arrive healthy and stress free.  Our ratings prove this true.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAs well our ants are not kept in a fridge until they are sold.  What happens in a fridge is ants are not exposed to a source of nourishment.  They live off of what little food they have stored in their tiny body.  When that food source begins to run out within a few days they begin to starve.  So if the ants have been stored in a fridge for a week or more they are basicly starving and usually do not live that long.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe harvester ants that we look after are kept in large habitats at room temperature.  We feed them seeds and fresh fruit on a weekly basis.  We have keep harvester ants alive in these habitats for up to five months.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eYou can buy cheap ants that are packaged poorly or healthy ants that will arrive stress free which gives them a longer life span in your habitat. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eYour ants will come with instructions and we always throw in a few extra ants.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts are one of the most fascinating creatures on the planet. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eRed Harvester Ants are some of the most hardy and active ants out there.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThey have very structured, elaborate social systems, with rituals and hierarchies, roles, and assignments. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThis is why having an ant farm can be very entertaining and educational - as the ant farm's popularity as a school project proves.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThere are hundreds of different harvester ant species found worldwide.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThese ants use their large mandibles to grind seeds into a \"bread\" which is placed in storage areas called \"granaries\" found in their nest for year round food.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHarvester Ant workers can be found collecting seeds as far as 30 km from their nest, they use their scent trails to navigate back to the nest.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHarvester Ants are known to aid seed dispersal via myrmecochory.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe harvester ants you order are worker ants, which will spend the majority of their time creating, cleaning and maintaining the tunnels in the farm. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eWhen an ant dies, the other ants will carry it to an area of the farm designated for waste. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eOnce a bit of waste is placed in the designated area, all the ants will use that spot like a trash pile. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts are very efficient at keeping their habitats clean. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eIt is up to you to remove ant carcasses and other waste from your ant farm to avoid mold and bacteria from forming, which could kill all of your ants quickly if left unchecked.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eIf you watch ants for any length of time you will see that they really do communicate with each other and very effectively too. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts communicate by touching each other with their antennae. Ants also use chemicals called pheromones to leave scent trails for other ants to follow.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHigh temperatures can shorten the life of your ants. Ants will live longer in a cool room at temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eDo not keep the ants in a place where they are hit by direct sunlight as this will cause the temperature inside the ant habitat to rise.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnt Farms are literally a microcosm of society.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnt farms have fascinated kids and adults for over 60 years and have become one of the most fun and educational toys for young children.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eExtra Ant Chow can be purchased separately and added to your order.  We can adjust the postage for you.  Simply contact us.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"Crazy Stuff Ant Chow from Insect Sales.com\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/AntChow-Prop_160x160.png?v=1576289485\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCaution:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eParents please supervise your children as ants can sting and bite. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"We Quick Shipp\" src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/WE_Quick_Ship2.fw_8c041c24-2f55-41fb-a80d-1a07fb1d1e00_compact.png?v=1470159405\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-04-16T14:58:36-12:00","created_at":"2017-04-16T15:03:21-12:00","vendor":"Insect Sales.com","type":"Harvester Ants","tags":["antfarm","ants","harvester ants"],"price":899,"price_min":899,"price_max":899,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":27939643525,"title":"Shipped Fedex 2 Day Express","option1":"Shipped Fedex 2 Day Express","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"LIVE ANTS *40* Active Western Harvester Ants For Ant Farms + Free Ant Food - Shipped Fedex 2 Day Express","public_title":"Shipped Fedex 2 Day Express","options":["Shipped Fedex 2 Day Express"],"price":899,"weight":907,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":35,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/Wow40.jpg?v=1600451509","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/36_h._ant_in_container..jpg?v=1600451509","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/1-_ANT_FOOD.jpg?v=1600451509"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/Wow40.jpg?v=1600451509","options":["type"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":7843503210575,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.338,"height":794,"width":1062,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/Wow40.jpg?v=1600451506"},"aspect_ratio":1.338,"height":794,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/Wow40.jpg?v=1600451506","width":1062},{"alt":null,"id":5977200427087,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.977,"height":918,"width":897,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/36_h._ant_in_container..jpg?v=1575614765"},"aspect_ratio":0.977,"height":918,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/36_h._ant_in_container..jpg?v=1575614765","width":897},{"alt":null,"id":6136125161551,"position":3,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.034,"height":725,"width":750,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/1-_ANT_FOOD.jpg?v=1577306646"},"aspect_ratio":1.034,"height":725,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/products\/1-_ANT_FOOD.jpg?v=1577306646","width":750}],"content":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"margin-bottom: 30px; float: none;\" alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/WOW_160x160.png?v=1580614653\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eYou will receive:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003e40 Active Western Harvester Ants \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e (Pogonomyrmex Occidentalis) \u003c\/span\u003e plus a small package of Ant Food. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAlso, do you need moisture for your ants?  Click here for link to add water crystals:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/insectsales.com\/products\/insect-water-crystals\"\u003ehttps:\/\/insectsales.com\/products\/insect-water-crystals\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHarvester Ants from Insect Sales.com are the perfect size for Ant Farms and Ant Habitats.  This species constructs conical pebble mounds with internal chambers and galleries, with basal entrances and with peripheral clearings.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe ants you are about to receive are shipped in 8 oz containers with screen mesh and fruit for moisture. The mesh acts as a impact barrier and will protect your ants from the rough trip they need make through the postage system.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eNo one else ships ants this way that we know of. The extra packaging and time we put into the shipping process is good insurance for the ants safe arrival. The ants arrive healthy and stress free.  Our ratings prove this true.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAs well our ants are not kept in a fridge until they are sold.  What happens in a fridge is ants are not exposed to a source of nourishment.  They live off of what little food they have stored in their tiny body.  When that food source begins to run out within a few days they begin to starve.  So if the ants have been stored in a fridge for a week or more they are basicly starving and usually do not live that long.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe harvester ants that we look after are kept in large habitats at room temperature.  We feed them seeds and fresh fruit on a weekly basis.  We have keep harvester ants alive in these habitats for up to five months.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eYou can buy cheap ants that are packaged poorly or healthy ants that will arrive stress free which gives them a longer life span in your habitat. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eYour ants will come with instructions and we always throw in a few extra ants.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts are one of the most fascinating creatures on the planet. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eRed Harvester Ants are some of the most hardy and active ants out there.  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThey have very structured, elaborate social systems, with rituals and hierarchies, roles, and assignments. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThis is why having an ant farm can be very entertaining and educational - as the ant farm's popularity as a school project proves.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThere are hundreds of different harvester ant species found worldwide.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThese ants use their large mandibles to grind seeds into a \"bread\" which is placed in storage areas called \"granaries\" found in their nest for year round food.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHarvester Ant workers can be found collecting seeds as far as 30 km from their nest, they use their scent trails to navigate back to the nest.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHarvester Ants are known to aid seed dispersal via myrmecochory.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eThe harvester ants you order are worker ants, which will spend the majority of their time creating, cleaning and maintaining the tunnels in the farm. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eWhen an ant dies, the other ants will carry it to an area of the farm designated for waste. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eOnce a bit of waste is placed in the designated area, all the ants will use that spot like a trash pile. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts are very efficient at keeping their habitats clean. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eIt is up to you to remove ant carcasses and other waste from your ant farm to avoid mold and bacteria from forming, which could kill all of your ants quickly if left unchecked.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eIf you watch ants for any length of time you will see that they really do communicate with each other and very effectively too. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnts communicate by touching each other with their antennae. Ants also use chemicals called pheromones to leave scent trails for other ants to follow.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eHigh temperatures can shorten the life of your ants. Ants will live longer in a cool room at temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eDo not keep the ants in a place where they are hit by direct sunlight as this will cause the temperature inside the ant habitat to rise.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnt Farms are literally a microcosm of society.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eAnt farms have fascinated kids and adults for over 60 years and have become one of the most fun and educational toys for young children.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #404040;\"\u003eExtra Ant Chow can be purchased separately and added to your order.  We can adjust the postage for you.  Simply contact us.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"Crazy Stuff Ant Chow from Insect Sales.com\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/AntChow-Prop_160x160.png?v=1576289485\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCaution:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eParents please supervise your children as ants can sting and bite. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"We Quick Shipp\" src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0407\/0261\/files\/WE_Quick_Ship2.fw_8c041c24-2f55-41fb-a80d-1a07fb1d1e00_compact.png?v=1470159405\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}
LIVE ANTS *40* Active Western Harvester Ants For Ant Farms + Free Ant Food

LIVE ANTS *40* Active Western Harvester Ants For Ant Farms + Free Ant Food

$ 8.99

You will receive: 40 Active Western Harvester Ants  (Pogonomyrmex Occidentalis)  plus a small package of Ant Food.    Also, do you need moisture for your ants?  Click here for link to add water crystals: https://insectsales.com/products/insect-water-crystals Harvester Ants from Insect Sales.com are the perfect size for Ant Farms and Ant Habitat...


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