HAVING TROUBLE SELECTING THE RIGHT ANT AND FARM FOR BEGINNERS

We can Taylor a setup with all the extras that you will need without having to go through all our pages.  All we need is your email and a rough idea of what you require, our initial invoice can be easily added too or products removed if not required. Let us know your budget and we will do the rest.

We will do a package deal and send you an invoice. If you want to change something on the invoice we can do that for you as well.

If you are a beginner to this exciting education hobby welcome to our site and you can be sure you are dealing with one of the most knowledgeable Ant Keepers in Australia. Our Team is here to help with your exciting new venture.

All our products have been tested for suitability for our local Ants and you will not be disappointed with our Gauranteed live delivery. Our products are of the highest quality and have all been tested for our Aussie Ants.

All Ants are posted express with signature, this means they are not left in hot mail boxes and if you are not at home when they arrive, they will be taken to your local mail centre.  All Ants are posted on Mondays and Tuesdays to ensure weekday delivery with no weekend delays.

Most suitable Ants for Beginners that we sell are:

Small black Ant queen with workers (fast colony growth life of queen 1/5 years)

Sugar Ant queen Camponotus Consobrinus (over time to large colony life of queen up to approx 15 years plus).

Sugar Ant Golden Camponotus Aenepilosos  (over time to large colony life of queen up to approx 15 years plus).

Camponotus Lownie (over time to a smaller size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus

Camponotus from Cairns sp  (over time to large colony life of queen up to approx 15 years plus).

Aphaenogaster longicepts Funnel Ant  (over time to a medium size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus).

Piedolie Big Headed Harvester Ant  (over time to a medium size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus).

Some Experience

Camponotus Nigricepts (over time to a smaller size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus.)

Meat Ant Iridomyrmex Purpureus (rapid colony growth similar to the small black pavement Ant. Colony can grow to a very large state) Queen life expectancy 15 years plus. 

Camponotus Suffusus  (over time to a smaller size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus.)

Good Ant Keeping knowledge and Experience

Green Tree Ant Oecophylla Smaragdina  Colony can grow to a very large state) Queen life expectancy 15 years plus).

Myrmecia Pilosula Tasmanian Jumping Jack  (over time to a smaller size colony life of queen up to 15 years plus.)

Myrmecia Nigricepts Australian Bullant  (over time to a smaller mediume colony life of queen up to 15 years plus.)

Myrmecia Tasata Bullant  (over time to a smaller medium colony life of queen up to 15 years plus.)

Life spans of Queens are only a guide and a lot will depend on care and feeding of the Colony to obtain the optimum results. Ants are a living Animal and should be cared for and treated as such. A lot of our colonies that we sell are in their second year and ready to really thrive.

Paul Hailes

your Ant Guru