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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  • 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!

    AntsCanadaAntsCanadaVor 29 Tage
    • Boom Bear BB something local

      Flower PFlower PVor 6 Tage
    • 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

      corso calfurnicorso calfurniVor 7 Tage
    • Melisandre, often referred to as the Red Woman, was a Red Priestess in GoT

      ifoundthistodayifoundthistodayVor 12 Tage
    • My kids absolutely love your channel

      DERPDERPVor 14 Tage
  • if you ever need a crap load of fire ants again, just take a trip to Florida. We have tons of those invasive ants.

    Scuba GuyScuba GuyVor Stunde
  • what's the music at 9:13 ?

    JeanPierre BartonJeanPierre BartonVor 19 Stunden
  • 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!

    ZenpaperZenpaperVor 21 Stunde
  • Queen Amaterasu was a good name, and makes perfect sense, along with Queen Hestia

    Randomgamer YTRandomgamer YTVor 22 Stunden
  • To help get more ants

    ido dolevido dolevVor Tag
  • 4:37 is when he starts feeding

    Ashlyn SmithAshlyn SmithVor Tag
  • Loving Empress Ember the queen of the Phoenix empire.

    Pesuyna StudiosPesuyna StudiosVor Tag
  • I remember when this kid had like 30k man, he hasn't changed one bit.

    Zazzper McSilverZazzper McSilverVor Tag
  • Fire ants “ these milworms AAAAAAHHHHHH”

    WolfpackWolfpackVor Tag
  • What did you do with the remnants of The Fire Nation?.

    star flower25star flower25Vor 2 Tage
  • I wonder what happens whenever you put a pregant queen into a big terrarium. I dont reallt understand why they have to start small.

    JollyJollyVor 2 Tage
  • luv your vids! Keep up the good work! :D

    ArmyMenManArmyMenManVor 2 Tage
  • I know why it’s called the Phoenix Empire, a Phoenix is reborn from the ashes and the Fire Nation is reborn.

    Xander MedlinXander MedlinVor 3 Tage
  • To AntsCanada its a ant colony, to me its a Chihuahua colony

    Finn OsmondFinn OsmondVor 4 Tage
  • Everybody gangsta till the ants are scared

    Jepoy BontoJepoy BontoVor 5 Tage
  • *sees mealworm* i ate one of those last friday and it was surprisingly yummy

    Nancy KuetbachNancy KuetbachVor 6 Tage
  • I watch this channel because of his calming voice and his.knowledge

    Ethan MouseEthan MouseVor 7 Tage
  • 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 HandleySarah-Jayne HandleyVor 7 Tage
  • Name her Royal Majesty Sofie

    Sarah-Jayne HandleySarah-Jayne HandleyVor 7 Tage
  • "A rock hard pocket of *POOP* "

    Psycho ShattererPsycho ShattererVor 7 Tage
  • They need protein so the queen ant can lay more eggs

    knight panicknight panicVor 7 Tage
  • Ants are incredible creatures!

    Cheez-it JeefCheez-it JeefVor 8 Tage
  • Tbh I like the name- Queen Ember

    KarlieKarlieVor 8 Tage
  • Love this story line x

    Michelle WestroppMichelle WestroppVor 8 Tage
  • 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

    1980tazzy1980tazzyVor 8 Tage

    ZodiacccZodiacccVor 8 Tage
  • Give them some hi vis food

    Paratrooper06Paratrooper06Vor 8 Tage
  • If the need meat to grow faster than why don't you feed meat first then introduce them to sweets.

    Trina PatelTrina PatelVor 9 Tage
  • the fire nation will always be remembered may they Rest In Peace

    The unknownThe unknownVor 9 Tage
  • 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!

    Sammy RumourSammy RumourVor 10 Tage
  • 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

    xd RedZonexd RedZoneVor 10 Tage
  • Ac question of the week: Ant colonies need protein because protein both helps the brood develop and the Queen lay eggs. I think.

    DegradingBear PlaysDegradingBear PlaysVor 10 Tage
  • Wonderful! I love them!

    Kumajiro WhoAreYou?Kumajiro WhoAreYou?Vor 10 Tage
  • The video footage of the ant larvae “swallowing” is INCREDIBLE! Amazing high definition footage! Well done!

    Clearly EpicClearly EpicVor 10 Tage
  • Should of named her lady lava

    niall merriganniall merriganVor 10 Tage
  • We had so many good Christmases with the fire Nation 💪😓👍

    jacob Beachjacob BeachVor 11 Tage
  • Ants vs spiders Ants vs other ants Ants vs *mites that suck blood and turn ants into zombies* And now... Ants vs mealworms

    gl!ch ki6gl!ch ki6Vor 11 Tage
  • The music on these videos is scored so well that it really enhances the experience. Nice job!

    PrivateEyeYiYiPrivateEyeYiYiVor 11 Tage
  • The queen of fire

    EverydayWith EliEverydayWith EliVor 12 Tage

    HashimTheDreamHashimTheDreamVor 12 Tage
  • 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.

    CandiedCorvidCandiedCorvidVor 12 Tage
  • So the larve grow faster

    Staci YoungStaci YoungVor 12 Tage
  • Hey how big of a colony is needed if they were to eat an adult male?

    Sabrina MillerSabrina MillerVor 12 Tage
  • 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 LeeJesse LeeVor 13 Tage
    • Sorry Phoenix Empire my bad

      Jesse LeeJesse LeeVor 13 Tage
  • giant ant colony just sprung up outside my house, 1.5 million views inc

    ProtMythicProtMythicVor 13 Tage
  • Some school systems should get with you and have you make educational packages.

    ssjwesssjwesVor 13 Tage
  • 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

    machopimachopiVor 13 Tage
  • I’m used to hearing Fire Nation, tho

    ACACVor 14 Tage
  • I love them

    Radical bruhRadical bruhVor 14 Tage
  • Feels like the beginning of a StarCraft game

    IntensoPowerIntensoPowerVor 14 Tage
  • I have fireants all around me and any good fireant is a dead one. You know they will eat your house too??????!!

    Patrick FaulkPatrick FaulkVor 14 Tage
  • Some really incredible footage here!! Goooo Phoenix Colony!!

    High Rock HoneyHigh Rock HoneyVor 14 Tage
  • 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 😊

    Munchy BearMunchy BearVor 14 Tage
  • 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?

    china samuelchina samuelVor 14 Tage
  • Qotw: protein is needed for building strength and muscle to help the next generation (and it helps the colony to grow faster)

    sans the skeletonsans the skeletonVor 14 Tage
  • I wish i could name it the phoenix union

    Nuggety RiotsNuggety RiotsVor 14 Tage
  • OMG I OWN 2 BIG ENTIRE BUCKETS OF ANTS!each bucket has 20 I have total 40 ants

    Virendra SinghVirendra SinghVor 15 Tage
  • U should make a plan so that u dont get a repeat of the fire nations end With their queen dieing So u should find a way so she cud produce another queen that will be able to mate

    Thomas FrshThomas FrshVor 15 Tage
  • I love how since the workers and queen protect and feed the larvae they have just lost every body feature over time and are basically lumps of cells with mouths and a few organs.

    CryoraptorCryoraptorVor 15 Tage
  • the name is : Queen

    PendPossum ytPendPossum ytVor 15 Tage
  • so theres a chance that the tiny black rock i picked up was ant poop...

    Beep BeepBeep BeepVor 15 Tage
  • What if there was a Gordan Ramsey ant and he was like: This mealworm needs salt u fking donkey!

    FyXedFyXedVor 15 Tage
  • Wonder why so many people disliked

    Woofers yes.Woofers yes.Vor 15 Tage
  • Every day is a special day for the ants

    Woodland Foxes9Woodland Foxes9Vor 15 Tage
  • Once i realized you were dragging this out for time i stopped watching.

    Burning FlagBurning FlagVor 16 Tage
  • Amataresu it's perfect

    Crimson demon chanCrimson demon chanVor 16 Tage
  • R.I.P fire nation 2015-2020 🕊🕊🕊🕊

    dylan 00dylan 00Vor 16 Tage
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  • So I am a pre million member and at one point for months I stopped watching but now I remember why I fell in love with this channel

    GardenpopGardenpopVor 16 Tage