Hi, I'm Charlie. I set up this website to provide affordable items to assist you in your ant keeping hobby.

The majority of our items are designed for ant keeping and are printed on a 3D printer. I am a keen ant keeper myself and when first looking for nests for my ants, I was faced with spending a large amount of money, plus international shipping costs. This made the previously very cheap hobby quite a lot more expensive.

So I set out to design and make products myself to house my ants in. This lead me to opening my shop so that other people could benefit from my designs whilst keeping the budget low.

I also take requests, so if you have a burning need for something and you can't find it elsewhere, please let me know and I can see what I can do!

This being said, if you see any of my current items and you wish for a different size/colour to what is currently on offer, please let me know and I can likely adjust the design to cater for your needs.

Thank you for reading!



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Camponotus nicobarensis

Camponotus nicobarensis in Medium Chamber Nest tending to their brood pile

Camponotus niobarensis

Camponotus nicobarensis feeding on a cricket in our Ant Farm Outworld

Meranoplus bicolour

Meranoplus bicolour in our XS Chamber Nest tending to their brood pile

Queen Meranoplus bicolour

Queen Meranoplus bicolour on top of her brood pile in XS Chamber Nest

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We deliver all over the world, but please note we do not cover customs or duty fees that your country may incur on packages at the border. Your order will be packed with the utmost care and attention.

All our UK orders are delivered via Royal Mail so please allow a couple of days for delivery. International orders may take a few days longer.

Live ants are only sold within the UK and will only be sent by next day delivery. We will also only dispatch live ant parcels from Mon-Wed, so if you order later than these days, we will wait until the following Monday to dispatch. This is to limit the time the ants are being handled and give the best chances of the ants arriving in the best health possible!

Please notify us of any problems or issues with your order by emailing enquiries@antfarmsupplies.com


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Bespoke orders

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If you have anything bespoke you want making for your colony that you can't find on this site, then feel free to reach out to us on our Contact page. It can be something completely new, or just a variation of any of our current listings.

The majority of our products are designed and printed on 3D printers so we can make pretty much anything you want (within reason!).

If you have any questions about specific products or larger quantities please contact us.


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I had expected something that'd last a season, but it seems really well made. I bought 2 products for a couple of small rubra queens. I have no doubt these could easily be used to house up to 100+ without much of a problem, the top sliding plastic fits really well, the test tubes fit really well too. My existing fit on the same. 1 test tube purchased from another company doesnt fit very well at all, I made it work though. Highly recommend this product to anyone who has just got a queen.

mjbowman07, 07 Aug 2022

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The order arrived quickly & my son quickly set it up with his 'Queen' who promptly (to our delight & surprise) laid her first eggs! Thanks so much. We'll be buying from you again. Your advice too is much appreciated. 😊

Claire Payne, 23 Jul 2022

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The quality is really good and everything fits in place just right with no gaps, good price for the things you get, will buy from this store again!

Ellie, 03 Jun 2022

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Very good product, constructed very well and very good customer service 👍 Will refer to everyone about this company's products!!!!

Brian, 03 Jul 2022