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!

    AntsCanadaAntsCanada22 gün önce
    • Boom Bear BB something local

      Flower PFlower P8 saatler önce
    • 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 calfurniGün önce
    • Melisandre, often referred to as the Red Woman, was a Red Priestess in GoT

      ifoundthistodayifoundthistoday6 gün önce
    • My kids absolutely love your channel

      DERPDERP8 gün önce
  • *sees mealworm* i ate one of those last friday and it was surprisingly yummy

    Nancy KuetbachNancy Kuetbach12 saatler önce
  • I watch this channel because of his calming voice and his.knowledge

    Ethan MouseEthan MouseGün önce
  • 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 HandleyGün önce
  • Name her Royal Majesty Sofie

    Sarah-Jayne HandleySarah-Jayne HandleyGün önce
  • "A rock hard pocket of *POOP* "

    Psycho ShattererPsycho ShattererGün önce
  • They need protein so the queen ant can lay more eggs

    knight panicknight panicGün önce
  • Ants are incredible creatures!

    Cheez-it JeefCheez-it Jeef2 gün önce
  • Tbh I like the name- Queen Ember

    KarlieKarlie2 gün önce
  • Love this story line x

    Michelle WestroppMichelle Westropp2 gün önce
  • 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

    1980tazzy1980tazzy2 gün önce

    My Granny sits on me xoxoxooxoxMy Granny sits on me xoxoxooxox2 gün önce
  • Give them some hi vis food

    Paratrooper06Paratrooper062 gün önce
  • If the need meat to grow faster than why don't you feed meat first then introduce them to sweets.

    Trina PatelTrina Patel3 gün önce
  • the fire nation will always be remembered may they Rest In Peace

    The unknownThe unknown3 gün önce
  • 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 Rumour4 gün önce
  • 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

    Craig’s CraigCraig’s Craig4 gün önce
  • 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 Plays4 gün önce
  • Wonderful! I love them!

    Italy VenezianoItaly Veneziano4 gün önce
  • The video footage of the ant larvae “swallowing” is INCREDIBLE! Amazing high definition footage! Well done!

    Clearly EpicClearly Epic4 gün önce
  • Should of named her lady lava

    niall merriganniall merrigan4 gün önce
  • We had so many good Christmases with the fire Nation 💪😓👍

    jacob Beachjacob Beach5 gün önce
  • 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 ki65 gün önce
  • The music on these videos is scored so well that it really enhances the experience. Nice job!

    PrivateEyeYiYiPrivateEyeYiYi5 gün önce
  • The queen of fire

    EverydayWith EliEverydayWith Eli5 gün önce

    HashimTheDreamHashimTheDream6 gün önce
  • 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.

    CandiedCorvidCandiedCorvid6 gün önce
  • So the larve grow faster

    Staci YoungStaci Young6 gün önce
  • Hey how big of a colony is needed if they were to eat an adult male?

    Sabrina MillerSabrina Miller6 gün önce
  • 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 Lee7 gün önce
    • Sorry Phoenix Empire my bad

      Jesse LeeJesse Lee7 gün önce
  • giant ant colony just sprung up outside my house, 1.5 million views inc

    ProtMythicProtMythic7 gün önce
  • Some school systems should get with you and have you make educational packages.

    ssjwesssjwes7 gün önce
  • 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

    machopimachopi7 gün önce
  • I’m used to hearing Fire Nation, tho

    ACAC7 gün önce
  • I love them

    Radical bruhRadical bruh7 gün önce
  • Feels like the beginning of a StarCraft game

    IntensoPowerIntensoPower8 gün önce
  • I have fireants all around me and any good fireant is a dead one. You know they will eat your house too??????!!

    Patrick FaulkPatrick Faulk8 gün önce
  • Some really incredible footage here!! Goooo Phoenix Colony!!

    High Rock HoneyHigh Rock Honey8 gün önce
  • 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 Bear8 gün önce
  • 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 samuel8 gün önce
  • 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 skeleton8 gün önce
  • I wish i could name it the phoenix union

    Nuggety RiotsNuggety Riots8 gün önce
  • OMG I OWN 2 BIG ENTIRE BUCKETS OF ANTS!each bucket has 20 I have total 40 ants

    Virendra SinghVirendra Singh8 gün önce
  • 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 Frsh8 gün önce
  • 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.

    CryoraptorCryoraptor8 gün önce
  • the name is : Queen

    PendPossum ytPendPossum yt9 gün önce
  • so theres a chance that the tiny black rock i picked up was ant poop...

    Beep BeepBeep Beep9 gün önce
  • What if there was a Gordan Ramsey ant and he was like: This mealworm needs salt u fking donkey!

    FyXedFyXed9 gün önce
  • Wonder why so many people disliked

    Woofers yes.Woofers yes.9 gün önce
  • Every day is a special day for the ants

    Woodland Foxes9Woodland Foxes99 gün önce
  • Once i realized you were dragging this out for time i stopped watching.

    Burning FlagBurning Flag10 gün önce
  • Amataresu it's perfect

    Crimson demon chanCrimson demon chan10 gün önce
  • R.I.P fire nation 2015-2020 🕊🕊🕊🕊

    dylan 00dylan 0010 gün önce
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    KK NATIONKK NATION10 gün önce
  • 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

    GardenpopGardenpop10 gün önce
  • At first I thought the black stuff was the worker ants poop

    RBLX ArsenalRBLX Arsenal10 gün önce
  • Name her Queen Ember

    Kathy JadedKathy Jaded11 gün önce
  • You should call the queen: Ember Empress’ Rather than ‘Empress Ember’, Ember Empress sounds more good than Empress Ember. Edit: You give them a Philipino’s Flag. Philipino = Philippine Person.

    Desiree ManaloDesiree Manalo11 gün önce
  • my friend ik you has life of own BUT i need an update on this colony also every thought about putting and ant colony on twich

    tim froemeltim froemel11 gün önce
  • How the crap did this guy make fire ants interesting enough to watch lol

    NebetusNebetus11 gün önce
  • if possible name the queen falra

    Christopher MaloneyChristopher Maloney11 gün önce
  • Is the Phoenix Empire a replacement for the fire nation?

    RigoRigo11 gün önce
    • Wait nvm I saw what happened 😔😞😖😔😞😖 It's a sad thing

      RigoRigo11 gün önce
  • See I like how the phoneix nation isn't like a destructive swarm like the fire nation its like its own little party

    YurigamXYurigamX11 gün önce
  • Could you make sure the meal-worm was proper dead first? ¬¬

    Ravick BitencourtRavick Bitencourt11 gün önce
  • Lol for some reason I liked the video because of an ad

    Very epic fortnite GamerVery epic fortnite Gamer11 gün önce
  • Having Netflix, HBO and PrimeVideo... Here I am, watching ants on youtube 😅🐜 And the thing it's that it's better than 99% of stuff there

    wiroswiros11 gün önce
  • The he'll am I doing in my life watching ants vids 2:30 am?

    rhapsy babyrhapsy baby11 gün önce
  • The start sounds like an anime opening, ngl.

    ScampiCatScampiCat11 gün önce
  • they are growing again

    Rj MorandarteRj Morandarte11 gün önce
  • For some reason this vid reminds me of factions from minecraft

    Randolph EndencioRandolph Endencio12 gün önce