Saying Goodbye to My Fire Ant Queen | She Will Die Now

It's a very sad day. I was truly looking forward to having a new fire ant colony this year from this newly caught queen ant with eggs. Unfortunately, it just wasn't meant to be. I'll have to say goodbye to her, and I explain in this video why and how I need to do it. However, there is hope and I will not give up. Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution.


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  • AntsCanada
    AntsCanadaVor 17 Tage

    I'm pretty sad about this queen fire ant. But, you'll see why at the very end, I still have hope for the future. Ant love forever!

  • o k

    o k

    Vor 21 Stunde

    @Jessica Pace it's big enough for now, all she would be focusing would be to start a colony, plus in the wild they isolate their self in a chamber they made

  • Jessica Pace

    Jessica Pace

    Vor Tag

    U made money off her so give her a bigger house. Its the least u can do

  • Jessica Pace

    Jessica Pace

    Vor Tag

    Shes by herself abd alone. It must be lonely. U can give her a bigger house

  • Jessica Pace

    Jessica Pace

    Vor Tag

    At least give her a bigger house o.e...kindness is a virtue

  • Evangeline Tinador

    Evangeline Tinador

    Vor 2 Tage


  • Godzilla (a Kaiju)
    Godzilla (a Kaiju)Vor Stunde

    The people who disliked were real ant lovers and we're too sad to like.

  • Tah Tab
    Tah TabVor 3 Stunden

    when will he release all the ant families he has and make them go on a full out war

  • Luca Doge
    Luca DogeVor 4 Stunden

    im speending $300 or more to upgrade my ant colony

  • Conor Devan
    Conor DevanVor 4 Stunden


  • Charles Macayan
    Charles MacayanVor 5 Stunden

    That's so sad

  • Emmett Gross
    Emmett GrossVor 10 Stunden

    She ate here eggs?!?!

  • Emmett Gross

    Emmett Gross

    Vor 10 Stunden

    Ik it can happen but it’s rare

  • Aparna Easwar
    Aparna EaswarVor Tag

    As a beekeeper and therefore a keeper of another species in family hymnoptera, have you ever tried using a queen cage for bees with a new queen when your old one dies in order to salvage the colony? The idea is that the ants/bees will chew through a little candy plug and by the time they get to the other side, the queen smells like the rest of the colony/hive and they accept her. It works in beekeeping, and I think it might be worth a try in ant keeping. Also the answer to the question is whether the egg the ant hatched from was fertilized or not because if it was, it has a full set of chromasomes and it will develop into a female. Otherwise it will develop into a male:

  • Karen Denne
    Karen DenneVor Tag

    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭don’t kill her😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Karen Denne

    Karen Denne

    Vor Tag

    You can’t just kill ants it’s mean and ant bullying don’t listen to those people who said to kill her

  • Spacecrash
    SpacecrashVor 2 Tage

    Oh I see now that she failed to lay good eggs unfortunate but it happens

  • Gaming With Mason
    Gaming With MasonVor 2 Tage

    I guess I am too late

  • Hank
    HankVor 2 Tage

    Wait if she had a male ant once it matured she may be able to breed with the male

  • Flintobean
    FlintobeanVor 2 Tage


  • Marcus Lam
    Marcus LamVor 3 Tage

    Ants can still mate without wings can’t they? He should’ve gotten a male alate from the Phoenix empire and bred it with the unfertilised queen

  • Jamie Zweiacher
    Jamie ZweiacherVor 3 Tage

    Good bye 😭

  • Ongoing Coyote
    Ongoing CoyoteVor 3 Tage

    Could you have taken a male from the other colony and put him in the test tube with the new queen?

  • xairt
    xairtVor 3 Tage


  • TNT Cubes
    TNT CubesVor 3 Tage


    MF BURNSVor 3 Tage


  • ⬅️this is a sniper
    ⬅️this is a sniperVor 3 Tage

    Outside my house, theres a huge colony of fire ants and I saw one queen in my living room.

  • Omega
    OmegaVor 4 Tage

    I may have found a queen but I can’t tell it’s got weird white things on it but it might be hair it’s bigger than a normal ant but I can’t see the wings scars anywhere can you help me mike I have a picture of it I’m also going to show it over on my channel so can you look at the video mike please

  • RaCesw3
    RaCesw3Vor 4 Tage

    The unfertilized eggs could be the next ant messiah.

  • •Lilac Rose•
    •Lilac Rose•Vor 4 Tage

    Ah well I guess my suggestion on the other video doesn't matter now-

  • Wmr Cats
    Wmr CatsVor 5 Tage

    jesus loves you guys

  • C r o s s Playz
    C r o s s PlayzVor 5 Tage

    Voice crack

  • KillTheCupcakes
    KillTheCupcakesVor 5 Tage

    So the females are only good for you as long as they’re fertile? Weird

  • Lily Flavin
    Lily FlavinVor 5 Tage

    The people in the comments complaining about the cliffhangers probably haven’t been here very long lol

  • Monte Young
    Monte YoungVor 5 Tage

    Can you just fertilizer her

  • Toy Luten
    Toy LutenVor 5 Tage


  • 0nceq
    0nceqVor 6 Tage


  • Agent Jones
    Agent JonesVor 7 Tage

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!! My god this is sad 😭😭😭😭😞🥲

  • Orange Cloud
    Orange CloudVor 7 Tage

    question: why does the fire ant queen need to be kept seperate?

  • Cheems the doggo
    Cheems the doggoVor 7 Tage

    Opps I stepped on one of those 😳 queen ants but it wasn’t a fire ant queen

  • sylvia evbakoe
    sylvia evbakoeVor 7 Tage

    the factor that determines the sex of an ant is if it is fertilized or not if it is fertilized it has a better chance of be coming female, if not fertilized it has a high possibility of becoming male.

  • Still Stormie72
    Still Stormie72Vor 7 Tage

    Crazy how valuable the life of one little ant can become when watching the AC channel...*sigh* :(

  • dawg go gow
    dawg go gowVor 7 Tage

    I saw a ant queen and i dont kill it i let him free

  • gamo
    gamoVor 7 Tage


  • Slick
    SlickVor 7 Tage

    Where are the termites

  • Slick
    SlickVor 7 Tage

    What happened to the fire nation

  • Eladia francisco
    Eladia franciscoVor 8 Tage

    i caught an camponotus alate that about to break her last wing but ended up dead and also she laid eggs now i have fire ant queen with nanitics

  • lol idk why here im just here
    lol idk why here im just hereVor 8 Tage

    Uhhh I thought the thumbnail said THICK instead of tragic how?

  • Akuda Silver
    Akuda SilverVor 8 Tage

    Oh my😱😭😭😭😭😭she died?! Why? Bc I'm a kid watching your Videos so pls tell me something that's really important for keeping ants in the future

  • Dennis Lanto
    Dennis LantoVor 8 Tage

    Whats your favorit colony in your place telll me in chat and i will try plan this plan when phonix empire dies then put favorit ant colony will go thare right or just leave this

  • Ants Kingdom Asia
    Ants Kingdom AsiaVor 8 Tage

    Considering the huge and beautiful world's you build, you should try to keep Leptogenys. It's difficult to keep them but nothing will be more dramatic than to watch the Leptogenys hunting preys in the beautiful worlds you create.

  • Enough Moth
    Enough MothVor 8 Tage

    Wow how do you find a queen ant. I can’t find a single one, can you tell me how?

  • вαmвínα
    вαmвínαVor 9 Tage

    Replace the. Queen. Its ok i hope she will reincarnate

  • UnderCover Doggo
    UnderCover DoggoVor 9 Tage

    Thought you said there would a plot twist at the end of This episode! :/

  • Dhruv Mukherjee
    Dhruv MukherjeeVor 9 Tage

    The number of chromosomes an ant has. If it is Haploid, it's going to be a male ant. If it is Diploid, it will be a female ant(worker or queen).

  • Carl Villena
    Carl VillenaVor 10 Tage


  • Johmar Gutierrez
    Johmar GutierrezVor 10 Tage


  • Sprout_Gaming - Brawl Stars and More!
    Sprout_Gaming - Brawl Stars and More!Vor 10 Tage

    R.I.P (T_T)

  • Steve Siegelin
    Steve SiegelinVor 10 Tage

    You could have let her go to knowing she is sterile and she would have fed life somewhere.

  • Steve Siegelin
    Steve SiegelinVor 10 Tage

    I hate to say it but I'm kind of glad she was sterile. I voted to kill it due to the fact that is an invasive species. There are thousands of others. Once the ant room is set up it will be very easy to repopulate a fire ant colony if needed.

  • Louis S
    Louis SVor 10 Tage

    The Male Ants have wings and the female dont (except Young Queens)

  • Aida Sorge
    Aida SorgeVor 10 Tage

    :0 by the look of it I feel like it is blood ants

  • Leron Jones
    Leron JonesVor 10 Tage

    Would have liked to observe you introducing her into the Phoenix empire to see how they would react maybe newly birthed male grows to father his guess it would be his sister daughters yeah eww lol but I’m just to into the context

  • Name Jeff
    Name JeffVor 10 Tage

    Come on now, a cliffhanger every episode? Really getting old.

  • Michael Lang
    Michael LangVor 10 Tage

    I don't know if this would work but couldn't you just keep here ant hav a pet ant queen with out a colony and just feed her tea spoons of jelly sugar water and roch juice?

  • tom novy
    tom novyVor 10 Tage

    wait IS IT THE PHOENIX EMPIRE ^bigpanik because havent watched channel in like 6 months^

  • tom novy

    tom novy

    Vor 10 Tage

    okay its ok now

  • Reynaldo Nava
    Reynaldo NavaVor 10 Tage

    Ac: Ac family did you enjoy today's video? Literally everyone subscribed:

  • Eren Jeager
    Eren JeagerVor 10 Tage

    Do you know what species op ants there are in Norway? Im a new ambicious antkeeper.

  • Elliotrope Dofus
    Elliotrope DofusVor 10 Tage

    Im sad for the queen but is the axolotl still alive

  • maanyah bhalala
    maanyah bhalalaVor 10 Tage

    Don't kill her ple I am cring🥺🥺😭😭😭😭

  • Kingslime 1282
    Kingslime 1282Vor 10 Tage

    Hello ac crew I got a new carpenter queen any recommendations

  • unknown
    unknownVor 10 Tage


  • N/A N/A
    N/A N/AVor 11 Tage

    R.I.P fire queen.

  • Sheyli :3
    Sheyli :3Vor 11 Tage


  • COMafia
    COMafiaVor 11 Tage

    If a worker ant was to fight a drone ant who would win? Not realistic, just fight based on strengths and weaknesses.

  • Poppie Searchfield

    Poppie Searchfield

    Vor 10 Tage

    I would guess the worker since the worker works her whole life and defending the nest is part of her job.. Mr. Drone spends all his time wondering around aimlessly, eating and sleeping then he goes out, mates once and dies 😂🐜💟

  • RudyIII Doliente
    RudyIII DolienteVor 11 Tage

    Are house ants able to keep as pets? I saw a trail of ants in our bathroom door frame. I saw also multiple ants bigger than normal with wings. Are those the queen ants?

  • Brice Li
    Brice LiVor 11 Tage


  • Delma Farmer
    Delma FarmerVor 11 Tage


  • Ray Casas
    Ray CasasVor 11 Tage

    Can she be kept alive like a really needy pet?

  • Mr Splash
    Mr SplashVor 11 Tage

    How are the axolots

  • Lucy Graser
    Lucy GraserVor 11 Tage

    poor thing,,,

  • Pranav Venki
    Pranav VenkiVor 11 Tage

  • R142 Train
    R142 TrainVor 11 Tage

    ac answer: what factor determined the sex of an ant is that sex is determined by the number of chromosomes haploid eggs that have half of the genetic code of female but does not have the other half from male sperm to add to the genes

  • Chima Abraham-Igwe
    Chima Abraham-IgweVor 11 Tage

    oh my god, noooo.

  • Yuliet Valdes
    Yuliet ValdesVor 11 Tage

    When nuptrul flght starts they fly in the air. The queen mates with a mate/male ant. And gose to the ground bracks off her wings and digs a houl to start her colony

  • tom novy

    tom novy

    Vor 10 Tage

    yes true ^trying to ignore the bad english^

  • Warehouse
    WarehouseVor 11 Tage

    check this out:

  • Elizabeth Dickson
    Elizabeth DicksonVor 11 Tage

    You should get a turtle

  • Infernus
    InfernusVor 11 Tage

    I gonna die pls tell me this is s dream pls god pls

  • Dre I
    Dre IVor 11 Tage

    Does anyone live in Indiana and trying to sell queen ants/ founded colonies

  • Obi
    ObiVor 11 Tage

    :( 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • khristine510
    khristine510Vor 11 Tage


  • TDS Gecko Gaming
    TDS Gecko GamingVor 11 Tage

    I’ve been waiting for Nuptial flight FOR TO LONG! I failed last years nuptial flight since the queen I caught last year wasn’t fertile and In Europe we are 1-2 months away from Nuptial flight season. I need a Ant Colony!!

  • Velocityraptor
    VelocityraptorVor 11 Tage

    To answer the AC question of the week: What determines the sex of an ant is the number of chromosomes, and whether or not the queen is fertilized.

  • Stealth Hiker
    Stealth HikerVor 11 Tage

    please help ``` my big head ants died off only the queen is left i moved her back to a test tube from the ants Canada habitat i had them in

  • milkykai✔️


    Vor 11 Tage

    So sad... im so sorry for your difficulties

  • Gregory Goku God
    Gregory Goku GodVor 11 Tage

    Hey antscanada, I am insanely terrified of insects, I mean I panic or have a panic attack sometimes when I see them but I'm still watching your vids because they are cool -from gregory

  • Samen Ran
    Samen RanVor 11 Tage


  • Samen Ran
    Samen RanVor 11 Tage


  • BirdRangers
    BirdRangersVor 11 Tage

    You make good videos but you speak a lot and repeate things that you have already said many times

  • Dah G Man
    Dah G ManVor 11 Tage

    Such a shame, but it is nature after all

  • Mayra Sandoval
    Mayra SandovalVor 11 Tage

    I want to see the video of the ants that have mites on them... thats so sad :( I want to take them off haha

  • MaFiaShotzX
    MaFiaShotzXVor 11 Tage

    what ever happened to the axolotls

  • Crom Pazuzu
    Crom PazuzuVor 11 Tage

    Hi everyone ! I’ve been an entomologist for over 30 years. I’ve travelled the world studying insects and have dealt with these ant queens before. You CAN SAVE THEM! It’s REALLY SIMPLE All you need to do is.... Find out how to in my comments over the next few videos... Maybe

  • tom novy

    tom novy

    Vor 10 Tage

    you really want this queen to die dont you?

  • NA NA
    NA NAVor 11 Tage

    Id be curios how your ants would respawn to giving them harataki and playing them like singing bowls

  • itz kayla playz
    itz kayla playzVor 11 Tage

    poor queen fire ant... I really wished it would lived longer with us:c

  • Fox
    FoxVor 11 Tage

    Fertile queen ant: *gets in sight of AC* AC: *FREN*



    Vor 8 Tage

    So... basically ac thinks every ant is a f r e n

  • Carbon Hydrated

    Carbon Hydrated

    Vor 11 Tage


  • ItFlames Let's Go PVP
    ItFlames Let's Go PVPVor 11 Tage

    Do you have any bullet ants if not please make a video

    SHEEEEESHVor 11 Tage

    Hey.. you.. yes you, theres a fly on your screen!