Five Fire Ant Colony Casting Session Part 1: Casts 1 & 2

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  • Published: 01 October 2016
  • I thought it would be cool to do a few ant colonies at a time, and show the result even if they didn't turn out that great to highlight how difficult casting can ant colonies be. But I actually got really good results. At least three of them are some of the best I've ever done and one is the largest I've done so far.

    The place where I am standing at the beginning of the video is the exact location of the cast in my first video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ8oUmWCPPo

    The second one didn't turn out that great. I used the remaining molten aluminum from the first cast because I didn't think it was going to take very much due to its small and washed out appearance. I was wrong and the result is very thin and fragile tunnel casts with a small solid portion deep in the ground.

    The first cast is cast #078: http://anthillart.com/castings/078

    The second one is cast #079 and I haven't posted pictures of the finished cast to the website as of yet.

    Part 2 of the 5 cast session can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsbNlqNa_d0

    Support Anthill Art by donating at https://www.patreon.com/anthillart
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Comments • 2 809

  • ItsJohnK Roblox
    ItsJohnK Roblox  12 hours back

    1:51 xd

    • Iron Man
      Iron Man  2 days back

      Did those ants died????

      • Gerald Charles
        Gerald Charles  5 days back

        Not art that's killing innocent ants there not in his home

        • Elena Jasmine
          Elena Jasmine  1 weeks back

          Ants : went shopping

          Later

          Ants : what happend

          • GratedOcean 2
            GratedOcean 2  1 weeks back

            Don’t worry guys. Ants were just paid actors.

            • s Sеda
              s Sеda  1 weeks back

              👎👎👎👎👎👎

              • Wolf Shinobi
                Wolf Shinobi  1 weeks back

                Are we the bad people in this situation?

                • Delfiohaldygemelioputracahyo Fio

                  Koe sok mben nang neroko di grujok gunui genten le

                  • Alexander Cho
                    Alexander Cho  2 weeks back

                    freak

                    • mannequin12
                      mannequin12  2 weeks back

                      I have so many questions.. why weren’t there any ants around the anthill? How/where did he get the water supply for the water jet in the area? Did he pour the cast into empty colonies?

                      • Адам Абдулхаджиев

                        Хуйня

                        • FrizFroz
                          FrizFroz  2 weeks back

                          I suppose those ants that weren’t in the colony when this happened are now cast-aways...

                          • Mannyr 2424
                            Mannyr 2424  2 weeks back

                            Oddly satisfied

                            • TableIrony
                              TableIrony  2 weeks back

                              Idk what will happen but damn ur lucky AntsCanada hasnt seen this yet XD

                            • IOUGaming
                              IOUGaming  2 weeks back

                              Where do u live
                              Like what region, because it’s ok to kill fire ants in non native places and I suggest u not kill them in their native range but whatever

                            • Cynthia Garrison
                              Cynthia Garrison  2 weeks back

                              What do you with these? Do you sell them? They are quite beautiful.

                            • Benjamin Danielsen
                              Benjamin Danielsen  2 weeks back

                              Do you have any recommendations for how to do this to a wasp nest? Thanks in advance.

                              • TheWhaleGamer
                                TheWhaleGamer  2 weeks back

                                Ant man be like

                                • Javier Peck
                                  Javier Peck  2 weeks back

                                  imagine how many oofs you would hear in this video if the ants made the roblox death sound when they die

                                  • Patricia Faircloth
                                    Patricia Faircloth  2 weeks back

                                    I absolutely love these. Bc I absolutely despise fire ants. I always say, " Satan in a bigamist and all his wives are queen fire ants." And all you prissy flakes that have never been attacked by these miniature monsters have no idea how bad it hurts to be swarmed by them.

                                    • Bonnie Watts
                                      Bonnie Watts  2 weeks back

                                      Burn those little bastards. Its really bad when they bite. Swelling, pain, fluid builds, pus.

                                      • Матвей Рацой

                                        Its funny for you, killing bees and ants? Just drink yourselve this alluminium, stupid idiot

                                        • CharbzHarbz
                                          CharbzHarbz  2 weeks back

                                          Матвей Рацой Holy shit if you love ants so much, then go stick your d*ck in an anthill. Let’s be honest, that’s the closest thing to sex you will ever get in your life.

                                        • mr.chicken
                                          mr.chicken  2 weeks back

                                          It says in the description that they're abandoned and colonies

                                        • Матвей Рацой
                                          Матвей Рацой  2 weeks back

                                          @CharbzHarbz You will not pay attention to this or that until this aluminum pours into your ass. I recall the saying that "people do not deserve the Earth." Especially idiots who can’t come up with any other entertainment than to mock wildlife

                                        • CharbzHarbz
                                          CharbzHarbz  2 weeks back

                                          I miss the old days when people weren’t sensitive to everything.

                                      • EL EK
                                        EL EK  2 weeks back

                                        "What a nice day, let's go and see how our neighbours doing"
                                        *moments later*
                                        "Holy ants!!!"

                                        • Trinston Michaels
                                          Trinston Michaels  3 weeks back

                                          trinston was here

                                          • ghostly drifter
                                            ghostly drifter  3 weeks back

                                            0:24 Why does the mud look like melting chocolate with a surprise center....

                                            And why does it look so

                                            𝘿 𝙀 𝙇 𝙄 𝘾 𝙄 𝙊 𝙐 𝙎

                                            • DJ Atomic
                                              DJ Atomic  3 weeks back

                                              I feel bad for the ants

                                              • Ky49Zo49
                                                Ky49Zo49  3 weeks back

                                                Karma gone get yu ina ass

                                                • Anna 3084
                                                  Anna 3084  3 weeks back

                                                  That's one way to get rid of your fire ant problem

                                                  • Earthling
                                                    Earthling  3 weeks back

                                                    That....... Is what I call consecutive colony kill!😈😈😈😈😈

                                                    • Pixel Pudding
                                                      Pixel Pudding  3 weeks back

                                                      Him : starts filming with camera

                                                      Ants:😳

                                                      • Freelance Brnd
                                                        Freelance Brnd  3 weeks back

                                                        Lol rekt noobs

                                                        • Xx Dog_Lover xX
                                                          Xx Dog_Lover xX  3 weeks back

                                                          imagine a random dude walking up to the house of AntsCanada and pouring aluminum in his ant hills while digging up his lawn 🤣🤣🤣🤣

                                                          • Michael Hayes
                                                            Michael Hayes  3 weeks back

                                                            How about I pour this on you and your family huh let me burn you and your family alive like you did to them

                                                            • CharbzHarbz
                                                              CharbzHarbz  2 weeks back

                                                              Man stop being a pussy. They’re just ants.

                                                            • Isaac Hinds
                                                              Isaac Hinds  3 weeks back

                                                              You can't read right? Or are you one of the dumb fucks that think I to cool to look up INVASIVE ANT SPECIES near me.

                                                          • Chili Verde
                                                            Chili Verde  3 weeks back

                                                            I am surprised PETA and YouTube haven’t had you investigated by the Federal Bug Investigators (FBI)!

                                                          • Ross Russell
                                                            Ross Russell  3 weeks back

                                                            It's so satisfying to watch a whole fire ant colony die at once. And it makes beautiful art to boot. I like that crackeling sound the ants make as they vaporize.

                                                            • Elinor Jones
                                                              Elinor Jones  3 weeks back

                                                              Poor ants. What did they ever do to you to destroy their home and kill them in the process?

                                                              • Isaac Hinds
                                                                Isaac Hinds  3 weeks back

                                                                How bout reading a fucking description before mouthing of shit you don't know.

                                                            • ell
                                                              ell  3 weeks back

                                                              2:13 lmbo that scared me really badly

                                                              • M K
                                                                M K  3 weeks back

                                                                I now want to take a fuckton of aluminum and use it on every ant colony and wasp nest within a 2-hour drive.

                                                                • some one
                                                                  some one  3 weeks back

                                                                  When you did here in phillipines you better watch yourself coz there are elements in ants colony hahaha(sorry for bad english)

                                                                  • Abdulrahman Alateeqi
                                                                    Abdulrahman Alateeqi  3 weeks back

                                                                    2:14 me when I drink one bottle of water

                                                                    2:38 me when I drink 5 bottles of water 😂

                                                                  • Peter
                                                                    Peter  3 weeks back

                                                                    This is so cool

                                                                    • Samantha Dean
                                                                      Samantha Dean  3 weeks back

                                                                      If you have ever had an ant invasion in your house, you would also find this video satisfying. ❤️

                                                                      • Tracy Lancaster
                                                                        Tracy Lancaster  3 weeks back

                                                                        Wa would you do that to a ant colony poor ants

                                                                        • SUPERPAX9
                                                                          SUPERPAX9  3 weeks back

                                                                          Do you kill & destroy active & living ant colonies/ territories ?

                                                                        • Mittal Krishna
                                                                          Mittal Krishna  3 weeks back

                                                                          Why you kill the aunts?

                                                                          • Yukkuri Yukaina Yu
                                                                            Yukkuri Yukaina Yu  3 weeks back

                                                                            何故かハマる

                                                                          • Cali Cilmi
                                                                            Cali Cilmi  3 weeks back

                                                                            A savage

                                                                            • Danny Snoeren
                                                                              Danny Snoeren  3 weeks back

                                                                              What the fuck am i watching, 3th episode already.