War vs. Pharaoh Ants

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  • Published: 25 November 2017
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    A war has been waged against one of the most notorious pest ants in the entire world: pharaoh ants! Today we embark on a mission to eliminate a colony of pharaoh ants that have broken into my home and into our ant farm terrarium, where they endanger our pet ants, the Titans (Marauder ants, Carebara diversa). Watch how I deal with the pests in a way that is eco-friendly and pesticide-free.

    What we discover about pharaoh ants in this video will blow your mind, and just a hint: the ending will surprise you! Enjoy!

    Special thanks to Alex Wild of http://www.alexanderwild.com who allowed us to use his beautiful images of pharaoh ants. Be sure to visit his website to order prints of his nature photographs.

    Informational references:
    http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/ants/pharaoh_ant.htm
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharaoh_ant
    https://lifehacker.com/5835163/kill-bugs-with-diatomaceous-earth

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  • Ball
    Ball  2 years back

    When you your lizard dies so you convert it into an ant terrarium but the ants the were planned to move in there are killed by ants that live outside of a setup so you decide to move another colony in but they disappear for an extensive period of time so you move another colony in but they escape so you have to take them out, but then the ants that disappeared return but also a snake that eats ant babies is in the tank and it reproduces asexually so you have to find it and take it out, hoping to get revenge on the ants that killed the original colony that was going to move in but the snake dies, so you just go on and try and see if the ants that are in the terrarium are doing well and you discover that secretly a huge amount of them are living underground but then a savage supercolony breaks in and takes in all the food so you put death chalk around the terrarium before trapping and enslaving the invaders.

    • The Won That loss
      The Won That loss  2 months back

      @Buddah 22 I laughed so hard.

    • Michael Aguillard
      Michael Aguillard  2 months back

      When u realize you need to go back and watch all these videos from the beginning

    • The Won That loss
      The Won That loss  2 months back

      It's a giant run-on sentence.

      But you know What?


      Describing eden' s history deserves this type of sentence. 👏👏

    • Galaxy
      Galaxy  3 months back

      Ball / just AC things \. 😂

    • EliKitty Cat
      EliKitty Cat  4 months back

      E

  • Tim YT
    Tim YT  1 days back

    You should army ants or leaf cutters

    • blitzkreig omega adventures

      if i was an ant i would construct wepons for fellow ants to use using sticks and leafs

      • T G
        T G  4 days back

        The pharaoh ant carries and may transmit many diseases, such as salmonella, staphylococcus, and clostridium, which may cause botulism.

        • Susmoosious Moose
          Susmoosious Moose  5 days back

          When you try to raid your neighbors house but you become your neighbors pet.

          • Luci The Sick
            Luci The Sick  6 days back

            Sugar highs?

            • Lumpy Lavacake
              Lumpy Lavacake  6 days back

              He is a little dramatic


              Leave a like if yes

              • Lumpy Lavacake
                Lumpy Lavacake  6 days back

                I feel sick

                • Truelove
                  Truelove  6 days back

                  'HOUSE OF HORUS"

                  • Albert Arul Prakash Rajendran

                    name the ants kings

                    • Ronald Joseph Embile
                      Ronald Joseph Embile  1 weeks back

                      10:02 Hello Eat Me Waving her Limps.

                      • Ronald Joseph Embile
                        Ronald Joseph Embile  1 weeks back

                        You are the Viral Man Singing Pilipino Song Like Freddie Mercury Aladdin etc .

                        • TheDocumentarianist
                          TheDocumentarianist  2 weeks back

                          a) alternating food may impair scent paths due to scent changes or their is indeed a lethargic change from processes materials versus organic materials. b) it might be wise to not state that your experiments are invading other tenants cabinets, although interesting, sounds a bit to real world for some. nice show.

                          • hezron tan
                            hezron tan  2 weeks back

                            Pilipinos are u here...

                            • hezron tan
                              hezron tan  2 weeks back

                              Woww ur in philippines..

                              • Wynter
                                Wynter  2 weeks back

                                If you had really good hearing, you could hear the chocolate stuffed ants singing bawdy songs on their way home.

                                • Joshua Chong
                                  Joshua Chong  2 weeks back

                                  I’m here from kurzgesagat going to 3 ant colony to here

                                  • James Lee
                                    James Lee  3 weeks back

                                    Army ants reporting sir !, we just need 300 .. we will take care of this pests. Spartans Ready !

                                    • Abs K
                                      Abs K  3 weeks back

                                      Wait are u mikey bustos? Why does it says antscananda but u live in manila?

                                      • iaagp
                                        iaagp  3 weeks back

                                        17:48 I really can't tell, I only see ants!

                                        • mao meow
                                          mao meow  3 weeks back

                                          this is like, the best channel everrrrrr lol so good.

                                          • suggerman1988
                                            suggerman1988  3 weeks back

                                            Your evicted.
                                            Sign here ....

                                            • suggerman1988
                                              suggerman1988  3 weeks back

                                              Somebody getting evicted

                                              • sticknstonesbrkbones
                                                sticknstonesbrkbones  3 weeks back

                                                Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into wars, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves... They do everything but watch television.
                                                Lewis Thomas

                                                • Josh Collins
                                                  Josh Collins  3 weeks back

                                                  2nd video ive seen of yours. and i dont pass out likes very often. you my good man deserve a like and follow.

                                                  • Matheus Pinheiro
                                                    Matheus Pinheiro  3 weeks back

                                                    That soundtrack tho

                                                    • Kelly Smith
                                                      Kelly Smith  4 weeks back

                                                      You need to write film scripts! IYou have a genius narration skills :)

                                                      • Patricia Lopes
                                                        Patricia Lopes  4 weeks back

                                                        Don't Kill it

                                                        • Ace Gamer
                                                          Ace Gamer  4 weeks back

                                                          The ant invasion.

                                                          • Abhinav Tarun
                                                            Abhinav Tarun  4 weeks back

                                                            What will happens if this guy's ant room encounter an earthquake.. 🤔🤔😨😨

                                                          • Luigi Chiodo
                                                            Luigi Chiodo  4 weeks back

                                                            Could they honestly beat the fire nation though:-/

                                                            • Ada Sierek
                                                              Ada Sierek  4 weeks back

                                                              19:32 the major ant keeps getting kicked by the roach

                                                              • Danius Juegos
                                                                Danius Juegos  4 weeks back

                                                                Bro kill the roach and worms before put to ants... A lot of suffering innecesary :( anyway nice video and canal

                                                                • lonma88
                                                                  lonma88  4 weeks back

                                                                  The Pharaoh ant Co. To ma house be for and they are at a large number

                                                                  • Cylvia Lian
                                                                    Cylvia Lian  4 weeks back

                                                                    Thank you so much for posting these videos playlists thingys. I have been following for years but didn't know this story bc i didn't what was what

                                                                    • soupyboy Mcgee
                                                                      soupyboy Mcgee  1 months back

                                                                      19:39 "ant love forever"
                                                                      Roach- *writhes in pain and agony of being eaten alive*

                                                                      • Dragon Master
                                                                        Dragon Master  1 months back

                                                                        You are a master narrator

                                                                        • Cory Brennan
                                                                          Cory Brennan  1 months back

                                                                          Not sure why youd wait until they killed titans.. as soon as you saw pharaoh ants, the traps should have been set

                                                                          • Nidish Sadipirala
                                                                            Nidish Sadipirala  1 months back

                                                                            this is defcon 1

                                                                            • Benjamin
                                                                              Benjamin  1 months back

                                                                              Kurzgesagt anyone?

                                                                              • Beasty 90
                                                                                Beasty 90  1 months back

                                                                                Erm, papa AC, you might want to tell your landlord about this bud, it can get SERIOUS!! What if they attack a kid? Or worse, a baby? They'll think theyll belong to you 😕😞 you'll get either booted out or made to remove them all bud 😣😭

                                                                                • Beasty 90
                                                                                  Beasty 90  1 months back

                                                                                  Wait, do ants get HIGH/DRUNK off chocolate?? 🤔😵I never thought id see that EVER!! Hahahhaha lol xx thank you xx

                                                                                  • Kenya Dennis
                                                                                    Kenya Dennis  1 months back

                                                                                    What's the name of that sick

                                                                                    • Sushi Wade
                                                                                      Sushi Wade  1 months back

                                                                                      very cool channel, but i would never want to live near your apartment bro lol

                                                                                      • Kelvin Chabane
                                                                                        Kelvin Chabane  1 months back

                                                                                        Amma get my black widow spider and make him kill the pharaoh ants, mwuhahhahahah. *sorry i was just being dramatic*

                                                                                      • JadwayneRanzen MagsinoUri

                                                                                        I used to kill those pharaos ants >:)

                                                                                        • Cyndi Luong
                                                                                          Cyndi Luong  1 months back

                                                                                          That's dangerous 😡👎🏾

                                                                                          • KIWIizzy
                                                                                            KIWIizzy  1 months back

                                                                                            Then fire ants just raid the all the ants