Card image cap
Screw connector medium for ⌀14 mm tubing
A handy bolt-style connector to connect 14 mm tubing for when you want to build your own custom outworld. Requires a 20 mm diameter hole to fit.
Card image cap
Screw connector medium for ⌀9 mm tubing
A handy bolt-style connector to connect 9 mm tubing for when you want to build your own custom outworld. Requires a 20 mm diameter hole to fit.
Card image cap
Test tube Extension connector, 3 tube set, clay
Our Extention connectors make it easy to create multi-tube setups. Like for providing an additional dry tube to granivorous species, or hibernating colonies that don't fit in a single tube.
Card image cap
Test tube Extension connector, 3 tube set white
Our Extention connectors make it easy to create multi-tube setups. Like for providing an additional dry tube to granivorous species, or hibernating colonies that don't fit in a single tube.
Card image cap
Connector L-shape ⌀6 mm (for 9 mm tube)
A translucent PP connector for tubes with an inner diameter ranging from 5 to 7mm. This connector is used for our ⌀9-6mm tube.
Card image cap
Test tube Quad Basic connector set, clay
This connector block allows for an extreme amount of flexibility in creating a suitable test tube setup for your colony. The door plugs allow you to open up and close off tubes when needed.
Card image cap
Test tube Quad Basic connector set, white
This connector block allows for an extreme amount of flexibility in creating a suitable test tube setup for your colony. The door plugs allow you to open up and close off tubes when needed.
Card image cap
Test tube Quad Extension connector set, clay
This connector block allows for much flexibility in creating a suitable test tube setup for your colony. The door plugs allow you to open up and close off tubes when needed. This version also has an Extension connector.
Card image cap
Connector T-shape ⌀4mm (for 4-5 mm slang)
A translucent PP connector for hoses with an inner diameter ranging from 3 to 5mm. Not a size currently used by AntHeap, but available for when occasionally needed.
Card image cap
Connector T-shape ⌀6 mm (for 6-9 mm tube)
A translucent PP connector for tubes with an inner diameter ranging from 5 to 7mm. This connector is used for our ⌀9-6mm tube.
Card image cap
Connector T-shape ⌀10 mm (for 10-14 mm tube)
A translucent PP connector for tubes with an inner diameter ranging from 9 to 11mm. This connector is used for our ⌀14-10mm tube.
Card image cap
Connector T-shape ⌀12mm (for 12-16 mm tube)
A translucent PP connector for hoses with an inner diameter ranging from 11 to 13mm. Not a size currently used by AntHeap, but available for when occasionally needed.
Card image cap
Small feeding box for test tubes, 5 pieces
Connect a cheap outworld to your small test tube colonies for easier feeding and a place to dump garbage.
Card image cap
Heating mat, 15x15 cm, 5 watt
A simple heating mat with a temperature knob. Only partially heat a colony's setup to ensure the ants have a place to cool down!
Card image cap
Mesh size 60 10x10cm
This RVS mesh is too fine for even the smallest ants can't get through. Calculate total surface area and order per 100 cm2. Comment the actual dimensions when confirming your order.
Card image cap
Replacement hydration mushroom
Even our extra-hard plaster 'mushrooms' won't last forever. Break the replacement to the correct length with a knife and boil the tube collar to stretch it.
Card image cap
Large "Matthew" 3d-nest with mushroom
Our largest 3D-printed nest for high-humidity species with larger colonies. The size and hydration allows turning it into a substrate nest. Connects through four 14mm openings. 16.5 x 12cm
Card image cap
Starter 3d-nest ' Photon mini'
A last-generation 3d-nest with an innovative jacketed Ytong (AAC) hydration plug. It also has a unique slide-in design for the window, tight-fitting and no additional tools required.
Card image cap
Growth nest 'Photon Next' for small ants (B)
A high-end 3d-nest designed for Lasius-sized species with growth doors allowing expansion twice. Comes with two innovative jacketed Ytong (AAC) hydration plugs and the unique slide-in windows.
Card image cap
Growth nest 'Photon Next' for medium ants (C)
A high-end 3d-nest designed for smaller Camponotus species with growth doors allowing expansion. Comes with the innovative jacketed Ytong (AAC) hydration plug and the unique slide-in windows.
Card image cap
Nest 'Photon Next' for small ants (B) with 'Combi' outworld
This complete setup combines the Photon Next B with a connected outworld secured through a locking-pin system. The 'Combi' comes with an integrated liquid feeder to provide a reliable watersource for your colony.
Card image cap
Nest 'Photon Next' for medium ants (C) with 'Combi' outworld
This complete setup combines the Photon Next C with a connected outworld secured through a locking-pin system. The 'Combi' comes with an integrated liquid feeder to provide a reliable watersource for your colony.
Card image cap
Budget outworld box
Taking care of a colony is easier and more fun if they have access to an outworld. This quick and cheap solution comes with a 'plafluon' frame lid to apply an extremely dependable barrier on.
Card image cap
Budget outworld box, 10 pieces
Having access to cheap, but very escape-proof boxes to contain ants of even a small colony for a while, is so incredibly handy you'll quickly find yourself wishing you had more of these.
Card image cap
Plaster white HB 70, 1 kilogram
Use our dental plaster and prevent ants from easily chewing up your selfmade plaster nests. The harness is expressed in the Brinell scale, where standard modelling plaster is only HB 40. Follow the instructions!
Card image cap
Plaster yellow HB 85, 1 kilogram
Use our dental plaster and prevent ants from easily chewing up your selfmade plaster nests. The harness is expressed in the Brinell scale, where standard modelling plaster is only HB 40. Follow the instructions!
Card image cap
Stacking floor - Mepal large - 1 cm
These floors are meant for acrylic boxes of Mepal. Either use them in a 'lasagna-technique' substrate nest, or to create a size-efficient nest setup for very large 'dry' colonies.
Card image cap
Stacking floor - Mepal large - 2 cm
These floors are meant for acrylic boxes of Mepal. Either use them in a 'lasagna-technique' substrate nest, or to create a size-efficient nest setup for very large 'dry' colonies.
Card image cap
Stacking floor - Mepal large - 3 cm
These floors are meant for acrylic boxes of Mepal. Either use them in a 'lasagna-technique' substrate nest, or to create a size-efficient nest setup for very large 'dry' colonies.
Card image cap
Ventilated stopper Ø9 mm, 10 pieces
A universal stopper to quickly and cleanly close off 9 mm connectors in our assortment. The stopper has holes providing ventilation, but be wary with extremely destructive ant species.
Card image cap
Cocos substrate 2 liter
The most popular substrate material for ants because of it's water-retention capabilities. Sold as solid 'peat' blocks, just soak it in water to loosen it up and make itl expand enormously.
Card image cap
Hempfiber substrate 200 gram
This coarse substrate is favored for nest building by ants like Polyrhachis dives and Formica rufa. It's also a clean option for a natural outworld substrate layer.
Card image cap
Clean sand substrate 400ml
With a simple 'test-tube-in-a-box' setup it's often not a bad idea to add a thin layer of clear sand, adding benefits like ease of cleaning, stability and helping out the ants in some ways.
Card image cap
Basic test tube setup
A basic set for housing a small test tube colony. The small ventilation plug in the box can be popped out to connect a second tube if necessary.
Card image cap
Complete test tube setup
A complete set for housing a small test tube colony. Comes with some basic tools, a second test tube for relocation, connectors, ventilated stoppers, fluon and instructions.
Card image cap
Tube ⌀14-10mm, per 10 cm length
A PVC tube with 14mm outer and 10mm inner diameters. A standard size for large ant species, high traffic connections or to allow dragging medium-sized prey items into the nest.
Card image cap
Tube ⌀14-10mm, per 1m length
A PVC tube with 14mm outer and 10mm inner diameters. A standard size for large ant species, high traffic connections or to allow dragging medium-sized prey items into the nest.
Card image cap
Tube ⌀9-6mm, per 10 cm length
A PVC tube with 9mm outer and 6mm inner diameters. A standard size for small-sized ant species though even a Camponotus queen can squeeze through if they really need to.
Card image cap
Tube ⌀9-6mm, per 1m length
A PVC tube with 9mm outer and 6mm inner diameters. A standard size for small-sized ant species though even a Camponotus queen can squeeze through if they really need to.