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Lebas - Mieren van Europa (NL)
A Dutch translation of the most useful field book on European ants currently available. English translation will become available here later this year.
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Fine point pencil brush
After a pair of tweezers and a pipette, a pencil brush is probably the most important tool for an antkeeper to have to help picking up and moving small ants and fragile brood.
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Test tube brush, budget
Test tubes can be a bit tricky to get clean. Here's a cheap brush to help you with that.
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Collecting jar 20 ml, 4 pieces
Generally handy jar for all kinds of purposes like taking it with you on holiday for collecting ants.
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Test tube triangle 16.35mm
Prevents your housing and water test tubes from rolling around and makes them easy to pick up with tweezers. This inner diameter is designed to work with our 150mm LP Italia tubes.
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Dropper bottle LDPE 10ml
A handy dropper bottle for storing your selfmade honeydew surrogate.
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Test tube feeder insert, 10 pieces with filling tray
To work efficiently, work in batches. The small feeding inserts however arent very stable outside a test tube so they are best filled when locked in place on the special filling tray.
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Test tube feeder insert, 20 pieces
A way to feed small colonies in test tubes quicker, safer and cleaner. These are designed to fit our 150mm LP Italia brand plastic test tubes. Insert into the tube in the direction of the arrow!
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Test tube feeder insert, 2 pieces
A way to feed small colonies in test tubes quicker, safer and cleaner. These are designed to fit our 150mm LP Italia brand plastic test tubes. Insert into the tube in the direction of the arrow!
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Feeding trough size 1, 5 pieces
Our smallest feeding plateaus, suitable to be used in our test tube feeder boxes. These are shaped to reduce the risk of drowning for small ant species.
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Feeding trough size 2
A small feeding trough, with effort put into the design to reduce the risk of small, clumsy or impatient ant species drowning in their liquid food.
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Feeding trough size 2, 10 pieces
A small feeding trough, with effort put into the design to reduce the risk of small, clumsy or impatient ant species drowning in their liquid food.
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Fluon dropper bottle 10 ml with brush
The best escape barrier possible. We also include a suitable brush for application, but make to look up on how to apply the lacquer properly.
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Fluon dropper bottle 20 ml with brush
For the few ant keepers that actually manage to use more than 10ml Fluon, we've also got a larger version.
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Fluon dropper bottle 50 ml with brush
The best escape barrier possible. We also include a suitable brush for application, but make to look up on how to apply the lacquer properly.
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Liquid feeder 5ml
A good way to allow medium colonies to drink liquid food without making a mess. Uses a durable 5ml polypropylene tube that allows for a good fit.
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Liquid feeder with 20 ml testtube
A good way to allow large colonies to drink large amounts of liquid food without making a mess. Designed to work with our cheap 160x16mm LP Italiana tubes. Comes with a testtube included.
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Liquid feeder 140 ml, budget
A cheap but surprisingly functional water reservoir for in the outworld of larger colonies. Fill the nozzle with cotton to prevent ants from drowning or going into the reservoir.
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Liquid feeder 50 ml, budget
A cheap but surprisingly functional water reservoir for in the outworld of larger colonies. Fill the nozzle with cotton to prevent ants from drowning or going into the reservoir.
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Magnifier with light, white
With a massive 40x magnification, a very large 25mm lens and an actual light, this cheap little magnifier is a surpisingly good alternative for ant indentification to an actual microscope.
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Plastic pipettes 0.5 ml , 10 pieces
Tiny plastic 'pasteur' pipettes with a capacity of 0.5ml for putting down small drops of liquid food with high precision. Will last longer if thorougly rinsed after use.
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Pipette plastic 3 ml, 10 pieces
Standard plastic 'pasteur' pipettes with a capacity of 3ml for putting down drops of liquid food or filling small feeders. Will last longer if thorougly rinsed after use.
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Glass pipette bottle 60ml
For easy storage of prepared liquid food (usally in a fridge). Comes with a handy 1ml glass 'pasteur' pipette integrated in the glass stopper.
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Pipette glass 2ml
A glass pipette, easily cleanable and the rubber balloon and the fine glass tip allow for more precision when placing drops of liquids than with a similar sized plastic version.
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Test tube brush with wool bud
If you want to make sure your test tubes are getting properly cleaned, you might need a fancier brush.
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Test tube connector 9mm
We designed these connectors for a perfect fit with our 16x150 mm LP Italiana test tubes ('made in Italy' on the bottom) and for standard 9 mm tubing.
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Test tube connector 9 mm, 10 pieces
We designed these connectors for a perfect fit with our 16x150 mm LP Italiana test tubes ('made in Italy' on the bottom) and for standard 9 mm tubing.
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Test tube extension connector, 3 tube set
Our extention connectors make it easy to create multi-tube setups. Like providing an additional dry tube to granivorous species , or hibernating colonies that don't fit in a single tube.
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Test tube extension connector closure cap, 2 pieces
These caps are for closing off the open side-ports on an test tube setup using our extension connectors.
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Test tube extension connector unit
The necessary parts to add an extension connector to a test tube. Don't forget to also order the closure caps as well (each created setup needs two of them).
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Glass test tube Ø16x160 mm
Glass test tubes are not only easier to clean, but also look nicer and allow for better photographs. They are however fragile, so these are the toughest we could find.
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Test tube boronsilicate 10x180mm
When you want a larger test tube for the larger ant species, glass is your only option. Glass is obviously more fragile, so these are the toughest ones we could find.
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Plastic test tube 14x100mm, 100 pieces
This size of test tube generally isn't suitable for keeping an ant colony, because the water reservoir doesn't last long enough. Still very suitable as a watertube for in an outworld.
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Plastic test tube 14x100mm, 10 pieces
This size of test tube generally isn't suitable for keeping an ant colony, because the water reservoir doesn't last long enough. Still very suitable as a watertube for in an outworld.
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Plastic test tube ⌀16x150 mm, 10 pieces
The standard testtube to keep small ant colonies in. Filled halfway it holds enough water to last for 3-4 months and the slight flared design reduces the risk of the water leaking past the cotton.
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Plastic test tubes ⌀16x150 mm, 100 pieces
The standard testtube to keep small ant colonies in. Filled halfway it holds enough water to last for 3-4 months and the slight flared design reduces the risk of the water leaking past the cotton.
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Test tube tray with fastening clip
This stackable test tube tray has a special clip that will even hold the tubes in place when held at an angle. It also has grooves for a heating cable and a transparent label holder.
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Test tube tray with fastening clip, 5 pieces
This stackable test tube tray has a special clip that will even hold the tubes in place when held at 90 degrees. It also has grooves for a heatingcable and a transparent label holder.
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Test tube triangle, 15mm 5 pieces
Prevents your housing and water test tubes from rolling around and makes them easy to pick up with tweezers. This inner diameter is designed to work with our 15x100mm tubes.
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Test tube triangle 16mm<br>10 pieces
Prevents your housing and water test tubes from rolling around and makes them easy to pick up with tweezers. This inner diameter is designed to work with our 150mm LP Italia tubes.
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Test tube triangle 16mm, 5 pieces
Prevents your housing and water test tubes from rolling around and makes them easier to pick up with tweezers. This inner diameter is designed to work with our 16x150mm tubes.
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Microscope tweezers, thin point
In some situations, like helping an alate that didn't shed her wings, you'll occasionally need tweezers with the best precision and the ability to hold firmly.
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Entomological tweezers, standard
The best all-round entomological tweezers. Every ant keeper should have one of these as being able to easily pick up ants without harm changes everything.
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Entomological tweezers, wide
With the wider curved tip these tweezers are the ones you'll want to use when catching ants on the run. Also the stronger grip will keep larger ants from pulling themselves free.
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Normal tweezers, thin point
There are plenty of times where you need tweezers but not to pick up ants. This is a nice standard pair of tweezers with a sharp and reasonably strong tip with grooves.
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Plastic washing bottle 500 ml
A 'wash bottle' as these are called are extremely useful for filling test tubes and nest reservoirs with water precisely and without spilling.