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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.
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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.
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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.
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Heating cable 15 Watt, 3.5 meter
Heating cables are the most versatile and controllable way to provide heating for your colonies. Keep in mind to always give ants the option to go somewhere cooler!
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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.
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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.
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Large 'Matthew' 3d-nest with mesh hydration
Our largest 3D-printed nest, aimed at the large ant species and large colonies of smaller ones. A gradient from medium humidity to low. Very good connectivity through four 14mm type openings. 16.5 x 12cm
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Medium "Matthew" 3d-nest with mesh hydration
Reliable all-purpose nest for middle-sized ants or adolescent colonies of small species. An average humidity gradient and destruction-resistant. Connects through two 9mm tube openings. 11 x 8.5 cm.
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Small 'Matthew' 3d-nest with mesh hydration
Most beginner-friendly choice as their colony's first nest for middle or smaller-sized ants. Reliable hydration and very low wear. Connects through two 9mm tube openings. 8 x 6 cm.
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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
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Medium "Matthew" 3d-nest with mushroom
An popular choice and suitable for medium and small species. The medium nest-size allows for a humidity gradient and partial heating. Connects through two 9mm tube openings. 11 x 8.5 cm.
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Small "Matthew" 3d-nest with mushroom
Meant for species preferring higher humidy. Appropiate for when these usually smaller species have outgrown their test tube. Connects through two 9mm tube openings. 8 x 6 cm.
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Starter Ytong 15mm nest
A rare Ytong form factor, this nest is meant as a comfortable foundation nest for large species. Though also suitable for colonies of smaller ants. Connects to a single 14mm tube.
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Starter Ytong 15mm nest, 5 pieces
It's common for ant keepers to have several large species' colonies in or just past foundation. To help them out, we offer a good discount when getting several nests at once for these ants.
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Small Ytong 8mm nest, 2019 version
The first Ytong nest designed, tested and produced by the combined AntHeap team. We've upgraded our 2019 design with a better coating, cover screw plugs and a reservoir cap.
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Small Ytong 15mm nest
With this natural design we tried to increase the 'room definition' feel for large and medium sized species combined with a good nest 'depth'. Connects to a single 14mm tube.
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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 and a hole for one of our connectors.
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Budget outworld box, 10pcs
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.
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Outworld Extra-Large, 50x30x30 cm
The largest outworld we have available. The large dimentions even allow it to be used as a vivarium. The two exchangable connectors come standard with a 9mm and a 14mm diameter.
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Outworld Large, 30x20x20cm
A good size outworld for most adult colonies. The large dimentions even allow it to be used as a vivarium. The two exchangable connectors come standard with a 9mm and a 14mm diameter.
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Outworld Square, 20x20x16cm
The wider design allows for easier care and more scenery space. A lid with mesh adds additional protection. The two exchangable connectors come standard with a 9mm and a 14mm diameter.
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Plaster type 2 white 1kg
Use our dental plaster and prevent ants from easily chewing up your selfmade plaster nest. It is much harder with an Hardness Brinell of 70, where it is 40 for model plaster. Follow the instructions!
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Connector ⌀9 mm with screw (for 6-9 mm tube)
A handy connector for when you want to make your own custom outworld but need a better way to affix the tube than a simple hole.
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Connector ⌀14 mm with screw (for 10-14 mm tube)
A handy connector for when you want to make your own custom outworld but need a better way to affix the tube than a simple hole.
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Sand substrate 200 ml
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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.