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Terms and Conditions

Formica incerta (Red Field Ant)


This red formica is very easy to keep, but during the founding stage is extremely sensitive to light and vibrations. Like all ants in the Formica genus, this ant is very fast and agile. These ants currently have small larvae! 

Colony Size
Sales Rep


    Binomial nomenclature:

    Formica incerta


    North America

    Queen (Founding):

    8-12mm (Fully Claustral)




    Insects and honey water

    Air moisture:





    Yes, from late October to late March at 5-8 ºC


    Soil nests, Sand Nests


    Founding (Dram Nest), At least 15 workers (The Cube), 30-50 workers (The Edge), 100+ Workers (The Canyon), 200 + workers (The Cave or The Colossus)

    Formicarium size:

    min. 30x20cm (must be adjusted to colony size)

    Difficulty Level: Beginner (Easy)

    All orders are shipped on Mondays and Tuesdays, excluding Canadian and international holidays. 

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    Please be advised that you will be contacted with a shipping quote within 1-2 days upon purchase of your product, depending on your country and state/province of residence. Shipping quotes come with three options ranging in price and time. All shipping comes with tracking and lost parcel insurance through Canada Post.


    Damaged products must be properly documented and returned to sender in order for a refund to take place.


    This is done by following these three steps:


    1) Take photos of the parcel before opening

    2) Take photos and/or video of the unboxing

    3) Send us the photos and video and we will fully refund any damaged item(s) either by their monetary value or a free reshipping of the item(s) damaged. 


    We do not cover lost or stolen parcels, but will assist in contacting the shipping carrier's parcel(s) lost in mail.  Aspects (similar) which we will not cover:


    "I lost my ant, can I have a free one or be refunded?"

    "My ant died because my cat ate it, can I be refunded?"

    "I paid for an ant but I no longer want it, I'd like to be refunded please"

    "My friend stole my ant, can I please have a refund?"


    Please contact us if you have further questions.

    Contact email is vasileb@antsnational.com