Saving My Ant Colony From Giant Facehugger Mites

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There are huge facehugger mites on my pet ants in their test tube ant farm nest. But in this episode, I attempted something crazy to help save them. Like a mini “ant surgeon”, I went in and extracted the facehugger mites from the colony. It took some crazy skill to do it, but I had no choice. The lives of my pet ants depended on it! Hope you enjoy this week's episode. Ant love forever! This video was shot in 4K Ultra HD resolution.

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  1. Thomas Truong
    Thomas Truong
    2 dagen geleden

    SUS

  2. Tenebris
    Tenebris
    3 dagen geleden

    SUS GUYS HE SAID SUS SUS AMOGUS SUSSY BAKA SUS!!!

  3. ELSINFINDEMORELOS
    ELSINFINDEMORELOS
    3 dagen geleden

    lol sus

  4. Fill-up   well🔑key
    Fill-up well🔑key
    8 dagen geleden

    A Bugz Life 🐜.. nlrock.info/loft/video/Z6uAmIbZr86woJU

  5. Blake Wong
    Blake Wong
    8 dagen geleden

    AMOGUS: 4:48

  6. Egg Shell
    Egg Shell
    18 dagen geleden

    AntsCanada: *says sus* Me: "HE SAID IT HE SAID THE THING"

  7. Brandon Negus
    Brandon Negus
    24 dagen geleden

    🐜: ;^; nuuuuuu, get them tweezers awaaaay. Mikey: ;^; but...I gotta. For your sister's. 🐜: wait, what's go- OHGODWHATISTHATTHING!

  8. John Bullock
    John Bullock
    29 dagen geleden

    3

  9. Beverly Salim
    Beverly Salim
    Maand geleden

    3

  10. Ihsan'z ideas
    Ihsan'z ideas
    Maand geleden

    This MITE take some time (:

  11. Preston Volk
    Preston Volk
    Maand geleden

    1

  12. catdogbeefish
    catdogbeefish
    Maand geleden

    Dr Ron

  13. Bobby
    Bobby
    Maand geleden

    unsubscribed immediantally when he said sus, everyone else do it too

  14. Endy crossbow
    Endy crossbow
    Maand geleden

    WAIT I THINK IVE SEEN THIS MIGHT BEFORE ON A LEAF ONDER MY MICROSCOPE

  15. Eva Leitch
    Eva Leitch
    Maand geleden

    Remove them right now and send them to the pros of there good if there good put them on the queens

  16. Alex Viper
    Alex Viper
    Maand geleden

    ONE OF THE ANTS WERE HEADLESS AND THE MITES STAY AT THE HEAD

  17. Aicha Elbess
    Aicha Elbess
    Maand geleden

    Facehugger are the opposite of corona lol

  18. Jojo Cajar
    Jojo Cajar
    Maand geleden

    Burnham

  19. TxC 153
    TxC 153
    Maand geleden

    ...this video have "males are useless" vibe... And they are, let's be honest (the ants)

  20. Ants vietnam
    Ants vietnam
    Maand geleden

    AntCANADA! You should remove them before it’s too late!

  21. The Polish American Gamer
    The Polish American Gamer
    Maand geleden

    They seem more like chest and chin mites lol

  22. Mewtwo gamer
    Mewtwo gamer
    Maand geleden

    Thoughs mites are parsetic. One of those mites on a ant. The ant leg shaked.

  23. X.Orange
    X.Orange
    Maand geleden

    10:21!!!!

  24. prattacaster
    prattacaster
    Maand geleden

    "You don't even have to leave your home to start and ant colony". I know...the colony is on my counter top

  25. Svndwich
    Svndwich
    Maand geleden

    This dude mentions genocide among pests a lot

  26. Alex Dalgård
    Alex Dalgård
    Maand geleden

    Not seen all the videos on this, but could it be because you removed the molded tube? Meaning that there no longer is that much food for the mite. And now they hope to catch a ride outside to somewere they can find mold/food?! And since they are closed in a system. They have no where to go...

  27. Laughz
    Laughz
    Maand geleden

    Do both

  28. Olli Compolli
    Olli Compolli
    Maand geleden

    I’d have tried flynap. It’s what I used in college for breeding fruit flies to study recessive genes.

  29. ss ll
    ss ll
    2 maanden geleden

    Weird why they attack and eat other creatures but not realise theres mites on their family

  30. mysticforest768
    mysticforest768
    2 maanden geleden

    Id say 3

  31. FKJos
    FKJos
    2 maanden geleden

    Why not release those parasitic mites which you had obtained from the rhino beetles?

  32. skittle
    skittle
    2 maanden geleden

    Kill em

  33. Kick Lintonoc
    Kick Lintonoc
    2 maanden geleden

    Send them bud it would far more beneficial for the experts

  34. Daniel McQuay
    Daniel McQuay
    2 maanden geleden

    Ugh! Now I'm all itchy. Good luck, hope you were able to get 'em off if they were harmful.

  35. TheFurret
    TheFurret
    2 maanden geleden

    7:54 "I could only see one mite, there under the wing." *Mite starts sucking blood from this strange gaint*

  36. TV kat
    TV kat
    2 maanden geleden

    He saying "sus" made the rope come closer

  37. The weird channel Amazement
    The weird channel Amazement
    2 maanden geleden

    Do both.

  38. Xeuxi Xiliak
    Xeuxi Xiliak
    2 maanden geleden

    Some ant species actually vary on whether dying repletes pass on food, some don't as if its dying of a disease or something it ate, it's not a good idea to pass it, no clue which type this ant is though

  39. Adam Hurt
    Adam Hurt
    2 maanden geleden

    5:36 be like nlrock.info/loft/video/oXyVwp-bbNeuaHs

  40. kam man
    kam man
    2 maanden geleden

    3

  41. Benjamin Guild
    Benjamin Guild
    2 maanden geleden

    3

  42. rowel mack
    rowel mack
    2 maanden geleden

    DESTROY THEM

  43. Shane White
    Shane White
    2 maanden geleden

    The reason why it’s good that the males had the mites is because the males don’t do anything within the nest they wait until it’s time to fly, so it actually benefits the nest with the deaths of the repletes two technically 4 less mouths to feed might be gracing.

  44. ZD Magno
    ZD Magno
    2 maanden geleden

    Lets gooo

  45. DaliGuy
    DaliGuy
    2 maanden geleden

    I had to call the group chat just to tell them you said sus

  46. Chō Chō
    Chō Chō
    2 maanden geleden

    Neeeever say sus

  47. Jesper Lundell
    Jesper Lundell
    2 maanden geleden

    3333333333333333333333

  48. Lucy Lou2
    Lucy Lou2
    2 maanden geleden

    “All to sus”- AntsCanada 2021

  49. God boy
    God boy
    2 maanden geleden

    Never mind she was the last option

  50. God boy
    God boy
    2 maanden geleden

    Send them to the US now

  51. Shaley Wood
    Shaley Wood
    2 maanden geleden

    Are your any okay

  52. Shaley Wood
    Shaley Wood
    2 maanden geleden

    No

  53. Shaley Wood
    Shaley Wood
    2 maanden geleden

    It needs help

  54. Shaley Wood
    Shaley Wood
    2 maanden geleden

    Do it

  55. Idiot man
    Idiot man
    2 maanden geleden

    Mail them

  56. Yung Euro
    Yung Euro
    2 maanden geleden

    Distroy all face hugerz good or bad

  57. Pyro Catt
    Pyro Catt
    2 maanden geleden

    sus

  58. Landon
    Landon
    2 maanden geleden

    Extract the mites

  59. Hayden Levine
    Hayden Levine
    2 maanden geleden

    3

  60. Donnie Falkenberg
    Donnie Falkenberg
    2 maanden geleden

    3

  61. DatGuy
    DatGuy
    2 maanden geleden

    Welcome to another episode of: What am I watching in quarantine today?

  62. WKYz
    WKYz
    2 maanden geleden

    The third option

  63. Elliott Holden P.
    Elliott Holden P.
    2 maanden geleden

    3333

  64. Elliott Holden P.
    Elliott Holden P.
    2 maanden geleden

    Do 1 and 2

  65. rosefish
    rosefish
    2 maanden geleden

    Number 3

  66. LaTonya Baker
    LaTonya Baker
    2 maanden geleden

    2

  67. Harley Hatcher
    Harley Hatcher
    2 maanden geleden

    It is ok to loose a male ant since they die after mating

  68. Crstn Frd
    Crstn Frd
    2 maanden geleden

    kinda sus

  69. Tucan
    Tucan
    2 maanden geleden

    "If you don't know, males don't work in ant colonies" How would I not know, humans do the same

  70. A J
    A J
    2 maanden geleden

    3

  71. Tia Hockin
    Tia Hockin
    3 maanden geleden

    i fond one after you tock 2 out

  72. Green Flame
    Green Flame
    3 maanden geleden

    Umm I think I see some of the golden empire bloodsucking mites time 4:46

  73. Adilynn Denine
    Adilynn Denine
    3 maanden geleden

    Take all the stuff out and then send them all to your friends in case they are the facehuggers and stuff so that way they will so that way you will risk killing all the stuff and then and then that way they won't be all day

  74. i am me
    i am me
    3 maanden geleden

    i only know what mites are because of grounded

  75. Mulavi Wakasai
    Mulavi Wakasai
    3 maanden geleden

    The tension is killing me! If I were an entomologist I would have specialized in ants.

  76. Father duck
    Father duck
    3 maanden geleden

    I say do the third cause then u can leave the males so thdy can learn and tell em

  77. Anna Lizzette Escarcha
    Anna Lizzette Escarcha
    3 maanden geleden

    When you got the face huger out of the ants the ants sed thanks I tot I got my face of that's close

  78. Minecraft Madison
    Minecraft Madison
    3 maanden geleden

    I have a solitary worker ant I didn’t think it was a queen but I took it in anyways after a food test I was sure it was a worker gave it a Cheerio and made it a feeding area Name suggestions?

  79. Windows XP
    Windows XP
    3 maanden geleden

    get the *flamethrower*

  80. hakaye azure
    hakaye azure
    3 maanden geleden

    Next episode please

  81. Windows XP
    Windows XP
    3 maanden geleden

    headcrabs

  82. kerry morton
    kerry morton
    3 maanden geleden

    KILL THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  83. gavin Robert
    gavin Robert
    3 maanden geleden

    95%comments:him saying sus 5%comments:about the video

  84. slipprs__
    slipprs__
    3 maanden geleden

    Video starts at 7:06

  85. luka rekhviashvili
    luka rekhviashvili
    3 maanden geleden

    Jesus i would burn them.... I hate mites

  86. gobber E
    gobber E
    3 maanden geleden

    I'm in 2021.He said sus.all the ants herring him say sus:antmate there are five parasites among us.

  87. Benjamin Castorena
    Benjamin Castorena
    3 maanden geleden

    33³33333333

  88. Gosia256
    Gosia256
    3 maanden geleden

    #1 this is because you can damege the worker/female ants.

  89. Deniz Aleks Inanç
    Deniz Aleks Inanç
    3 maanden geleden

    ı say 3

  90. Joy B
    Joy B
    3 maanden geleden

    Remove the mites. Better safe than sorry.

  91. Aphrodide Ash
    Aphrodide Ash
    3 maanden geleden

    So that they where easier to catch

  92. Aphrodide Ash
    Aphrodide Ash
    3 maanden geleden

    Alcohol

  93. funvideo fivestar
    funvideo fivestar
    3 maanden geleden

    Number 3

  94. Wynne Wang
    Wynne Wang
    3 maanden geleden

    1

  95. Vahlok do Dov
    Vahlok do Dov
    3 maanden geleden

    Initially I thought that the mites were indeed beneficial for the ants becase the were mostly hanging around the ants head. I though they maybe positioned themselves there to eat up any left overs that the ant might have failed to eat but now that they are moving around their entire body I'd suggest isolating ants with mites while sending atleast 1 male to your friends

    1. Vahlok do Dov
      Vahlok do Dov
      3 maanden geleden

      Also after giving some thought to how the mites got there... have you properly checked that the superworm and roach head was clean? Not to question your ant keeping skills but everyone has slip ups ^-^

  96. Niksa Kascelan
    Niksa Kascelan
    3 maanden geleden

    I was here since 1 million subs, havent watched this in a while because youtube turned off my subscription.

  97. ugly orc
    ugly orc
    3 maanden geleden

    Among us be like:

  98. Marine Slayer
    Marine Slayer
    3 maanden geleden

    small headcrabs

  99. Yeriell D'PRO Gaming
    Yeriell D'PRO Gaming
    3 maanden geleden

    Make they a homes not will like that and always give Her food so not die

  100. jandre jandre
    jandre jandre
    3 maanden geleden

    Couse male mites are not to important for now