Ant Keeper Magazine is the leading magazine for ant keepers worldwide. Whether you are a beginner or experienced keeper, there is something for everyone. This full-colour, quarterly publication is available in print or online, and features interesting, in-depth articles from expert, interviews with prominent figures in the field, species profiles, product reviews and more.

We've just released Issue 6, so make sure you've ordered your copy to stay up to date with the latest ant news. Want to catch up on what you've missed? We also sell back issue bundles all the way back to Issue 1! We ship worldwide, so no ant keeper needs to miss out! Join ant keepers in more than 23 countries worldwide and order Ant Keeper Magazine today!


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British Ants, the UK's largest supplier of mated queen ants, colonies, formicaria and ant accessories galore now also sell Ant Keeper Magazine! Now you can get everything you need for your ants - and for you! - in one handy place.

With just 11 days until the magazine officially launches, we have been very busy behind the scenes putting together an amazing issue full of terrific articles, photographs, interviews, reviews and more.

We are delighted to announce that issue 1 will contain the following:

  • Getting to know Mikey Bustos of Ants Canada
  • Caring for a fast-growing mega colony, featuring Carebara diversa
  • An interview with Luke Twydell of AntKit 
  • 3D printing in ant keeping
  • Ants: the dark side
  • Species profile: Messor barbarus
  • Internet roundup
  • Science focus
  • Product reviews

Subscribe of Ant Keeper Magazine today to get it hot off the press! It’s available as a subscription or single issue, both electronically and in print. Print purchasers also get electronic access to their issues at no extra cost!

We are delighted to announce that you'll now be able to buy Ant Keeper Magazine at Antz for All. Why not grab a copy - or subscription! - of the magazine and kit yourself out in the very finest 3D-printed ant formicaria and modular outworlds while you're at it?

As if our amazing early bird special wasn't enough, we are offering a FREE gift with the first 50 print subscriptions purchased. 

Simply click Subscribe to purchase your subscription, and you'll be notified if you're one of the lucky 50. Remember, we ship worldwide! If you would rather pay for your subscription in USD, please do let us know, and this can be arranged.

Don't miss out! 

We are delighted to announce that the very first issue of Ant Keeper Magazine will be released on the 18th of February 2018.

Copies will be available to purchase on the day at BugFest 2018, in Yeovil ( However, if you’re not nearby, you can purchase right here, right now and have it posted straight to you!

We have a fantastic line up of amazing content, and cannot wait for you all to get your mitts on a copy of the magazine.

You can buy them right now via our Subscribe page, and the magazine is available online, in print and by the issue or as a subscription! Purchase by the 31st of January to enjoy an extra 20% off!

We are very excited about the brand new cover, featuring Barbara, a bi-coloured Messor barbarus queen owned by Dan Mills, who also took this amazing photo.

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