Issue 3

Issue 3 of Ant Keeper Magazine has just been released! If you haven't ordered your copy yet, be sure to visit one of our great retailers or order here.

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.

Issue 1 is due out this winter, so please check back here for further details, to be released soon.

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Issue 3 is about to be released into the big, wide world. If you haven't purchased a subscription or tried out an issue of the magazine, there's no better time to do so! Perfect as a gift for yourself or your favourite ant lover, Ant Keeper Magazine is a fountain of topical, factual information written by ant keepers, entomologists, myrmecologists and other experts for ant lovers around the world.


  • Social parasitism in ants
  • Buyer beware: scamming in the ant world
  • How to prevent your ants escaping
  • Preparing for diapause
  • Species profile: Crematogaster scutellaris
  • Species profile: Myrmica rubra
  • Product reviews
  • Internet roundup

and more!

What are you waiting for? Make sure you get your copy either by subscribing/buying right here on our website or through one of our fabulous retailers - British Ants, The Ant Collective, LC Ants, Ant Keeping Kit UK and Antz for All!

Have you been wanting to try Ant Keeper Magazine but just haven’t got around to ordering a copy? There’s not been a better time to get your hands on a copy because for this weekend only, we’re offering our biggest price reductions on single issues and subscriptions. Until 11:59pm Sunday, 25th of November (GMT), you can get the magazine from just £2.95! We’re offering 20% off everything! Get in quick and grab yourself a fantastic bargain!

To order, simple Subscribe. Prices listed are our discounted prices, but once the clocks chime midnight on Sunday night (GMT), the prices will be back to normal.

We are very excited to announce that The Ant Collective will be stocking Ant Keeper Magazine! Canada's go-to ant equipment stockist will be selling all issues of the magazine so you can purchase all the very best ant housing and accessories as well as great reading material, all at the one place!

Issue 2 has been released into the wild! Subscriber and retailer copies have been sent out and the online version is LIVE!

The issue is packed full of informative and interesting article as well as the usual species profiles and product reviews and more. If you've ordered your copy, start stalking your postie now (I'm surely not the only one who does this)! If you haven't, what are you waiting for? Don't forget, we have our 'Take 5' weekend, with 5% off print subscriptions all weekend (until 11:59pm British Summer Time on the 29th of July 2018).


  • Leaf-cutting ant in nature, in captivity, in focus!
  • Ant keeping in science centres and museums
  • Taxonomy, ants and computers
  • Formica rufibarbis: a species in peril
  • An interview with an ant keeper
  • Species profile: Acromyrmex octospinosus
  • Species profile: Camponotus fulvopilosus
  • Product review: AntKit PS 4500 Arena
  • Product review: byFormica Liquid Feeder (Mini)
  • Internet roundup

With Issue 2 finally here and will be heading right back out to all our lovely readers, so we're offering 5% off all print subscriptions (from Issues 2 - 5)! This applies to both UK and Rest of the World subscriptions and the offer ends at 11:59pm on Sunday the 29th of July 2018.

Visit the Subscription page to view your options, or simply click below to subscribe from the current issue!

AKM0205PROW - Print Subscription: Issues 2 - 5 (Rest of the World)
36.75 GBP

AKM0205PUK - Print Subscription: Issues 2- 5 (UK)
19.99 GBP