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  • These ants are one of the easiest species to keep. Being native to Britain, this species requires no extra specialist equipment, as they are already well adapted to Britains climate. Lasius Niger is a hardy species, making it a great beginner ant.


    Queen size - around 9mm

    Worker size - around 5mm 

    Colony sze - can reach around 10,000 workers

    Nutrition - Small insects, fruit, honey and sugar water


    Lasius Niger (Black Garden Ant) - Includes Care Guide

    SKU: 364215376135191
    • All ants must be sent using Royal Mail 1st Class and all other products can be sent using Royal Mail 2nd Class or 1st Class. Orders will be shipped on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

      If you require international shipping then please contact us directly at and we will sort it out for you.

    • We offer a total live arrival guarantee for all ants sold. All you need to do is email us at and we will refund you for your purchase or send you some replacement ants if they are available. We will require the dead ants be sent back to us in the test tube that they arrived in.

      If any of our products arrive damaged we will refund you fully or send you a replacement. You will need to send us the damaged product.


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