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First, you need to locate an ant farm in your backyard. With shovel, gently dig up area, which seems to have highest ant population. Look for queen ants with wings and larvae, if possible. Transfer soil and ants into bucket.
Place small container in center of aquarium. It should take up all space except one inch around all sides. (This forces ants to build against glass, where they are easily viewable.)
With funnel add soil and smaller worker ants to space between containers. Next, add larger ants, queen ants and larvae.
Once ants are in their new home, tightly cover aquarium. Make air holes, smaller than ants.
Make a construction paper cover to place over aquarium. This will make ants feel as though they are underground. To view ants, simply remove cover.
Feed ants small bits of honey, sugar, tiny pieces of fruit or bread dipped in sugar water. Provide water via a soaked cotton ball, every other day. And just plain enjoy new farm full of ants!
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