Frequently Asked Questions

Who is AntBoyUK ?

We're a small father and son UK business who want to share our passion for Myrmecology with the world. AntBoyUK and AntDadUK can be found on instagram, with my son being the key driver of this store and our online content. Why not come and join over 1,100 followers to see whats going on by clicking the camera/Instagram icon at the top of the page :)

We've been keeping ants for many years, and have been totally absorbed by the hobby. Since then we decided to create this store in order to provide fellow Myrmecologists with access to some awesome supplies which are often hard to find at the right price.

Our goal is to provide great products at low margins to help you have access to the best equipment, without breaking your bank account.

Where are you based ?

We are based in the UK, with all our nests and outworlds being designed and manufactored in-house. Orders are dispatched within 3-5 working days at peak times.

How do you ship items ?

All our items are shipped via Royal Mail tracked. You can choose first or second class at the checkout.  A signature being required when your parcel is delivered, or you will be left a card to arrange re-delivery or collection.

Our P&P costs are exactly that, reflecting the cost of delivery and the packaging required to ensure that your goods arrive to you in perfect condition. We do not aim to make any profit from this.

All deliveries are tracked, and you will be provided with a tracking number upon dispatch.

Will you ship overseas ?

This is not a standard option on our store. If you are considering purchasing from outside the UK, please feel free to contact us for a shipping quote.

Are your formicariums and outworlds flat packed, or assembled ?

All of our formicariums and outworlds are fully assembled, and ready for you to use unless otherwise stated.

What about customer reviews ?

You can see our customer feedback on our Facebook page AntBoyUK. Here are a couple of recent reviews:

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