Chia Seeds


Chia seeds are a small, nutritious seed that is perfect for harvest ants (e.g., Messor sp.) and other ant families.

They are of Mexican origin and are highly appreciated by harvest ants foundations.

Advantages of chia seeds for healthy ants:

  • Chia seeds are a good source of protein, which is essential for ant growth and development.
  • Chia seeds are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Chia seeds are also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, iron, and magnesium.

How to use chia seeds to feed your ants:

  • Simply place a small amount of chia seeds in a shallow dish in your ant colony.
  • Be sure to leave clean water available at all times.
  • Harvest ants will also make ant bread with chia seeds. To do this, they will mix the seeds with water and saliva to create a paste. They will then store the paste in their chambers and eat it later.
  • Other ant families will simply eat the chia seeds as is.
  • Chia seeds can be used to vary the diet of other ant families,

Order your chia seeds today and provide your ants with a nutritious and delicious food source!