Did you ask for an ant farm this holiday season? If so, you are in luck! WebEcoist has a list of "10 amazing ant farms fit for a queen" that are also eco friendly here.
An ant farm (formicarium) is a vivarium which is designed primarily for the study of ant colonies and how ants behave.
The first commercially sold formicarium, or ant farm, was introduced in 1929 and patented in 1931 by Frank Austin, an inventor and professor.