The life of ants is very interesting and with this ant farm you can get really close to the ants. The container is made of durable plexiglass and contains a blue nutrient gel. The ants will dig tunnels and the gel also serves as food. The ant farm is self sustaining and the only thing you have to do is to let some air in once a week. Ants are not included. The gel can be replaced after use with the refill. With English manual.