After getting our ants and AntFarm from Amazon, we let them acclimate to their new habitat.
The following video depicts the ants while digging their tunnels.
In order to track the ants, we had to have a wider horizontal view on them. Therefore, moving them into a wide plastic box was our next step.
Several Ant labs recommended us to used Fluon, in order to prevent the ants from climbing on the walls of the plastic box and run away.
The new habitat enabled us an easy access to the ants which were put on a white surface for color tracking using p5js: