Bird Families

Camponotus cf

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Bright tropical ants! Very fast, peaceful. There is a caste of soldiers with a red-orange head.

  • Uterus + 5-15 slave.

Delivery within the Moscow Ring Road when ordering from 5000 rubles - free!

FROM mid from October to May, ants can be purchased only by self-pickup and delivery within Moscow.

When ordering ants to other cities (outside Moscow), a full prepayment is made for the ants themselves and delivery.

Attention! If you are going to purchase a queen bee for the farm only with brood, we strongly advise you to keep it in the incubator until 20-40 workers appear. (the minimum number of workers depends on the type of your farm)... The more workers there are, the less likely ants will litter the farm.

General information.

Latin name:

Spread:

Characteristic:

Queen: 12-14 mm, color varies greatly from reddish brown and tan to dark brown.

Workers: 5-7 mm, color varies from bright red to dark brown.

Soldiers: 7-9 mm, color ranges from bright red to dark brown.

Colony type:

Polygyny - the presence of several oviparous queens in a colony.
Ants form colonies of up to several thousand individuals.

Nest in nature:

Nests are formed in the soil, in the hollows of trees. They prefer to occupy ready-made buildings.

Complexity of content:

A minimum of experience in keeping ants is required. This species is unpretentious in nutrition and conditions. Ants reproduce extremely quickly, so a large living space and fairly good protection fromescape. Nimble enough, when danger appears, they tap their belly on the surface, announcing the alarm. The soldiers mainly act as a reservoir for liquid food.

At the initial stages of development, ants are rather timid and peaceful, however, with the growth of the colony, the species becomes more aggressive. The main activity is in the dark.

Ants of this species can litter a lot in their passages!

Dead insects (variety is desirable), syrups (honey or sugar), fruits + drinking bowl with water in the arena.

Note: it is not recommended to give ants insects from the street, they can be infected with a tick or various parasites. Use food insects from the pet store or yourself.

Air humidity:

Arena: 30 - 50%.
Moves: 50 - 70%.

Temperature:

Arena: 23 - 28 ° C.
Strokes: 24 - 28 ° C.

As a substrate in the arena, you can use colored sand, soil, coconut substrate or a mixture of sand with coconut substrate, peat and more.

Driftwood, twigs, bark, fallen leaves, moss, stones and other decorations.

A medium to large formicarium with a spacious arena is required. Gypsum, itong, and acrylic ant farms with a plaster layer are suitable.

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