Active and very recommend ant species! They show a very fast brood development (approx. +40 workers /month!!) and high range towards climate conditions. Lives in Southern Asia’s savannas, semi-deserts. Polymorph species (has minor, media and major workers) also suitable for beginners.
Colonyform: monogyne, polymorph
Queen: 15 – 16mm / redbrown to darkred-brown, bulky thorax
Worker: 6 – 12mm / redbrown to brown
Nutrition: honey or sugar and insects
Arena humidity: 30 – 50%
Nest humidity: 50 – 70%
Arena temperature: 21 – 35°C
Nest temperature: 24 – 28°C
founding: claustral (without feeding)
development: 28 days ( depending on temperature)
colonysize: up to a few 1000 individuals
Queen can live up to 25 years !
For beginners: ★★★★★
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