Anoplolepis gracilipes Yellow crazy ants Queen with workers
Anoplolepis gracilipes also known as YCA or yellow crazy ants are made famous by ants Canada channel they are a beautiful and very adapted ant species they have infiltrated many areas on the planet and considered invasive in certain geographical locations.
They are a very highly desired ant species and they truly are crazy they have the most amazing movement and agility I have seen they love sweet things such as honey water and also enjoy insects.
They are a highly desired species and usually sell out very fast and a dream species for a lot of ant keepers. Feel free to immerse yourself in the world of the crazy ants!
Keeping difficulty: Moderate (Recommended for keepers who have kept at least one or more excotic species) good escape prevention needed.
Colony form: Monogyne (Polymorph workers)
Queen size: 13-15mm Yellow/light brown body with yellow legs
Workers size: 4-7mm Yellow/orange
Food: honey water and insects
Founding: clasutral without feeding
Colony size: 1-20000 workers
Live arrival guarantee:
We guarantee the live arrival of your Queen they come well packed in our jiffy bags which have two-sided padding as well as an additional layer of bubble wrap around our test tubes. We are the only company in the United Kingdom to offer our live arrival guarantee of your queen as well as an additional 14 days guarantee if the colony if kept in the original test tube for all our European species. Why do we do this? We are confident with our colony’s health and our packaging process as well as our care guides, we also believe in our customers and making sure they have a good ant keeping experience.
Live arrival guarantee we ensure the live arrival of the queen only upon delivery contact us within 24 hours of receiving the Queen dead on arrival with a picture of the dead queen and the original workers. DO NOT TRANSFER THE DEAD QUEEN OR WORKERS TO A NEST AS THIS VOIDS YOUR WARRNTY. For our additional 14-day guarantee for European species the Queen and workers must be kept in the original test tube sealed with the cotton and care sheet instructions followed if you want to keep this additional guarantee do not transfer to a nest or your warranty is VOIDED (we recommend you keep the 14-day warranty).
We have no control over the environment outside the test tube and have no influence in the conditions the responsibility once placed outside the test tube within the 14-day period the responsibility is with the buyer. 9 times out of 10 colonies die in the nest due to lack of water access, food, temperature, oxygen or stress due to vibrations or exposure to excess light. If your colony does fail inside a nest contact us, we can advise what went wrong but it is up to you to buy another ant colony, you will succeed but sometimes it does not work the first time. Research is key to success with ant keeping and follow our guides.