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  • Proformica splendida (Antsrus exclusive) are a form of honey pot ants in which some workers are dedicated repletes. This means workers become storage facilities for liquids and look like as shown in the images.


    The Repletes are no where near as agile as the day-to-day workers and likely remain in the nest in the wild.


    This species of Proformica has never been sold before so you have an exclusive at Antsrus!


    Workers are of a shiny black/brown appearance as well as the queen and are certainly an interesting species to keep!


    This species is easier to care for then myrmecocystus aka the American honey pot ant species.


    This species is found in China as well as Kyrgyzstan.



    Keeping difficulty: Medium (kept at least one or two exotic species previously)


    Colony form: Monogyne (Polymorph workers)


    Queen size: 8-11mm shiny black/brown


    Worker’s size: 4-10mm Shiny black/brown


    Food: honey water and insects


    Temp: 24-28°C


    Humidity: 40-50%


    Founding: clasutral without feeding


    Colony size: 100-1000 workers


    Hibernation: No


    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

    Proformica splendida (Asian Honey pot ants)

    PriceFrom £42.99
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