Camponotus ligniperda Queen with eggs/brood and 10-15 (Starter kit) (18th September dispatch)
Camponotus ligniperda are some of the biggest ants Europe have to offer they usually nest under rocks/stones. They are very Polymorpic so workers differ in size by quiet some margin. A very Adventurous species for a bigger or an experienced keeper! You will be amazed by there sheer size.
Colonyform: Monogyne (Polymorph workers)
Queen size: 14-16mm/ Brown/red
Workers size: 6-13mm Brown/orange
Food: honey water and insects
Founding: clasutral without feeding
Colonysize: 1-10,000 workers
Hibernation: 4-5 months at 5-9°C
You will receive:
1x queen with brood and 10-15 workers
1x protein shake
1x care sheet download from our caresheet page on site
I have been growing and raising ant colonies for well over 5 years and always want to share the hobby!
If ant colonies die during transportation a replacement will be sent free, photographic evidence required
An excellent hobby watch how the colony grows and works to expand and feed the mighty queen, they will share all their secrets with you, Enjoy!