Messor aciculatus 3 Queens with 1-5 workers (24th October dispatch)
Messor aciculatus is a highly Polygyne species which is rare for ants of the genus messor. They are fast growing and considered an exotic species. They will make a great addition to any ant keepers collection, they also make a great beginer friendly species.
Queen size: 10mm shiny black
Workers size: 4-5mm shiny black
Food: honey water and insects and seeds
Founding: clasutral without feeding
Colonysize: 1-10,000 workers
Hibernation: 6-8 week dispause recommeded
3x queen with 1-5 workers
1x care sheet which is on the care-sheet section of this 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!