The smallest employees are 5-8 mm in size and deal with brood farming. The size of the soldiers ranges from 10 to 15 mm, and the mother - 16-18 mm.
Like all predatory ants, Camponotus sp. Xerxes prefer insects, namely cockroaches and flour worms. You can also give other feed insects from the pet store. They like to drink sugar and honey syrup, eat honey and pieces of sweet fruit. Ants do not have enough moisture to drink, which forms on the walls of formicaria, so they need a drinker with water in the arena.
Humidity in formicaria 60-70%, and in the arena - 30-50%. The formicaria maintains a temperature of 21-25 ° C, preventing it from falling below 18 ° C. The arena can be heated with a thermal mat up to 28 ° C.