Camponotus floridanus

Camponotus floridanus

Colony type: Monogyny
Colony size: 5,000-20,000 w.
Development speed: very fast

Queen: 14-16mm
Workers: 4-9 mm
Majorów: 11-13 mm
Color: Workers and queens are two-colored, have a reddish-orange head and bright orange mesosome and legs, sharply punctuated by deep black.

Nutrition: Food insects (Cockroaches, crickets), Syrup (Water / Honey with water (ratio 4: 1/3: 1/2: 1)), fruit, vegetables, jelly, cooked chicken without salt.

Arena humidity: 30-50%, nests: 50-70%
Arena temperature: 25–32 ° C, nests: 20–24 ° C

Species Feature: Floridanus is highly productive with colonies growing rapidly, reaching 1,000 workers in the first year and potentially exceeding 8,000 in a mature colony 2-3 years later.

Recommended nests for breeding: acrylic, cork, plaster, aerated concrete, wooden.
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