Cataglyphis arenarius

Cataglyphis arenarius

Colony type: Polygyny
Colony size: up to 5000 w.
Development speed: very fast

Queen: 9 - 11 mm
Workers: 4 - 9 mm
Color: light orange

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

Humidity: arena: 30 - 50% Nest: 40 - 60%
Temperature: arena: 25 - 35 ° C. Nest: 24 - 28 ° C

Feature of the species: the fastest species of ants, they have elongated legs. It is recommended to warm up the arena,

Recommended nests for breeding: acrylic, aerated concrete.
Most of this subspecies requires donor cocoons. But this species was bred by other breeders from a single queen. Thanks to frequent feeding with protein and syrup. Make sure you are ready to breed this difficult species when making your purchase.
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