Rhytidoponera chalybeae

Rhytidoponera chalybeae

Colony type: Monogyny
Colony size: up to 500 w.
Development rate: medium

Queen: 7-8mm
Workers: 4-7mm
Color: Iridescent color: purple orange-red. The color is dark purple.

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

Humidity: Arena: 40 - 50% Nest: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Arena: 22 - 28 ° C Socket: 22 - 26 ° C

Feature of the species: Ants are very cautious, secretive. In case of danger, withdraw, but don't panic.

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