Myrmecocystus mimicus

Myrmecocystus mimicus

Colony type: Monogyny
Colony size: 10,000 w.
Development rate: medium

Queen: 10-12mm
Workers: 4-8 mm
Color: red head, black body

Nutrition: Food insects (cockroaches, crickets), fruits, vegetables, seeds.

Humidity: Arena: 50-70% Nest: 70-90%
Temperature: Arena: 23-30 ° C Seat: 22-25 ° C

A feature of the species: They fill their bellies up to the size of grapes with carbohydrates and hang upside down from the ceiling of their nest.

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