Tetraponera rufonigra

Tetraponera rufonigra

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

Queen: 12-16mm
Workers: 10-12 mm
Color: Head and belly - black, chest - orange-red to dark red

Nutrition: Food insects (Cockroaches, crickets), Syrup (Water / Honey with water (ratio 4: 1/3: 1/2: 1)), fruit

Arena humidity: 30-50%, nests: 50-70%
Arena temperature: 22–28 ° C, nests: 20–24 ° C

Feature of the species: Very aggressive and territorial species, fiercely defending their territory and nest. He can sting a lot, the pain lasts for several hours. He has perfect eyesight. The movements are sharp, chaotic.

Recommended nests for breeding: acrylic, gypsum, aerated concrete.
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