Camponotus festai

Camponotus festai

Colony type: Monogyny
Colony size: up to 10,000 w.
Development speed: fast

Queen: 17-19 mm
Workers: 5–9 mm
Majorów: 10 - 17 mm
Color: mesosoma and legs in majors and smaller workers uniformly red-brown, always lighter than black to dark brown head and belly

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: 50-60%, and in the arena - 30-50%.
Temperature: Arena: 23-30 ° C., Nest; 24-28 ° C.

Feature of the species: they zealously defend the nest, do not tolerate invasion. The soldiers are fast enough and have powerful and sharp mandibles that can gnaw through the skin

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