Myrmecocystus placodops

Myrmecocystus placodops

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

Queen: 14-16mm
Worker: 6–11 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

Feature of the species: They fill their bellies to size with carbohydrates and hang upside down from the ceiling of their nest. Myrmecotus placodops are horny in the US honey ant. For aggressive species. They develop quickly in the installation phase.

Nests for breeding: acrylic, cork, gypsum, aerated concrete.
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