Camponotus Ligniperda

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The Camponotus Ligniperda is one of the largest Camponotus species available. This species likes dry conditions, so it does not suffer from humidity. This species grows slowly at the beginning, but after 50 workers the pace increases.

Specifications

 

Scientific name Camponotus Ligniperda

 

Dutch name The common Giant ant

 

Difficulty class 1. Advanced

 

Queen | Gyne: 16-18 mm

 

Workers: 6-8 mm

 

Type of colony: Monogyn, 1 queen per nest.

 

Type of nest: 3D launcher Outworld

 

Temperature:  20-25 degrees

 

Hibernation: October-March at +/- 10-15 degrees

 

Our advice: a little cooler

keep in winter around 15 degrees.

For example in the basement, cooler attic or shed.

 

Our experience: even in winter at room temperature

these ant colonies continue to develop well.

 

Food: Sugar or honey water and small insects:

Our advice for smaller colonies: fruit flies or half crickets / half dubia

 

Humidity: may be dry, otherwise 50/60%

 

foundation: Clausstral

 

Distribution area: central - Europe

 

The color of the ants: Black - Red