Camponotus chilensis


Rearing Sheet for Camponotus chilensis

Camponotus chilensis is a magnificent Camponotus species native to Chile, and the workers and queen have a beautiful golden reflection on the gaster. Their maintenance is not inherently complicated; it’s essential to keep in mind that the seasons are reversed as they come from the southern hemisphere.


General Information:
Difficulty level: Moderate
Geographical distribution: Chile, Peru
Origin: Chile
-Queen Size: 12mm
-Worker Size: 5-10mm
-Polygynous: No
-Mature Colony Size: Approximately 5,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 60-80%
Temperature: 20-27°C (ideal at 25°C)
Diapause: Yes, a diapause between 8 and 14°C is required during the summer
Ant Farms: Any ant farm with a humid area and suitable for the colony size will be suitable for them.
Food: Sugary liquids, insects


The colonies and queens of Camponotus chilensis that we sell are all guaranteed 100% alive upon arrival, with a healthy brood and a clean test tube.


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Colony size

Queen + 1-3 workers


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