Camponotus festinus


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Camponotus festinus Breeding Sheet

Camponotus festinus is the second largest Camponotus species in Asia. However, they are quite simple to raise. The workers resemble fellah ants but are larger. They develop relatively quickly for their size, but do not expect to have 300 workers in one year.

General Information:
Breeding level: medium
Geographic distribution: Tropical Asia
Origin: Thailand
-Queen size: 21mm
-Worker size: 7-18mm
-Polygyne: no
-Mature colony size: 3,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 60-80%
Temperature: 22-27°C (ideal at 25°C)
Diapause: No, a drop in temperature to around 20°C during the winter period is sufficient.
Ant Farms: Any humid ant farm with galleries adapted to their size will be suitable
Food: insects and sugary liquids

The Camponotus festinus colonies and queens that we sell are all guaranteed to arrive alive, with a healthy brood and a clean test tube.

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Number of queens

1 injured queen (leg), 1 queen, 1 queen extra red, 1 queen orange, 2 queens, 3 queens, 4 queens, 5 queens, 6 queens, 7 queens, 8 queens, 9 queens, 10 queens, 20 queens


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