Camponotus substitutus


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Camponotus substitutus Breeding Sheet

Camponotus substitutus is a stunning South African Camponotus ant, very similar to the “light” maculatus found in Senegal. However, they are somewhat more demanding in terms of maintenance conditions.

General Information:
Level of breeding: easy
Geographical distribution: South America
Origin: Ecuador
-Queen Size: 16mm
-Worker Size: 6-14mm
-Polygyny: no
-Mature colony size: about 10,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 60-80%
Temperature: 20-28°C (ideal at 26°C)
Diapause: No, a temperature drop to around 20°C during winter is sufficient
Ant Farms: Any ant farm with a moist area suitable for the size of the colony will suit them.
Food: sugary liquids and insects


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


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Number of queens

1 queen, 1 injured queen (leg), 2 queens, 3 queens, 4 queens, 5 queens, 6 queens, 7 queens, 8 queens, 9 queens

Number of workers

0 workers, 1-3 workers, 3-6 workers, 4-8 workers, 5-10 workers, 6-12 workers, 10-20 workers, 15-30 workers, 25-50 workers, 30-60 workers, 40-80 workers, 50-100 workers, 100-150 workers, 100-200 workers, 150-200 workers, 250-500 workers


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