Odontomachus haematodus


Rearing Sheet for Odontomachus haematodus

Odontomachus haematodus is a beautiful Odontomachus from South America, relatively easy to breed. They exhibit aggressive behavior fairly quickly and develop rather rapidly. A good Odontomachus species to try!


General Information:
Difficulty level: Moderate
Geographical distribution: South America
Origin: French Guiana
-Queen Size: 12-13mm
-Worker Size: 9-11mm
-Polygynous: No
-Mature Colony Size: 1,000 workers


Maintenance Information:
Humidity: 70-85%
Temperature: 24-28°C (ideal at 26°C)
Diapause: No
Ant Farms: Test tube with support/substrate, bamboo tube, concrete cellular nest, or any other mineral-based material.
Food: Insects, sugary liquids


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


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Number of queens

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Number of workers

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