Camponotus brasiliensisåÊare a South American CamponotusåÊant species which do not require hibernation due to their native habitat being very warm. This is a lovely ant species with Orange to Red coloured legs. åÊCamponotus brasiliensis is generally an undemanding species, fairly easy to keep and very active, making them very interesting to view.åÊThey benefit from having a low power heating source to speed up brood development.
Description of Queen:åÊ17-19mm LongåÊ
Description of Workers:åÊ8-18mm LongåÊ
Rearing Difficulty (1=Beginner, 5=Expert): åÊ2 (Requires control of temperature)
Temperature:åÊ25-30å¡C in the arena and nest with an overnight arena temperature ofåÊ~åÊ22-25å¡C
Feeding:åÊInsects, honey water
Feeding Note:åÊConsume almost any form of protein.
Nest Suitability: Ytong / Acrylic / Glass / Soil / Plaster
Minimum Tube / Connector Diameter: 9mm