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Camponotus vestitus - AntKit

Camponotus vestitus


Camponotus vestitus is another example of a beautiful species from the Camponotus genus. Originating from South Africa, this species is widespread but forms relatively small colonies. Also known as the Shimmering Sugar Ant. The Queen is a lovely red-brown colour and has a golden shine. They can tolerate low humidity so are suited to living in dry conditions, nesting in Ytong or Plaster nests. These ants will benefit from a low power heating source to keep the temperature around 26è_C, this will speed up brood development.

Description of Queen:åÊ12-16mm Red to Brown Anthracite with a Golden gloss effect

Description of Workers:åÊ4-12mm Black to Brown Anthracite with a Golden gloss effect

Rearing Difficulty (1=Beginner, 5=Expert): åÊ2åÊ(Requires control of temperature)

Temperature:åÊ22-30å¡C in the arena and nest


Feeding:åÊInsects, sugar water, honey water,

Hibernation Required:åÊNo

Feeding Note:åÊConsume almost any form of protein.

Nest Suitability:åÊYtong / Glass / Soil / Cork /

Minimum Tube / Connector Diameter:åÊ9mm

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