Subfamily: Dolichoderinae Tribe: Dolichoderini
Very aggressive and dominant ant species, which can dominate many food sources due to their anal gland secretion, which is highly toxic for other ant species. In case of danger, they direct their abdomens upwards, similar to Crematogaster.
They find food sources very quickly and effectively.
EASY – Suitable for beginners
Size: 4.5 – 5mm Color: glossy black
Size: 2 – 4mm Color: glossy black
Honey solution, sugar solution, insects
Arena: 18 – 28 ° C Nest area: 21 – 24 ° C
Arena: 30 – 50% Nest area: 50 – 70%
SIZE:S/M ANTCUBE or HEXANEST. Acrylic, glass, plaster, cork
Yes, from the end of October to the end of March at 5 – 8 ° C
up to 200 workers, up to 19 years
Nest: cork, softwood, digfix, plaster. Arena: sand-loam,
Size: 4 – 4.5mm Color: black, slim