Care Level: Easy
Founding Type: Claustral
Setup: At the founding stage, a test tube setup or founding chamber with a water source is sufficient. Once the number of workers exceeds ~15, they should be moved into a small nest.
Diet: Does not require feeding until workers arrive. When workers arrive, feed sugars and protein regularly.
Queen size: 15mm
Worker size: 8mm
Stunning middle sized sugar ants, featuring a gorgeous golden gastor in the workers. They are quite calm and easy to raise, although they are large enough to bite! This species have both minor and major workers and often forage during the day, so make a very interesting colony to raise!