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 ~10, 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: 20mm
Worker size: 10mm
These ants get their name from their love of sugary foods. Beautiful large ants, these queens are around 2cm in size and have both minor and major workers so make a very interesting colony to raise. Very relaxed and easy to care for and develop quickly. They look very similar to C. Consobrinus, however, they have an all-black abdomen, whereas Consobrinus have an orange stripe.