Iridomyrmex Bicknelli Queen – Black Pavement Ant

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Rarity: ★☆☆☆☆
Activity: ★★★★★
Growth Speed: ★★★★★
Award: Fastest growing ant

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 ~25, they should be moved into a small nest.
Diet: Queens do not require feeding until workers arrive. When workers arrive, feed sugars and protein regularly.
Queen size: 7-9mm
Worker size: 2-3mm

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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 ~25, they should be moved into a small nest.
Diet: Queens do not require feeding until workers arrive. When workers arrive, feed sugars and protein regularly.
Queen size: 7-9mm
Worker size: 2-3mm

The most commonly found ant in Australia, black pavement ants are spread across the entire country. If you see a small black ant around the house, chances are, it’s these guys. These are considered one of the best ant species for beginner ant keepers, as they are small, require minimal care, and the queens are very easy to raise. Their numbers grow quickly, making them ideal for someone who wants a colony quickly and simply.

 

Type

Queen with Brood, Queen with 1-10 Workers, Queen with 11-20 Workers, Queen with 21+ Workers, Dual Queens with 1-5 Workers, Triple Queens with 11-20 workers

10 reviews for Iridomyrmex Bicknelli Queen – Black Pavement Ant

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Jodene

Very prompt service and the ant came in great shape through the post. Antastic even held the ant for me until Christmas so I wouldn’t have to take care of it for my 11 year old son. He loves his ant!

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Anonymous

I have a happy grandchild who takes her ant everywhere

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  1. Amazing service! It came the next day after being shipped at it was packaged very well. I ordered a queen with brood and it came with 3 workers and a nice brood pile. Thank you Jim!

  2. Great

  3. Very prompt service and the ant came in great shape through the post. Antastic even held the ant for me until Christmas so I wouldn’t have to take care of it for my 11 year old son. He loves his ant!

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  4. Beautiful ants

  5. Fantastic costumer service, and fast delievery

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