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: 7mm
Worker size: 2-3mm
Colony numbers grow quickly and are very active ants making them the best choice for beginners. Very cool yellow colour which makes them quite unique and they stand out from their black pavement relatives.