Melophorus Queen, Medium – Furnace Ant

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Care Level: Medium (require hot environment or heating)
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: 8-12mm
Worker size: 4-5mm

Known as furnace ants, all species of the melophorus genus thrive in hot conditions. Because of this, we recommend that they be kept in a warm location to ensure the colony develops at the correct pace. More in description below.

Care Level: Medium
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: 8-12mm
Worker size: 4-5mm

Known as furnace ants, all species of the melophorus genus thrive in hot conditions. Because of this, we recommend that they be kept in a warm location to ensure the colony develops at the correct pace. They can often feature a cast of major that resembles Pheidole. We had a lot of trouble catching these ladies, as they only come out during the hottest parts of the day, and they’re incredibly quick.

 

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Received 1 queen and 3 workers, love them they are doing great so far

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  1. Received 1 queen and 3 workers, love them they are doing great so far

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