Polyrhachis Ornata Queen – Black/Gold Spiny Ant

From $74.50

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Rarity: ★★★★★
Activity: ★★★☆☆
Growth Speed: ★★☆☆☆

Care Level: Medium
Founding Type: Semi-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: Gently feed the queen small sugars weekly. When workers arrive, feed sugars and protein regularly.
Queen size: 12mm
Worker size: 10mm

This is a very rare arboreal (tree-dwelling) species of polyrhachis. They’re the largest polyrhachis we offer, and have a unique gold and black colour pattern. They’re relatively easy to care for, but like other semi-Claustral queens, they will need to be fed regularly.


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