Camponotus Nicobarensis Queen Ant with up to 30 workers (see available options)
Guarantee: Queen guaranteed to be alive on arrival.
Latin Name: Camponotus nicobarensis
Keeping Level: (1) easy to keep with higher requirements towards climate
Distribution: Southern Asia
Habitat: Semi desert, savanna
Colony form: monogyne
Queen: Size: 15 - 16mm Colour: redbrown to darkred-brown (dependent on the origin), bulky thorax Worker: Size: 6 - 12mm Colour: redbrown to brown (dependent on the origin)
Soldier: not present
Males: Size: 10mm Colour: black
Nutrition Honeywater, insects e.g. Dipterans like flies, mosquitos, crickets; also fruits
Air humidity: Arena: 30 - 50% Nestpart: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Arena: 21 - 35°C Nestpart: 24 - 28°C
Nest form: Build their nest in hollow bricks, wood, bamboo
Kind of Formicaria: Plaster nest, Ytong, PLA with sand or plaster bed
Formicaria size: Size: M - L
Substrate: Farm: Sand or Plaster
Arena: Sand, Sand-Loam
Planting: similar to semi-desert and meadows with moss and grass
Decoration: Branches, roots, leave litter
Description: Camponotus Nicobarensis is an active but mostly nocturnal ant. They show a fast brood development and high range towards climate conditions.
Development: mating flight: May to June
Founding: claustral (without feeding) Brood development: 28 days ( depending on temperature) Colony size: up to a few hundred Individuals, Queen can become 25 years
Shipping Restrictions: We do not ship live specimens outside of Europe.
These ants are not native to the UK and is therefore illegal to release them into the wild.
Please contact us if you no longer wish to keep them and we will email you a prepaid postage label so you can send them back to us.
Any questions, please let us know.
Camponotus Nicobarensis Queen Ant with workers Live Queen Ant
RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY
We do accept returns and exchanges.
Please contact us if you have any problems with your order.
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
Items that are personalised or made to specific requirements, such as Personalised Ant Nest, etc. are excluded from the Distance Selling Regulations and are non returnable so unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns!
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.