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Camponotus Sanctus


Camponotus Sanctus are also known as carpenter ants, these are one of the largest in Africa!


What really distinguishes this species from others is the light colour of the workers, which is great if you want to feed them multi coloured sugars and see their gaster’s change colour!


Care guide:

Humidity: 50-60%

Temperature: 24-28 degrees

Diet: Sugars and protein from freshly killed insects. Fresh water at all times

Colony size: ~5000

Polymorphic: Yes, will have majors once established

Sting: no, but may bite when threatened

Monogyne: Yes

Nest suggestion : The founding terra nests are perfect for raising a colony of these ants!

Additional information

Dimensions0.5 cm
Colony size

Queen with brood


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