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Lasius niger – Black garden ant

(1 customer review)


Great beginner ant!

Most people have Lasius niger as their first ant due to their hardy nature and low cost!



See care guide in the description


Temperature: Room Temperature 18 to 22 degrees

Hibernation: Yes – November to March at around 3-8 degrees

Diet: Insects, Sugars, Carbs

Nest recommendation: They do great in the XS Terra nests!

Development: Egg to Adult Worker – 6 to 8 weeks

Founding feeding: Claustral (no feeding needed until first few workers)

Additional information

Dimensions.5 cm

Queen with brood, Queen with 10-20 workers

1 review for Lasius niger – Black garden ant

  1. Danny Watson (verified owner)

    such an awesome species and my very first Queen. The delivery was super quick and the Queen ,brood and workers looked happy. Thank you so much and i cant wait to see what the future brings.

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