About Camponotus turkestanus


Asian Species- Carpenter Ants

Temperature: Nest 24- 28°C Outworld 20- 30°C

Humidity: Nest 50- 70% Outworld 30- 50%

Hibernation: Yes, between November- March at 15°c

Diet: Water (at all times). Carbohydrates like honey water/ sugar water or other. Protein like fresh-killed insects or other.

Colony form: Monogyne (one queen per colony) Average a few hundred workers per colony.

Founding Queen: Claustral (without feeding)

Nest type: Acrylic, Y tong, Natural setup.

Sizes: Queen- 12- 15mm/ Worker- 6- 8mm/ Major- 9- 14mm

Bite/ Sting/ Formic acid: No


Description: Camponotus turkestanus is a species with different colour variations. Well established colonies can produce majors later on that are almost the same size as Queens. They're a more sensitive species of Camponotus but are relatively easy to keep.

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Camponotus turkestanus

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