Founding type: Claustral
Size: Small. Queen ~4mm, workers ~2mm
Diet: Do not require feeding until workers arrive. Feed a mix of small protein and sugars.
Set-up: Test tube up until 15-30 workers. Then move to small nest and outworld.
These little ladies are a great choice when starting out in ant keeping. They are relatively forgiving in terms of their living conditions and their colonies grow at a good pace.
They are harmless and do not bite or sting, although they can move quickly, hence their name crazy ants!
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