Tetramorium Caespitum colony

Tetramorium Caespitum colony

Tetramorium Caespitum Queen with 5-10 workers


Small sized ant but can be very aggressive and take down their prey in swarms using their small stingers which are not harmful to humans. Very interesting species for both new and experienced keepers.


Queen: Size:6-8mm

Workers: Size: 3-4mm Major: N/A

Protein/ Sugars: Wax Worms / roaches /crickets / Sugar Water

Temperature : 20-26c

Hibernation:November to March

Colony Size when mature : 10,000

Mono/Poly: Monogyne ( one queen per colony)

Fully/Semi claustral : Fully claustral- feeding not required until first workers