Camponotus japonicus 2 to 10 workers
Scientific name: Camponotus Japonicus
Queen size: 16-20mm
Size workers: 4-9mm
Soldiers size: 10-18mm
Hibernation: small diapause December-February at 12-17 degrees
Growth rate: 1/5
Temperature: 22-29 degrees
Optimal temperature: 25-27 degrees
Recommended nest type: ytong, plaster
Diet: insects, sugar water, honeydew, etc.
Camponotus japonicus is a species in the Formicinae subfamily. They grow very slowly but your patience will certainly be rewarded. They are very large ants that especially like sweeteners. They will also start to grow faster after they have reached the 50+ workers.