Ant Community

 2 Years Antshop World of Ants

 

World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants World Of Ants

Acromyrmex spec. -micro-

  • Acromyrmex spec. -micro-

Availability: Out of stock

€0.00
Incl. 19% tax
Excl. shipping
Name: Acromyrmex spec. -micro-
Propagation: South America
Queen: -
Workers: -
Food: Fungus, which the ants grow on bramble, raspberry, oak, maple and rosebush leaves.
Air moisture: 80-90% in the fungus tank, remaining tanks to be kept in drier conditions
Temperature: 22-28°C
Hibernation: No
Nest-building: Soil nests
Formicariums: Tank, farm tank
Formicarium size: min. 30x20cm (should soon be switched to 3 tanks Food/Waste/Fungus)
Particularities: Both Atta and Acromyrmex species are leafcutter ants. They cut up leaves which serve as a growth substrate for the fungus they use to feed on. This is an obligatory symbiosis, whereby the fungus and ants are unable to survive without one another.