Lasius niger (Common Black Garden Ant) are an excellent beginner species of ant. They are easy to keep, colonies grow fast and can be kept at room temperature.


Queen: 6-10mm Long


Workers: 2-5mm Long


Food's: Honey water & Protein (dead insects + Protein Jelly)


Temperature: 16 - 25 degrees can be kept at room temperature, however a heat mat with thermostat will speed up growth.


Hibernation Required: Yes.


Life span of Queen: 10 years


 (Unfortunately Due to US shipping regulations, these Cannot be shipped to the US)

Lasius Niger


    Southampton, UK

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