|Latin Name:||Crematogaster rogenhoferi|
|Taxonomy:||Subfamily: Myrmicinae Tribe: Crematogastrini|
|Keeping Level:||(2) shows higher requirements to climate and escape prevention|
|Queen:||Size: 10mm Colour: beige, Gaster brown|
|Worker:||Size: 3 – 4mm Colour: beige Gaster brown|
|Males:||Size: 3,5mm Colour: brownish yellow, legs and antenna whitish yellow|
|Nutrion:||honeywater and insects like flies and crickets|
|Airhumidity:||Arena: 60 – 70% Nestpart: 60 – 80%|
|Temperature:||Arena: 21 – 30°C Nestpart: 21 – 28°C|
|Nestform:||building papernest around twigs and branches|
|Kind of Formicaria:||Farm, Farmbasin, Basin, Framebasin, Island, Acrylcylinder|
|Formicaria size:||Size: M – XL|
|Substrate:||Farm: Sand-loam, cork Arena: Sand-loam, branches, wood, roots,|
|Planting:||similar to tropical rainforest|
|Decoration:||stones, leavelitter, twigs, cork|
|Description:||Crematogaster rogenhoferi build their nest in trees, mainly in heights between 2.5 m and 4.5 m. The nests are approximately 22cm long and 10cm wide. Also when you use an island formicarium it is recommend to cover the nest with another basin. This makes it also easy to keep the right humidity.|
colonysize: a few thousand workers
|Quantity:||one fertilized queen with workers (see selection); brood (depending on the season and development)|
Keeping level 2 – Risk level 3
Size: M – XL
|Dimensions||180,00 × 13,50 × 11,00 cm|
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Antstore Worls of Ants
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