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Lasius Neoniger ||Live Queen|| [Labour Day Ant]

Lasius Neoniger ||Live Queen|| [Labour Day Ant]

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Workers in colony

Lasius neoniger, Otherwise known as the Labour day ant is one of the best beginner options. Their colony consists of little brown workers around 3-5mm and is found in grasslands or suburbs. Deep in the ground, they can deal with fluctuating humidity, though 30-65% humidity is ideal. The temperature should be kept in a range of about 18-29°.


Care Guide:

Despite their hardy nature, it is still important to provide proper care for an optimal growing season. 


Lasius neoniger will eat anything they get their hands on. From insects (beetle larvae, fruit flies, or roaches) to meat (ham, turkey bacon, or chicken) and carbohydrates like Honey, sugar water, or nectar. 

Temperature and Humidity:

The temperature should be kept from 18-29C and humidity between 30-65% (room humidity)

Ant nest

Lasius neoniger will do great in any of our setups. When choosing the size of the nest, the colony should take up at least 40%+ of the nest capacity to insure the colony doesn't feel vulnerable and stressed. 


The wide selection of Esthetic Ant nests is perfect for Lasius neoniger.

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