Pheidole Noda are a popular species due to them having minor and major workers. Majors will come out of the nest to take care of larger food itmes. They establish smaller colonies then other Pheidole species and nest disturbance does not influence the production of soldiers.
• Humidity requirements: 60-70%
• Temperature requirements: 24-28 °C
• Hibernation: No
• Suggested housing: , Acrylic, Ytong, test tube set up
• Nutrition: Sugars from honey or sugar water. Protein from insects sources
• Colony size: ~3,000
• Queen size: 13 mm
• Worker size: 3-4 millimeters
• Major size: 5 millimeters
• Monogyne/polygyne: Monogyne (One Queens per colony)
Photo credit: Kallam Beardsley
We offer alive arrival guarantee on all our colony,s but this only covers the Queen, workers/brood is excluded.
To qualify for our alive arrival guarntee there are a few particulars which must be met.
You must be in for your first delivery attempt , should you miss the delivery then live arrival guarntee is voided.
You must make us aware whithin 12 hours of delivery
A clear picture of the dead queen in the test tube must be taken and sent again within 12 hours of delivery - this is to stop fraudulent claims.
Colonys are sent Monday to Thursday only, this prevents ants being left in the sorting office over a weekend.
Ants are sent recorded delivery 1st class only, with very sensitive species being sent Next day special delivery by 1pm. You shall be made aware of this
Currently we are only shipping to the UK whilst the covid 19 problem is on-going