• Formica subsericea and Mini Hearth Formicarium Bundle

    Tar Heel Ants

  • $ 99.99

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  • Description

    ***These colonies were founding in July of 2021 and are going into their second season of growth as of March 2022.  They will be shipped with their first brood of the Spring and have on average 5-10 workers (plus brood).  We pick from among the best colonies we have each time we ship ants!***

    Where can Tar Heel Ants ship Formica subsericea (Black Field Ants)? 

    Tar Heel Ants can ship Formica subsericea to the following states in the U.S.A: (we have proper permits from the U.S.D.A. for all of these states and a copy of this permit and additional information will accompany each shipment). 

    Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

    What comes with the purchase of a Formica subsericea Queen and Colony (1st year) Bundle Package?

    • Mini Hearth Formicarium (please detail out all requests for this Mini Hearth in the comments section during checkout or email to tarheelants@gmail.com)

    • Queen, 4-6 workers.   NOTE: From November to March, these ants produce no brood and should be kept in diapause conditions.  If you purchase these ants during this time, the diapause should continue after they arrive and up until this time period.  Colder conditions, around 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit are recommended during this time if possible to mimic natural conditions for these ants.

    • Care Sheet

    • Ants Shipped Inside Genesis Test Tube Insert For Protection During Shipping. 

    • Heat Packs or Ice Packs Are optional, please choose from options if you feel your location will require this for safe arrivial.

    Recommended Products Related to Formica subserica:

    Mini Hearth formicarium (or you can customize your own here)

    Fortress Formicarium (or customize your own here)

    Fallen Fortress Formicarium  (or customize your own here)

    Accessories:  Test Tube Adapater, 3/8" tubing, Featherweight Forceps, The Complete Ant Juice, Liquid Feeders.  Heating Cable optional.

    NOTE:  Proper permits will be shipped to you with your order of Formica subsericea, please do not order if you do not see your location on the list above.

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