• Formica subsericea(Queen and 6-10 workers) Mini Hearth Bundle

    Tar Heel Ants

  • $ 104.99

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    ***These colonies were founding in July of 2023.  They will be shipped with their first brood and workers of the year and have on average 6-10 workers.  The queen of the colonies we are shipping will already be producing brood (we only ship them if they have resumed a growth stage).  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)? 

    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.

    ***Please Read the Information on the link (here) on our Live Arrival Guarantee.***

    What comes with the purchase of a Formica subsericea Queen and Colony Bundle Package?

    • Mini Hearth Formicarium 

    • Queen, 6-10 workers. 

    • 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.

    The Mini Hearth part of this bundle takes approximately 2-3 weeks to make from scratch.  We do have some Ready To Ship versions available (premade).  These can be found at this link here.  If you want one of these versions used in your bundle, please indicate this by using the comments box when checking out and type in the model number from the Ready To Ship pages.  If there are additional charges for the specific version you choose, we will contact you by email or phone prior to shipping.  

    ***If you do not make a note in the comments, you can email us after the order is made to let us know what model you want.  Otherwise we will make them as quick as possible, with the 10-14 day time period needed to make them from scratch.  Thank you!

    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.

    ***PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING - The ants being ordered on this page require being transferred to another habitat within a few days after receiving them.  They are shipped in safe conditions for the mail but have no access to food or water inside their shipping containers.  They can live for quite a long time in these conditions, the humidity inside the shipping container is very high and prevents loss of moisture.  Please do not leave them in these shipping setups after they arrive for more than a few days, they need food and water to continue to grow as a healthy colony!

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