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Nutrition: honey-water, insect
Space requirements: medium
Colony size: medium to large
Interesting facts: Camponotus vestitus looks very similar to Anoplepsis custodiens, but is less aggressive. Large workers reach almost the size of the queen. Camponotus vestitus colonies grow slowly comparing to e.g. Camponotus maculatus or cosmicus.
Worker: 2-5mm, soldier up to 6mm
Nutrition: mainly insects, also try some seeds
Space requirements: from small to extra large, depending on colony size
Colony size: theoretically unlimited
Interesting facts: A lot of Pheidole species are able to reproduce queens that they keep within their colony. That makes the colony theoretically immortal with no limit to grow.
Nutrition: deas insects, honey-water
Space requirements: small
Colony size: probably large colonies of 10.000 individuals
Interesting facts: tiny workers; thousands of individuals fit into one test-tube, reproduce quickly, move slowly, require litte space, very easy to keep