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FINAnts
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test-tube question

Post: # 35446Post FINAnts
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:53 am

How long test-tubes must be?(i´m bad at english)
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antnest8
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Re: test-tube question

Post: # 35448Post antnest8
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:26 am

test tubes can be huge or small but I would not recommend something smaller than 8 cm long. some ants can fit in smaller and some (like camponotus) need larger test tubes.
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Re: test-tube question

Post: # 35496Post Mortamir
Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:53 am

Wow not the right question.

Try to be more specific. I know you aren't the best at English but some ants will do well in a very small test tube and some need a larger one.

90% of queens will do great in 15 mm by 150 mm test tube.

Does that help?
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