Alternative test tubes

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AusAnts
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Alternative test tubes

Post: # 65753Post AusAnts
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:56 am

Hi, I can't Find any test tubes in my area. Do you know of any alternative setups? I have been using Vinyl tubing but it is a nuisance to set them up. the setup seems to be working though as I have successfully raised a colony of suspected iridomyrmex sp.

If you use something else then test tubes, I would like to know.
2 x iridomyrmex sp Queen:15+ workers
2 x iridomyrmex pallidus: 40+ workers
1 x pheidole megacephala:2 queen 300 workers.
1 x opisthopsis Queen: 14 workers

Rgarcia
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Re: Alternative test tubes

Post: # 65757Post Rgarcia
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:22 am

Cigar tubes work just as good from what ive been doing.

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