Moving an ant colony

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Whitelotus
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Moving an ant colony

Post: # 47158Post Whitelotus
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:07 pm

Hello. I have an ant colony in a test tube set up and the water is almost gone within the tube. The test tube is not an AC test tube but larger than the ones sold on the AC store. i am trying to move them into a hybrid nest but the tube is much larger than the holes for the hybrid nest. Does anyone have any ideas on how to move them?

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Re: Moving an ant colony

Post: # 47183Post MorbidBugg
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:57 am

Sticky tack iit to the nest and slip something under the tube to keep it flush so gravity doesn't pull the tack away
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