How big should my tubing be?

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AntNoobster
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How big should my tubing be?

Post: # 36168Post AntNoobster
Mon May 21, 2018 4:29 am

I have bought tubing that are 6mm big for my iridomyrmex ants. they are quite small so do you think its ok?
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Re: How big should my tubing be?

Post: # 36297Post antnest8
Thu May 24, 2018 2:46 pm

the tubing should at least allow for 2 way traffic in the tubing. Also the tubing needs to be bigger than the queen. if the tubing is 6mm in inside diameter it should be OK just a little roomy.
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