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Is the tubing large enough?

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#1 Offline Martialis - Posted January 12 2017 - 9:33 AM


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As far as I've  seen, you make great formicariums. My only worry is if the tubing is large enough for species like Camponotus, as the tubing is only 7/16" OD, versus the more commonly used 1/4" or 1/2" OD tubing.  Has the tubing been tested  with species their size?

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#2 Offline ParaStatic - Posted January 12 2017 - 9:36 AM



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Yes it has been used by me for the last 4 years with camponotus pennsylvanicus and Camponotus noveboracensis.  The workers have zero issues walking past each other, or carrying items to and from the outworld.   I would say it is comparable to the inside of a 13mm test tube, where even a Camponotus queen can pass through easily.

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