making a test tube ready for an ant colony!

step 1: fill 3/4 (or 1/2) of the test tube with water

step 2: make a cotton ball

step 3: push the button ball until it reached the water

step 4: make another cotton ball

step 5: put the cotton ball at the end of the tube so that the ant queen and workers won't escape

step 6: enjoy!

if you have done it correctly, you should have something like this:

note: for smaller species like temnothorax a smaller test tube is needed


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