The AC Starter Gear Pack™ has everything you need to get started in ant keeping (ant colony founding stage). It comes complete with:
- 5 AC-standard Test Tubes™ for culturing your ant colony from queen ants caught during nuptial flight (fit directly into our Hybrid Nest™ formicariums)
- 1 AC Test Tube Rack™ for keeping the test tubes secure for storage in a drawer or dark place
- 2 AC Test Tube Portals™ used for feeding the young workers when they first arrive or for transferring a colony into another test tube in case their current test tube gets moldy
- 1 ft of AC Large Vinyl Tubing™ (inner diameter 3/8″ x outer diameter 1/2”)
- 1 ft of AC Small Vinyl Tubing™ (inner diameter 1/4″ x outer diameter 3/8”)
- 2 AC Test Tube Adapters for easy attachment of your AC Vinyl Tubing™ to your founding AC-standard Test Tubes™
Be sure to read our Starting Your Ant Colony section for helpful tips on getting started in the hobby.