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Diving beetle I raised from a larvae

Discussion in 'Insects, Other Invertebrates & Arthropods' started by Cooper, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Cooper

    Cooper Arachnoangel Old Timer

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    Very cool!
     
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  2. SamuraiSid

    SamuraiSid Arachnodemon

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    WC larvae? Im starting to consider keeping native inverts in my collection... if I can find them.

    Cool.
     
  3. Cooper

    Cooper Arachnoangel Old Timer

    Yup dipped for the larvae in a local pond :)
     
  4. spydrhunter1

    spydrhunter1 Arachnolord Old Timer

    The facts man....pupation, habitat, etc.
     
  5. Cooper

    Cooper Arachnoangel Old Timer

    Pupation took 9 days, habitat was a pond surrounded by trees and lots of vegetation and sticks/logs around the water's edge. I'll post a picture of it here later. I fed the larvae feeder fish, and am doing the same with the adult. I'll post a picture of the set up later too!
     
  6. beetleman

    beetleman Arachnoking Old Timer

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    simply beautiful..........the larvas are awesome,and so are the adults! ive raised the fla.natives,very fun to keep in both stages.
     
  7. Cooper

    Cooper Arachnoangel Old Timer

    Pond where I found the larvae

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    Current setup, all live plants

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