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feeder breeding question

Discussion in 'Insects, Other Invertebrates & Arthropods' started by IamKrush, Jul 17, 2017.

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    has anyone used buffao (cleaner) beetles in the dubia colonies? Im curious of how well they work and do they cause a problem with the dubias or escsping.
  2. Walker253

    Walker253 Arachnobaron

    They work pretty well. Never had an issue with them interfering with Dubia nor have I had an escape. They cohabitate quite well.
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  3. aphono

    aphono Arachnoknight

    What's the point of cleaners? Just curious as I am letting what was originally a tub of feeder dubias mature out, quite a ways from a large colony.
  4. Thank you! My main concern was they'd harmed the nyphs
  5. to help keep the tub clean. They eat waste and dead dubia
  6. Walker253

    Walker253 Arachnobaron

    No, just dead Dubia. I hear you can't keep them with Lateralis. They eat the egg sacks.
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  7. Thank you! I appreciate your response. Im not a big fan of lats so i no need to worry. But its good enough to have to give to someone who does need it:)