Intruders in my dubias?

cehmz

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I have noticed what look like thin Beatles or some sort of bug in with my dubias. At first I thought maybe they were dubia babies but none of the dubias in there are mature. Noticed them a week or two after I started using flukers cricket chow.
What could they be?
I can try to get a pic after work.
 

pannaking22

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Probably buffalo beetles and their larvae or something along that line. They'll help clean up the enclosure a bit. Pics would help though!
 

LeonExotic

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Sounds like part of the cleaner crew came with your order. That's not uncommon. It could be a buffalo or dernestid beetle. Both are able to live alongside your roaches but I wouldn't feed them to anything.
 

cehmz

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They look to be dermestid beetles, strange that I just noticed them since I've had these roaches for almost a month now. Maybe eggs hitched a ride on a roach? Thanks guys.
 
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