Roach chow is a convenient food for roaches, but is it ideal? This guide provides information about how to tweak your roach chow to increase its nutritional value for your roaches, and for the animals that feed on them.
Guidance & Information
Our Guidance section contains Dubia roach tips, tricks, how-to's, FAQ's, and other useful and/or interesting stuff we picked up along the way. Information is divided into two categories: articles and posts. Posts typically deal with one question or issue and are short and sweet relative to articles, which address broader or more complex issues requiring deeper analysis.
Read our roach chow instructions to find out what the common issues are with keeping and feeding tropical roaches in dark, warm, humid colonies, and how best to avoid food-related problems with your colony in the future.
Are you unsure whether or not to add Dermestid beetle cleaner crews to your Dubia roach colony? The benefits and costs…the ups and downs…of this common issue are discussed here.
“How many Dubia roaches do I need to start a colony” is among the questions we are most frequently asked. This post provides the answer, and it depends on what you want from the colony and when you want it.
Instructions for using Dermestid beetles and their larvae as “cleaner crews” in a B. dubia or other roach colony. It’s simple, easy and effective, but there are a few things you should know to ensure colony harmony and success.
For Dubia roach breeding projects, knowing a little about how fast they’re supposed to grow can save time and even help identify problems that may have otherwise gone undetected.