Most insectivores love Dubia roaches. But what happens when one doesn’t? It would be a shame if they missed out on the most nutritious feeder insect. Now, maybe they don’t have to! We recently found some reasons behind Dubia dislike, and in at least some of these cases, it appears to be fixable!
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Unsure what size you need? Don’t want your roaches to go to waste? Read our tips for choosing the right size Dubia roaches and make a more informed purchasing decision. All feeder insects are a little different, and knowing the differences along with what to look for in a roach can make finding the right size Dubia a little easier!
Like all reptiles, bearded dragons rely on nutrition provided by feeders to maintain their good health and welfare. Are Dubia roaches a good fit for bearded dragons? Do bearded dragons have any unique nutritional needs, and can Dubia roaches help fulfill them? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this article.
The right food is critical to raising and maintaining large, healthy, vigorous, and nutritious Dubia roaches. Find out what we fed our Dubia roach stock over the course of a week in this daily Dubia food diary. It’s useful information whether you breed Dubia roaches or just want gutloading ideas to boost their already super nutrition.
Roaches are naturally associated with mites in the wild, and the relationship is usually symbiotic. However, mite infestation of a captive Dubia roach colony is a very different situation. It can potentially be a very serious problem that needs to be addressed quickly to avoid loss. Learn how to rid a Dubia colony of mites in 7 steps.
Dubia roaches are arguably the most nutritious feeder insect, but does that mean you never have to gut load again? The answer is no! Most captive animals benefit when you gut load their feeders. Find out why, get practical gut-loading tips, and learn what foods you should definitely not use as a gut load.