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, and potentially a very serious problem. Learn how to rid a Dubia colony of mites in 7 steps.
Guidance & Information
Dubia roach information and expert advice. This section has all the tips, tricks, how-to's, FAQ's, in-depth analysis, and other useful and interesting information about the care, keeping, and feeding of Dubia roaches that we've learned over the years. Click any tag to narrow your search to that topic.
Dubia roaches are arguably the most nutritious insect, but does that mean you don’t have to gutload them? The answer is no! Most captive animals benefit from gut-loaded feeders – even Dubias! Find out why, learn helpful gut-loading tips, and find out which gutloads to avoid.
Roach chow is a convenient food for Dubia roaches, but is it ideal? This guide provides information about how to tweak your roach chow to increase its nutritional value – both for your roaches and for the animals that feed on them.
Basic instructions for feeding roach chow to tropical roaches. This article describes how to provide roach chow in the dark, warm, and humid environment tropical roaches need in a way that avoids common food-related problems.
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.