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.
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Dubia roach tips, tricks, how-to's, FAQ's, in-depth analysis, and other useful and interesting stuff we picked up along the way. From gut loading and feeding to breeding colony care and troubleshooting. All our information about the care, breeding, and feeding of Dubia roaches can be found here. Click any tag to narrow your search to that topic.
Dubia roaches are arguably the most nutritious feeder insect, but does that mean they don’t need to be gut loaded? The answer is no! Animals tend to benefit from eating gut loaded Dubia feeders. Find out why, learn helpful gut-loading tips, and learn what gut loads to avoid in this article.
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.
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.