Cleaner crews are generally considered a necessity for Dubia roach colonies. And the larger the colony, the more necessary they become. This article discusses the benefits and costs of adding Dermestid beetle cleaner crews to your Dubia colony. We updated it to include information about lesser mealworm cleaners.
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One of our most common question is “How many Dubia roaches do I need to start a colony”. The answer is simple, with the right information. Where you start depends on what you want from your Dubia colony, and when you want it. You’ll also need the Dubia roach growth rate, which you will find in this article.
Adding certain insects to Dubia roach colonies as cleaner crews can be simple, easy, and effective. But there are a few things you should know to ensure harmony and success. This article provides instructions for using Dermestid beetles and larvae as cleaner crews in a Dubia (or any other) roach colony.
For Dubia roach breeding projects, knowing a little about how fast Dubia roaches are supposed to grow can save time and even help identify problems that may have otherwise gone undetected. This comes in handy at every stage – from planning and development to existing colony maintenance.
How to stop a die off fast before it destroys your entire Dubia roach breeding colony. This in-depth guide helps you figure out the cause, take action to stop the decline, and decide what steps to take to prevent it from ever happening again. Dubia roach die-offs are common, but they can be managed.
Are your roaches reproducing slowly or not at all? Are you having other problems with your breeding colony? While Dubia roaches are extraordinarily healthy feeders, the trade-off seems to be that they are prone to trouble and can be difficult to breed. Get help identifying and fixing common Dubia roach breeding problems.