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20 (Excellent) Reasons to Try Dubia Roaches
There are a lot of reasons why Dubia roaches should be at the top of your list of feeder insects. Here are 20 of them. In broad terms, they’re good for the animals that eat them and easy on the people who keep them.
Roach Growth and Population Density
A widely-held belief is that Dubia roach nymphs grow faster in their own enclosure after being removed from breeding colonies. But is this true? A study found that nymphs grow both faster and bigger in the presence of adults as opposed to isolation. Read this post for details…
Sea Sponges for Dubia Roach Hydration
Sea sponges are a natural, chemical-free way to provide water for Dubia roaches. Household sponges, on the other hand, are made from polyurethane and contain pesticides. Get more tips and tricks to safely and effectively using sea sponges inside roach enclosures here.
Dubia Roach Hydration
This guide will help you decide which hydration method is best for you and your colony. It’s a lengthy, in-depth article, but in the end the decision will be simple when you understand the available methods, why each of them works, and what their relative advantages and disadvantages are.