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.
Cleaner Crew Information
Information about using Dermestid and lesser mealworm cleaner crews in Dubia roach colonies. Cleaner crews work to reduce waste material like frass, discarded food, and dead roaches. These tend to retain moisture and build up over time, causing health problems for roaches and headaches for roach-keepers.
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.