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
Cleaner crews work in roach colonies to reduce waste material like frass, discarded food, and dead roaches. These build over time and tend to hold moisture and cause health problems for the roaches and headaches for the roach-keeper. This section has information about Dermestids and lesser mealworm cleaner crews for Dubia roach colonies.
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.