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. It can potentially be a very serious problem that needs to be addressed quickly to avoid loss. Learn how to rid a Dubia colony of mites in 7 steps.
Information About Dubia Roach Colonies
Captive roach colonies require certain maintenance and care to thrive. Learn how to build, support, and maintain the social and spacial enclave we call a colony, and how to cultivate one of your own by breeding.
Should I Use Dermestid Beetles in My Dubia Roach Colony?
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.
How Many Dubia Roaches Are Needed to Start a Colony?
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.
How to Care for Dermestid Beetle Cleaner Crews
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.
Dubia Roach Growth Rate: Measuring Results
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.
Dubia Roach Die-Off
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.