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baf236
10-01-2007, 06:38 AM
I know that you are supposed to remove the cricket remains after the t is done feeding. I understand that this is to help prevent mite infestations. My problem is I can never find the remains because they blend in so well with the peat moss substrate. Could this turn into a problem over time?

Ben

PhilK
10-01-2007, 06:47 AM
My T always leaves the remains in her burrow...

Talkenlate04
10-01-2007, 08:12 AM
I stopped hunting for the remains a long time ago. Now I just spot check all the containers for anything fuzzy or obvious and when I see it I remove it.

Corranthe
10-01-2007, 08:20 AM
I stopped hunting for the remains a long time ago. Now I just spot check all the containers for anything fuzzy or obvious and when I see it I remove it.

That is what I do as well. If it is obvious or getting fuzzy it gets removed. Some of my Ts have specific locations where they always put their trash and that helps. Since my slings just eat pinheads there isn't a whole lot left over and I generally just leave them alone until I do a 100% tank change-out anyway.