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Spc.Fred
01-01-2008, 01:10 AM
I was wondering is there anyway to make Blaptica Dubia not reproduce itself? because im planning to get 100 to feed my T. Blondi I only own one T.

Uglykid2
01-01-2008, 01:17 AM
It's easy to tell the difference between adult males(have wings) and females(no wings). But keep a couple together so you'll have some replacements.

Spc.Fred
01-01-2008, 01:21 AM
ok I'll try to separate them then thanks... that was easy :}

Talkenlate04
01-01-2008, 09:13 AM
ok I'll try to separate them then thanks... that was easy :}

Even easier way is to just drop the heat level. Dubia reproduce at a quick rate in the upper 80's low 90's. If you move the colony to the upper 60's your production is going to take a big nose dive. When you want more just move them back onto the heat.

Dom
01-01-2008, 10:54 AM
Separating them won't do much good. As long as the females have been mated, which is almost certain if they've been housed together, they can have several broods without male input.
Cooling works best.

David Burns
01-01-2008, 11:51 AM
You mean a roach won't eat a molting spider?

Talkenlate04
01-01-2008, 11:55 AM
You mean a roach won't eat a molting spider?

Who said that? :?
I bet a starving roach would try to munch on a molting T. They chew on each others wings and bits of legs so I don't see why they would not try to eat a T.

David Burns
01-01-2008, 12:06 PM
Who said that? :? .

:) I asked this in the wrong thread. Thanks for the info just the same.

Uglykid2
01-01-2008, 12:39 PM
Even easier way is to just drop the heat level. Dubia reproduce at a quick rate in the upper 80's low 90's. If you move the colony to the upper 60's your production is going to take a big nose dive. When you want more just move them back onto the heat.


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