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      Mega-explosion!!!!

      Finally got around to cleaning out the extra 10-gallon I keep crickets in. This is what I found:





      Dry as a BONE in there and still there were 100's of them! I promptly wet half the sub so they had some moisture, and will keep them for a while. Have to figure out a way to keep predotors out.

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      Wow, nice! Maybe the Florida humidity helped.

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      Maybe too much. I had to toss them. Phorids found them before I could secure it.

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      Sorry the culture got phlorids... but, nice vid! Reminds me of a Los Angeles CA freeway a peak time!
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
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      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
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      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      Quote Originally Posted by Ranchibi View Post
      Reminds me of a Los Angeles CA freeway a peak time![/SIZE][/FONT]
      That is some bad traffic... O.o

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      Wow Jump, that's a lot!!!!

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      Yep! I was so excited, too. I am good at raising crix, but I made the mistake of leaving them outside overnight. I don't think the phorids will kill them but they WILL lay eggs everywhere. I wasn't willing to risk an infestion inside the house.

      Also, these phorids do not bother the Ts, but if you don't keep the boluses and dead crix etc out of Ts homes, you'll get unwelcome flies everywhere.

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      Yes, I hate phorids!

      Predatory mites seem to work well for illiminating them, at least for quelling an infestation.

      Oh yeah, a little celaphane tape up the silicone seams prevents the pinheads from climbing out.

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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