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 Cricket /bug issue

tonight i was feeding calypso(bearded dragon), and i feed her in a seperat tank. well im watching her eat for a min and i notice sumthing alot smaller than a cricket walking around. it looked like a setapete/worm thing, very small. at first i thought baby cricket. but then saw a bigger one. definatly not a cricket.
has anyone seen them with the crix thay feed their dragons?i immediatly stopped feeding her. worried.
is finding other little bugs normal?



03/04/09  11:03pm

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  Message To: EM-JAY   In reference to Message Id: 1963342


 Cricket /bug issue

Pictures are worth a thousand word right now. For now I’d clean out her feeding tank (if there’s any sort of substrate in it and your cricket storage tub or tank.



03/07/09  11:42am

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  Message To: EM-JAY   In reference to Message Id: 1963342


 Cricket /bug issue

Probably a little late for this, but to anyone who may be having similar problems, these are the larva of the carpet beetle. They’re very common inside cricket containers, and can actally be beneficial to your cricket tub. They are coprophagous; they will eat the cricket’s poop, helping to make it clean. You probably shouldn’t feed them to your lizard, for obvious reasons.



11/29/10  05:49am


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