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 Cleaning out roach bins

Is there a simple way to clean out my roach bins when the time comes? I’ve got an inch or so of peat moss as substrate, so I guess the better question is how do I get all the babies out of there when cleaning time comes?

Just as a sidenote handling them gives me the heebie jeebies, so if there’s a way around that in the process, that would be great.

10/08/07  09:35pm


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  Message To: Geezle   In reference to Message Id: 1472119

 Cleaning out roach bins

No Idea. I don’t use substrate and still had trouble. I had multiple lobsters escape while changing them to a new bin.

10/09/07  01:41am


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  Message To: 789   In reference to Message Id: 1472403

 Cleaning out roach bins

I use nothing as substrate. when it come time i shift everything to one side then put the egg crates to the clean side and simply vacuum up the droppings. I may vac a few but with a thousand or two what’s a few dozen.

02/07/10  07:55pm


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  Message To: Dociledragons   In reference to Message Id: 2121316

 Cleaning out roach bins

Remove most of the egg crates....

shift the debris/frass to one side of the tub

I use a clamp light and remove all other heat and direct the heat to one to one stack of egg crates

the heat will help the remaining roaches climb the egg cartons for easy removal.

02/07/10  09:26pm

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