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 HOW TO BREED MEALWORMS ?!!?

Hey :)
A few questions:
1)I am using bran for substrate, how deep should it be?
2)In how long do I need to take the beetles out to a new box with a fresh substrate? some say 2 weeks some say a month?
3)Do they need hides like egg crate?

Any helpful information would be awesome! :)



08/03/08  04:22pm

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  Message To: Sickid   In reference to Message Id: 1818346


 HOW TO BREED MEALWORMS ?!!?

I ment superworms.. not meal worms >_<



08/04/08  10:27am

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  Message To: Sickid   In reference to Message Id: 1819150


 HOW TO BREED MEALWORMS ?!!?

#$%#$%$#%
THX A BUNCH !



08/05/08  06:57am

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  Message To: Sickid   In reference to Message Id: 1820260


 HOW TO BREED MEALWORMS ?!!?

This forum isnt very active... Ill get you a link to the waterdragon forum someone on there outlined everything...



08/05/08  04:34pm

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  Message To: Sickid   In reference to Message Id: 1818346


 HOW TO BREED MEALWORMS ?!!?

Here it is Link Its a really good outline...



Your questions

1) Substrate should be a couple of inches deep... If it is for the adult worms, you will see them dig into it and dissapear... If it is for the beatles... the deeper it is, the more space the BABY worms will have to hide.

2) changing the substrate is completely up to you, If you have a deeper substrate, i would do this every month... Some people change it only when they start to see baby worms... they are very hard to see so you have to look very closely.

3) some people use egg crates for the beatles to lay their eggs, but they will do this in the substrate so you dont actually need them.


Good luck with your breeding... I’ve recently had success on my first attempt



08/05/08  04:40pm


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