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 How long do adult superworm beetles live?

I’ve been trying to find out everywhere I look but they all say different things like up to 15 days or 4 months. What is the right answer thanks.



08/23/11  05:05pm

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 How long do adult superworm beetles live?

I have a bin of near 200 super beatles that have been around for about 3 months. Long enough for the first bin of eggs to hatch and most of the worms are over 2 iinches long. It’s key for people to understand that the beatles mature slowley so the first bin of substraight will have less eggs and baby worms than the second. Substraight is important I started grinding Chicken pellets. (Bad idea) but it worked. I found a 50 lbs bag of Wheat Bran at Southeren States for 17 bucks and the worms love it. Romaine lettuce and slices of potatoe will nurish and give the beatles moisture. As others have found apples just don’t do it right. Another thing to keep in mind is it might take beatles a while to find wha they like. Mine after months just started tearing up potatoe slices but still love the romaine lettuce



11/03/12  08:29pm


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