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 #253748


Mickey678
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 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

what is it?in the contAINER I KEEP my mealworms in,i saw a thing that looked like a cacoon and when u hold on to the hard part of it a different part moves.what is it??



02/20/05  05:50pm

 #256271


Steff242
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  Message To: Mickey678   In reference to Message Id: 253748


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

This is just a random guess, but could it be one of the worms turning into a beetle? Apparently this happens but I’ve never seen it, I keep mealworms in the fridge so they remain dormant until feeding time.



02/23/05  01:54am

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Mickey678
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  Message To: Steff242   In reference to Message Id: 256271


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

i found 4 altogether but i didn`t know worms could turn into BEETLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



02/23/05  06:34pm

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Mickey678
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  Message To: Steff242   In reference to Message Id: 256271


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

i found 4 altogether but i didn`t know worms could turn into BEETLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



02/23/05  06:34pm

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Tiliquachub
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  Message To: Mickey678   In reference to Message Id: 256709


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

yep, they are the pupae. mealworms are just the "babies" the adults are beetles

TC



03/09/05  12:52pm

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  Message To: Tiliquachub   In reference to Message Id: 269329


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

they shed!!!!!!!!!!



01/15/06  03:41pm

 #664358


Camo_pants
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  Message To: Jellybeanismygurl   In reference to Message Id: 607039


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

keep them!! I have about 20 beetles and now I have a few hundred little mealworms! pretty soon I won’t have to buy any anymore! the beetles eat potatoe & apple slices and leave a bit of cardboard in there for the beetles to lay their eggs on.



02/23/06  08:13pm

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Hiss
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  Message To: Camo_pants   In reference to Message Id: 664358


 Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

They are mealworms, so they eat bread and meal, potatoe and Apple just give them moist. If you do a Little research on google you learn how to breed them easily....i do, just bot a few at 23 years ago, and from that i have thousands



03/20/06  05:52pm


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