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Old 13-07-2010, 10:23 AM
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just as the title says lol

i am starting to come to terms with how they look so only thing stopping me touching them is i heard they bite lol
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Apparently so!
Don't be a wimp, just grab them! Or buy some ultra long tweezers to catch them.
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most things do but more offten they not they just run rather than attack
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I have tweezers for them but would be so much easier just to grab some lol
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just grab them , they cant hurt you
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what you can do is get a crix keeper as you dont have to pick them up and is very easy to controlle where the crix go and easy to dust them
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they can bite, but it dosnt hurt asmuch as it would a reptile/phib
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they will bite, but you cant feel it happen, you just itch the spot that was bitten for a minute. dont worry bout em
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lol am getting there

justnow i take the tank outside jsut in case we have any houdinis

then i pick them out with tweezers into a sandwich bag with calcium dust then i lift them one by one into the viv


i am goingto empty all 5 into the viv tonight at once and see if he runs about a bit trying to catch them

give him some exercise lol
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they will bite, but you cant feel it happen, you just itch the spot that was bitten for a minute. dont worry bout em
Sorry but I have been bitten by a few crickets not and they have broke the skin a few times.
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