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Old 24-09-2009, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by haunted-havoc View Post
i think silent crickets only make noise when they have reached adulthood and sexually maturity. not entirely sure on this though.

i got some silent once a few weeks ago and they were small ones, so obviously baby ones and never heard them as i kept them in my bedroom
yeah, only the adults sing. They do it by rubbing their legs on their wing cases, so no wings = no singing

I have to admit I stick the cricket tub in the fridge for 20 minutes before opening it to get any out. it slows them down and makes them much easier to deal with.

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