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Old 02-07-2009, 07:47 AM
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how old is your bd?
Haven't got one yet, am finding out as much as poss first.
Thanks for all the help.
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Old 02-07-2009, 02:40 PM
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well my small dubia's turned up today.

Thankfully i got more than i ordered, as my boy has just munched his way through about 30 of them in one go.

The small ones are easily edible for my 8 week old beardie, so no worries on the size front.

Now i've just got to buy enough to start a colony.

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Old 02-07-2009, 08:52 PM
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brilliant thanks for letting me know
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Old 02-07-2009, 09:27 PM
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np matey.

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Old 21-07-2009, 12:54 PM
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Hi Andi

Can I just ask where you got your small dubias from? Also, when they arrive can they just be posted through the letter box or are they in a big packet that'll have to go back to the sorting office if you're not in to receive it?!!
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Old 22-07-2009, 12:38 AM
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I order mine from people on here (classifieds), roachshop.co.uk & internetreptile.co.uk (the roach farm).

All of mine have come in parcels that are far too big for the letter box.

I would suggest that you ask a neighbor to look out for them. Or phone the sorting office and tell them you will be getting a delivery of live insects & ask them to leave them some where safe. That or get them delivered to work .
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Old 22-07-2009, 10:39 AM
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Hmmm... tricky. Thanks for the info though!
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Old 22-07-2009, 11:55 AM
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I use the lobster roaches rather than the dubias, just because they breed much faster. As long as there is a ring of vaseline around the top of the tub, they cant climb out. My beardie loves them - doesnt pay much attention to crickets now if I offer them.
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Old 22-07-2009, 01:08 PM
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Small locusts, gradually getting bigger as your beardie grows
Now that mine are older I offer them xl black crickets as they're a lot less hassle then the smaller brown crickets
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baby beardies may have trouble with mealworms if given too much

all livefoods have benefits so the best is variety, eg how would you like to eat cheese sandwiches only for the next 7-10 years ,

If crikets are a hassle ? well should i say more
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