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Old 17-08-2013, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by kiansmum9 View Post
ive used organic soil mixed with oak leaf shreaded dry and wet and old rotting bits of oak tree...I have successfully got baby grubs and cocoons,but still awaiting for the cocoons to hatch so ive put a heat matt under there tank...I stick too the beetle jelly as it doesn't attract flies like the fruit does xx
you should never put a heat mat under beetle tubs. When the beetles get too hot the dig down to get away from the heat. Only ever attach onto the side of containers, not the bottom.
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