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Hi all. I had the idea to create a bioactive enclosure hosting a few different species of inverts as a display tank. I was wondering if anyone could suggest some species that would work well together? My initial thought was to have some sun beetles, millepedes and a couple of locusts. It would...
I have 10 sun beetle grubs waiting to hatch. They have been in their cocoons for nearly 6 weeks. How long will it take for them to hatch? They are in a glass tank 45cm cube. I've put in leaf litter. Do i need to put any food in their? Does it need Misting?
Sun Beetles - Pachnoda marginata peregrina
Sun beetles are medium-sized beetles that live in tropical Africa. They have a yellow with brownish-black front wings that can be seen on its back. Their body is shiny black. This species reaches a size of around 1 inch (2,5 cm) .
The adult beetles...
im wondering if anyone knows about sun beetles??
i have two which are adults,today whilst cleaning out there food i found a grub type thing stuck to the bottom of one of them,i thought it was a seed with sprout sticking out at first,untill i looked under a magnifying glass...im stumped as too...
I have just ordered some Sun Beetle larvae and am getting their habitat ready.
I have a small 6 gallon aquarium with built in light.
I am planning on filling it with a couple of inches of oak leaves, rotted bark/wood, soil and some buried fruit pieces.
Is there anything i am forgetting?
I acquired some Pachnoda marginata larvae a bit back and for the last week there has been no movement of the soil, a quick stir of the bedding and 20 or so soil cases containing pupated larvae were uncovered anyone got any idea how long before the beetles emerge ?