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Hi i was just cleaning out my crix keeper and i found some little black worms in some old food. Any idea what these are should i throw them away or keep feedin them, ????
Cheers James
 

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i get black worms and bugs in my bulk bags all the time, i just chuck them out they are no good for your rep or the crickets...
 

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are those the things that look like catapillas?
if so i get hundreds of the thigs i just throw them away
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Arent they the caterpillar form of a buffalo beetle?
 

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they dont even get a chance to move when i put them in. there gone straight away but ill avoid them in future. cheers for the advice
 

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The fuzzy caterpillars are the larvae of the Larder Beetle, they are a pest species that feed on the dead crickets in the cricket farms. You will also occasionally find Buffalo worms or mini mealworms in the bran that are just escapees.
 
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