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Can someone tell me how long mealworms are in their little 'alien' phase for.
Some of mine are changeing now but i dont know how long until they change to beetles,also do i move them into another container now or when they have changed into beetles.!!!
 

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they dont take long a week or so.
then they turn in to beetles,
just wait!!!!!

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They usually last about a week at room temperature but if you keep them cool in somewhere like a fridge and put a piece of something like cabbage in their then they will last alot longer :2thumb:
 

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whilst on the topic...all mine are changing, ive seperated all the alien white things, im keeping them on top of my beardies viv and im feeding them salad, is this ok? how long will it take for them to turn to beetles?? also some are turning blacky brown, is this a sign they are dead or going to change?? also any tips on breeding them??

luke
 
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