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  1. Hey guys, I just started my beetle hobby and I just recently got my DHH about 2 weeks ago. I was wondering how often do I need to check on my larva, I check on them once a week through their containers I haven't handled them since I moved them to their individual containers. I had bought substrate from the place I bought my larva along with rotted wood and sphagnum peat moss ( both from another seller) and mixed them up along with the substrate that they came with. I also read about people turning their substrate and I was wondering how would that be benefitable if it's the same substr
  2. I have a bunch of S aloeus larvae in a bead container, each in their own compartment. As they became larger, they started hanging out at the surface and chewing / biting at the container. I can hear the ticking and clicking, as if they were trying to chew their way out. Why do they do this? They do have small vent holes.
  3. my first beetle larvaes arrived! there is also a female but i didnt get a photo of her. theyre eating very well.
  4. IDing larval instars is still pretty foreign to me. L1 especially messes with me now that I have hatchling D tityus, as their head capsule seems to grow several times its original size during the first week or two, and I've been under the impression that the head capsule size should be a constant during each instar (except immediately after a molt). I checked on this bitey brat this morning, and it's much larger than last time I checked. Unfortunately, I did not previously measure its head, but currently the head capsule is measuring approximately 6.09mm wide. It's about 4-5 weeks since ha
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