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Mealworm Experiment Bin Winter 2018

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#1 Offline dermy - Posted September 30 2018 - 2:12 AM

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Mealworm Bin Experiment 2018

Here's a size representation (using a Mountain Dew 2L)
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Here's the screen:
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Here's the inside view, lots of space:
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I'll get up a test-video soon of the setup, right now I gotta wait for my footage to load in WMM and wait for
youtube to let me upload again after my last blasting of 67 videos haha.

 

 

 

The beetles aren't mealworm beetles but Dermestes lardarius that got in there somehow and never bred anything so I just left them.

There is some dog food in there but after the video I fed them some more food. Right now the majority are starting to pupate so not much eating.
 


Edited by dermy, September 30 2018 - 2:50 AM.

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#2 Offline DaveJay - Posted September 30 2018 - 6:58 AM

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I'm not entirely sure what you're doing here! :) Could you explain in a bit more depth please?

I keep mealworms (and Dermestes sp. too) but I'm just not getting what it is you're up to.



#3 Offline dermy - Posted September 30 2018 - 11:20 PM

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I'm not entirely sure what you're doing here! :) Could you explain in a bit more depth please?

I keep mealworms (and Dermestes sp. too) but I'm just not getting what it is you're up to.

Right now I'm just in the growing phase. Most of my Mealworms are turning into pupae by the masses. I do have plans for the bin for a "Over-Feeding" thing that I've done with other things in the past. But right now not 100% sure on how or what I'll be doing in that aspect.

 

The Dermestes are just in there, I've never had luck with Dermestes lardarius in the winter they never reproduce. So when they die out come November/December that will be the end of them.


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