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Dog Food and Fish Flakes?

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So i was just reading a care sheet for roaches. It said that dog food and fish flakes ( I use both ) probably do more harm than good for your bugs and the things u feed them to.

I have only been keeping for a short time. What do u guys think?

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Does it say how exactly it harms the roaches? I feed fish flakes/pellets all the time with absolutely no issues.

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My main diet for my roaches is dog food, and my colonies are all doing well on that diet, as well as many other people's colonies.

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I feed protein in the form of dog or fish food once a week to most of my colonies. It is not their main staple, but a regular part of their protein.

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I think it depends on spieces hissers dont need that much protein but my orange head and lateralis like protien my peppers get one dog buicket a week. I think I read about high protien diets producing high uriecic acid concentrations in inverts. Specifically dubia and crickets. I think oats are a good option as they have protien but not as high as soy and meat meal in dog food. So I do protien for fast breeders but slower ones get more diverse grains.

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OK thats what i thought too guys. was just getting some opinions. It didnt say exactly what it did to them, just said does more harm than good.

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It could be a good idea to try looking up a good cricket feed recipe then going to a feed store to get ingredients on the cheap. I was lucky and worked on a cricket farm and ended up with a barrel of it.

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My question is if you don't feed dog food and fish flakes what else would you use lol?

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Cricket feed is ideal but alternatively I use nice cerea,l oats, wheat bran, sometimes nice bread. Stuff like that. :)

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