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Massively diminished nymphs

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2 months ago I emptied my breeder tank containing around 2-3,000 nymphs. These were all together in a separate tank and fed and kept as normal. When I went to clean today there were around 200 left and 5-6 silent adult crickets in the nymph tank(I work at an insect farm so this is not uncommon). Could they be eating the nymphs? 

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Which species of roach is this? Is it possible they escaped?

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Sorry forgot to mention that. It's a Dubai roach. And no as it's a plastic slippery surface around the side and egg carton only goes to around half way up the container. 

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Hmm, not sure what happened then. The crickets couldn't have eaten them all, that's for sure...

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Actually, yes, buffalo worms can slowly outcompete roaches, you need to periodically cull them if you use them as cleaners for your dubia, or else they will steal all their food, and possibly turn on small/molting nymphs if hungry.

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