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Curious....wondering if an older female dubia will regularly discard her ooth simply because of age? I had started my first colony with an order of 80 or so adult Dubias (4-1 female to male) but waited 3 months with ZERO nymphs. I was obsessive with research, reading everything I could find for proper breeding conditions, tried all the tricks (I think) Repeatedly I saw aborted ooths, always dark brown in color, never light colored even when they were still protruding from the females. I finally gave up on that colony, sold them as feeders and bought large adults (1 molt from breeding) and