satchellwk Posted September 9, 2012 Share Posted September 9, 2012 Well, my pacific beetle mimics finally had their first litter of nymphs, however, to my dismay, all but one died in the span of 3 days. I don't know what caused it, because all my adults have been fine. The enclosure is a gallon-sized pickle jar with a lot of holes punched in the lid, so it has some ventilation, but not much. I give them moist food (like apples, pear, etc.), and every few weeks they get a small spray, but, besides that, they stay relatively dry. There is a plastic plant in there, along with a hollow piece of wood to climb. There isn't much dry leaf or rotten wood matter in the substrate, but I don't think any of these would wipe them out so fast. Any ideas? I still have one, and he's active and eating well, but I didn't really see any signs from the others before they died; one day they were walking around, the next they were dead. Any help is greatly appreciated. I may be able to post an enclosure pic later. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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