Smiley Posted December 18, 2014 Share Posted December 18, 2014 My Lateralis colony seems to be eating newly hatched roaches. With about 100-200 adults i got zero in over a month. I can see many of the ooths are empty which seems to be they're actually hatching. During this time i tested temps (low of 68, up to high of 80), humidity (low side 50, high 80), and foods (chicken feed with fruits and veggies). Finally i resorted to the isolation route after reading some posts on here. Food and Fresh water with spots to climb in and out has never yet run out. They're also not very densely packed compared to other "thriving" colonies i've seen videos of. After isolating the ooths in a separate container inside the bin I have lots of new hatchlings. What i would like to figure out is what others with this same problem have done to create an effortless colony. I'm planning to grow the colony from 500 now up to about 5000 in the coming months, so scooping the frass and ooths out of the container is going to get way too tedious. Anyone with some insight or who solved this problem chiming in will be greatly appreciated. Other than smelling worse than my dubias they're pretty cool roaches. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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