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Thread: "Super Crickets" = "Killer Crickets"?

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    yeah, Kind of worry some. But I have had a couple of crickets not eaten in a tank for a while. I wonder if the had scared the cresties into leaving them a lone, though the cresties were fine.
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    I remember reading about these guys over on the Chameleon Forums; not sure what to think.

    However, why would anyone bother with buying crickets if they might end up with the killers when they could get super worms or roaches? Super worms have a better meat to shell ratio than mealworms, and roaches are just better all around. Or hell, even calci/repti/phoenix/black soldier fly larvae would be better.

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    oooooooohhhhh heebie-jeebies!!!!!!!!!

    I hates crickets. I luvs mah dubia roaches.

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    Haha, we always call them dubyas!
    Even regular large crickets are aggressive. I occasionally end up with a few in the frog tanks and they've chewed holes through my screen tops and escaped. I despise crickets but that's what my varied frogs eat. I give them to the geckos mainly because it's cheaper to buy them by the 100 and I only have 5 frogs.
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    I would say "well just feed crickets outside of your geckos' enclosure" but then I remembered that not everyone has just 10 geckos!

    Scary. I hate seeing even tiny ones nip on my geckos' toes when they're trying to hunt them in the separate container. Gotta get some dang ol' Dubias.
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    Sheesh. Makes roaches seem a lot less icky to me now!
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    scary reading on those jamaican crickets. vicious beasts. thank goodness hybrids are coming around. one of those would easily damage a crestie since the flesh is so soft.
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    Just shared on my FB, because most of my friends are herpers!
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