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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:07 pm 
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Got 5 of these recently, had to chuck them in my spring tail culture after they werent eating fruit flies, has done the trick though :)




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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:00 am 
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they look like black crickets! Do these stay quite small?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:46 pm 
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Bah! Crickets?
Looks more like cockroaches to me... but nevertheless, they're quite cute!

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:13 am 
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Around 4-6cm i guess, and yeah if you blank our the forearms and head they exactly like a cockroach nymph with long legs. Just noticed your username Darkrai, just started playing pokemon again :P

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