How To Buy Dermestid Beetle Colony. Dermestids Work Best For Large Skull Cleaning projects for Taxidermy. Prepare Beetles Colony feeding them for 30-60 days. Give them smaller projects. They Simply Work Better By building up to large skull cleaning projects. This will prepare the colony to Work most effectively for you. Customers Buy Dermestid Beetles in the amount needed to build up to Work to do the job intended.
To Clean a Rabbit Skull With Dermestid Beetlesrequires 4,000Beetles to effectively clean it.
Cleaning a Fox or Beaver Skull will take 8-9,000 Beetles to clean it.
To Clean a Deer Skullwill need 25-30,000 Beetles
Cleaning a Bear Skullwill need 45-55,000 Beetles
When considering How to Buy a Dermestid Beetle Colony, It is imperative the right amount of Dermestid Beetles be Purchased.Meat that is not consumed before rotting or molding may kill your Colony. Remove the eyes, brains and skin. Remove as much meat as possible with a knife. Then give prepared skull to beetles.
First time customers Please Note,
Adult Dermestid Beetles Work at producing babies and concentrate on little else besides breeding and laying eggs. Realize that Dermestid Larvae Work to consume the most flesh/meat from a carcass.
It is perfectly normal, due to the life cycle of Dermestid Beetles to have as many as 25-50 times as many Dermestid Larvae than adult Dermestid Beetles.
We Feed Our Dermestid beetles a diet that consists of slightly dried to dried meat of many varieties (Think slightly freezer burned rather than jerky)
Dermestid BeetleWorks Raises our Dermestid Beetles on Flesh.Due to sanitary & shipping reasons our Dermestid Beetles are fed a dry diet consisting of high protein like cow ears ( Powdery substance in frass.) for a week or two before being shipped to you. The juvenile larvae are consuming this material. Therefore they will consume this material during shipping and for many more weeks. The juvenile larvae have food at all times.
Customers will feed slightly dry meat to the beetles. The Beetles eat slightly dry meat for 40 days or so. Most Certainly continue to Feed this way and Your Dermestid Beetles will eat meat good. ABove All, Feed This Way and Your Beetles Will Get “Hot”
Buyers Of Dermestid Beetles Feed Their Dermestid Beetle Colonies. Customers feed (Only) a certain amount of meat. Customers Feed meat and the Dermestid consume it in 24 hours. Increase the Amount slowly over the course of 30-60 days before giving larger amounts or a carcass to Work with. In the interim when not feeding flesh the beetles may go on a maintenance diet consisting of some flesh interspersed with feeding dry dog food or beef ears.