Symbi Biological

Category: Crickets


Cricket Babies Eat Adults

The tables have turned. Awhile back, there was a post called Crickets are Full of Themselves. I described how when there is not enough protein available, the crickets will start to eat each other. And how it’s extremely important to…

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The Hopper Hopper

Corralling crickets can be quite crazy at times. The mealworms are much, much easier to catch, that’s for sure. After a couple cricket harvests, it seemed like there must be a better way to collect them. So I cut open…

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Crickets Are Full of Themselves

You know the insect world is a pretty brutal place. Raising crickets has really opened my eyes to this observation. I was telling the cattle team the other day to imagine if cattle were like crickets, the adult cows would…

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Cricket Castle and Cricket Baby Houdinis

The cricket population is exploding and we needed a room to house all the bins. I found an indoor gardening tent that is 10’x10′ and set it up. It’s working out really well. The biggest surprise so far has been…

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Cricket or the Egg?

In our case, the cricket definitely came before the egg. For awhile there, I couldn’t even see the eggs they’re so small! The baby crickets just kind of showed up and I completely missed the eggs in the first habitat due…

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Crickets Eat Spirulina!

Well this is fantastic. I put some spirulina in the cricket bin hoping that they would eat it. And they did! It will be interesting overtime to play with the amounts and blend it in with other feedstocks. Looking forward…

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Two Week Old Crickets

It’s only been two weeks and the crickets are getting much bigger. I can’t believe how many there are! There are some larger ones and some really small ones. I am supplementing the apple slices with a little cricket feed,…

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They Grow Up So Fast!

Gosh, they really do grow up fast don’t they? The crickets went from tiny little specks to actual crickets pretty quick. Take a look!

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Baby Crickets!!!

When I opened the cricket habitat today, I was surprised to see some little critters scurrying about. At first, they looked like an army of ants, but a closer look revealed they are baby crickets! Since we’ve added some heat mats…

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Crickets: Too hot, too cold

I’d like to make the crickets a little happier and move them to more even environment. The greenhouse gets pretty warm in the day when the sunlight is shining. This means the cricket habitat can get to 100F+. Conversely, the…

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