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Crane Flys???

Discussion in 'Feeders' started by DwarvenChef, Jun 21, 2015.

  1. DwarvenChef

    DwarvenChef Elite Member

    Anyone ever try cultivating Crane Flies?

    This is the giant western crane fly and it gets huge, 2 inches long and flappy :p I have been tempted to catch them and toss them in my S. occedentalis tanks (they are local wild caught) as a treat but worry about chemicals that may be on them. I don't use pesticides but have no clue about my fellow neighbors.

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  2. Qwerty3159

    Qwerty3159 Elite Member

    When I was very young I thought those were giant mosquitoes and they petrified me :p
  3. DwarvenChef

    DwarvenChef Elite Member

    Not far off from Alaskan mosquitos :p
  4. kriminaal

    kriminaal HH Block Leader Staff Member Premium Member

    We get them on the house at certain times of the year. I can't really recall when, but the front door pretty much gets covered in them.
    Thanks for the freaky close-ups. They looked much less harmful before I saw those pics.
    My neighbor uses some strong lawn chemicals so I have never used wild-caught insects.
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