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Offline deerhuntr4885

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Beetle advice
« on: February 21, 2018, 05:49:20 PM »
I have been researching beetles and have a question  I am hoping someone will answer. What kind of habitat do you use if you are gonna do elk heads?  How do you keep them from escaping?   And could  you post some pics of your setups?

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Mike Henne
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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2018, 06:20:43 PM »
 Check out Taxidermy.net and do a search for Beatles should be many examples of what you're asking for

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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2018, 06:56:21 PM »
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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2018, 07:04:52 PM »
Visit beetle shop first. See skullduggery. Its gross man.

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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2018, 09:14:30 PM »
 Good luck man I'll stick with the boiling pot

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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2018, 04:57:06 PM »
Thanks guys. I guess I have a lot of homework to do.
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Re: Beetle advice
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2018, 09:39:35 PM »
Deerhuntr,
Look like you a little ways away from my place (Rochester, Wa), but your more than welcome to stop by anytime and take a look at my setups. I've had bugs for the past 5 years and do anywhere from 200-500 euros a year, and some for other taxi's....telling you that is not to brag but more along the lines of I've had ups and downs with the bugs and learned ALOT about what kind of enclosures, temps, humidity levels, ventilation...etc. They are by far the best way to clean skulls, especially when doing them in numbers but with that said they are extremely picky little buggers! Anyway, I have no qualms about showing some of the info and experiences I've learned over the years so anytime.
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