Strange white crickets (pics included)

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  1. Crazy4Herps

    Crazy4Herps Hooked on Reptiles

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    I was just feeding my bearded dragon and I came across a while cricket. Or maybe it wasn't even a cricket. I took a few pictures, left it, and kept feeding him. Then I found another! Might they be albinos?

    Here's one in comparison to the normal crix:
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    And another one... This one seems to be finishing a molt.
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    What could they be?
     
  2. JEFFREH

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  3. draxus

    draxus Embryo

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    I had those same things a while back, and I think the other crix ate them or they turned brown, Either way they disapeared after about a week.
     
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  5. beefcake

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    how do u not notice its shed in the last pic? thats what they look like at their last shed before becoming adults
     
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  7. justkev

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    that is just a cricket that just shed his skin.
     
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  9. mercury904

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    hahaha!
     
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  11. KAOSRacing

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    Yep, those are freshly molted crix. Some might argue that they are more nutritious since the chitin hasn't hardened yet so they digest easier. I'm not sure I totally believe that, but it is somewhat logical.
     
  12. hippiegecko

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    i had one in my batch of crix the other day.

    scared the heck outa me thought it was a ghost lol:]
     
  13. Crazy4Herps

    Crazy4Herps Hooked on Reptiles

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    I'm now finding white roaches too! (Crix are GONE, thank goodness!) And orange-ish ones. They look pretty cool. I wish they stayed like that. :D
     
  14. stina3246

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    LOL....ghost crix haha. I think they are kinda pretty and don't like to feed them.
     

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