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Re: Confused beetle
> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 09:52:39 -0600
> From: "The Harrison's" <csharrison at primary_net>
> I looked around to find the strainer with the large mesh. The local
> food store sells the one I am using. The easest food I have found to use is
> Whole Wheat Flour, The Stone Ground kind. To start, simply sift the flower
> you are going to use as their mediun/food through the strainer you just
> bought. Sift enough to fill a drum bowl 1/4 to 1/3rd full.Add some of the
> critters, cover with a panty hose/rubber band lid and wait three weeks and
> strain out what you need.
Can you describe the mesh size? Is it a plastic strainer or one of
the kind with window screen type material? More like a colander, perhaps?
I'd like to get some of these beetles, but I don't have a real good idea
of their size. My last acquaintance with them was in a bowl of porridge
one early morning when I was a little kid. I now realize how dazed an
adult can be before the first cup of coffee....