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post #10 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 06:49 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by DanSanDiego View Post
Very cool pictures! I must say that I am surprised that you could buy something like that in a pet store. Even our local pet stores do not have that kind of "depth" of inventory.
Here in San Diego, ca they show up only on tomato's. Even though I do a lot of gardening, last year was the first time I ever saw little ones. About 1 1/4ins long. I usually find the adults 3 1/2 to 4in long. hehehe They get squished here!
Thanks! They are actually elling them as live pet food along with crickets, mealworms and silk worms. I assume someone local is culturing them.

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