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1. get 2 pairs of imagoes of rhino beetle

2. get 5 containers to rear them

3. get a water sprayer

4. mix decaying wood, decaying leaves and soil and fill half of each container with it

5. put twigs in it this helps them to climb when they fall

6. keep each of them in separate container ,5th container is for breeding

7. get some food such as apple, banana, insect jelly, honey, tree sap

8. feeding them sugar from sugarcane makes them larger and stronger.

9. spray water in the containers don't make them wet just make them moisturized

steps 10,11,12 are for breeding

10. at breeding time feed the female with proten rich food you can pour some yogurt to the insect jelly

11. get some wood that is decaying with fungus in the 5th container

12. put one pair in the 5th container if they are fighting try another pair if female starts digging hole in wood put male in another container do not disturb the 5th container for 2 days after the female stops digging holes in it remove the female from the container and pour the mixture of decaying wood, decaying leaves and soil and spray water on it as u do with other containers, larvae may take 1to 3 years to grow

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Do rhino beetles bite?

Despite their intimidating looks, Rhino Beetles do not bite. Some people even keep them as pets. They eat things like rotting fruits and tree sap. Completely harmless.

Does the Rhino beetle have wings?

The Rhino beetles has wings, but it cannot fly as easily as other beetles.

Where do rhino beetles live?

Rhino beetles are found in every state. If you have a compost search that. They like scraps.

Are rhino beetles fat?

Yes . Rhino beetle are fat . Hehek^^

What does a rhino beetle look like?

what do rhino beetles look like

What do rhino beetle larvae eat?

Rhino beetles are scarab beetles belonging to the subfamily Dynastinae. There are many species and each species has its own food preferences. Larvae of the coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, usually feed on decaying plant material, especially coconut logs, but they can also be found in manure. In the lab, we are rearing them on a steer manure blend which we purchase from garden stores. In Japan, where kids keep rhino beetles as pets, pet stores sell a special jelly for the larvae.

How do rhino beetles reproduce?

Rhino beetles mate and then the female will lay the eggs. The female usually lays about 50 eggs which hatch into larvae.

Do rhino beetles eat oats?

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How does a rhino beetle protect itself?

rhino beetles protect itself by there strong bite and by there look.

What does a rhino beetles eat?

Stag beetles eats sweets things like inside the wood

Is a rhino beetle a vertebrate?

No, beetles are insects and have no backbones.

How long are rhino beetles pregnant for?

for 1 week!

Can rhino beetles eat sour fruits?


Are rhino beetles a herbivore omnivore carnivore?

yes they are

Can you keep ladys bugs as pets?

of course you can:) it's just like a zoo you can keep lots of animals and beetles in a box/tub

What is life span of rhino beetles?

The life span of the rhino beetle is not exact as it can vary depending on its habitat

Are beetles pets?

yes they are

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Where is the rhino beetles habitat?

they live in rotten wood you dumdum

Do rhino beetles live in palm trees?

yes for their survival.

Where would you find rhino beetles in Singapore?

Apparently, rhino beetles in Singapore are hard come by. However, some places in Singapore where it is said that you can find them are Pasir Ris Park and Changi.

Can you keep bess beetles as pets?

Yah you can.. They're harmless. Just feed them decaying wood. keep them in a well ventilated container though.

What eats rhinoceros beetles?

Cows and on some occasions, people. In some parts of the world rhino beetles are a delicacy

What do Rhino Beetles eat in the Wild?

Tree sap and rotten wood

How long do rhino beetles live from a baby to an adult?

around a year