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Infestation of camel crickets

When it’s too hot to take photographs outside, I can always go down to my basement to photograph camel crickets (“sprickets” to many). I know, lucky me. But if you have a moist basement, you probably have them, too. The … Continue reading

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My invention sucks more than before

This post shows a new setup for my automated system to vacuum camel crickets. The entire system (photograph below) now resides in a cardboard box, so it’s easily movable (I’ll be making cricket-sized holes around base, though, so they can … Continue reading

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Using motion-activated vacuum cleaner to control camel crickets

For those of you with camel cricket infestations in your basement, this should be of interest.  The technique below should also work for field biologists needing to collect small animals whose size is smaller than a shop-vac tube. Here’s what … Continue reading

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