Q: All of my crickets died and stink. What did I do wrong?

A: Keep crickets in a large, CLEAR storage tub using NO LID. Wal-Mart sells huge Sterilite tubs that work great. It needs to be tall and much larger than you would think. When the crickets arrive, open the box, flip it over and shake so crickets fall into the bin with the egg carton, too. Because the bin is clear, the crickets will run to darkness in between the egg crate flats rather than crawling up the sides and out. The open top allows proper airflow so the crickets do not die off and smell. Change the gut load daily.

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