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My mealworm farm has now reached the beetle stage with almost all larvae gone. I am following the separation technique as I understand these creatures are cannibals. My first lot of beetles have been living independently for just over two weeks and I have just moved them on. Now confusion has stepped in! Some of my studies show that beetles lay the eggs in the bottom of substrate, others say they lay in the kitchen roll centres, or egg trays etc. One video shows the beetles being transferred on the egg trays. So should I transfer the beetles minus - or with- the egg trays? Is it advisable to rear the beetles without the egg trays so they have no choice but to lay in the substrate?. Any help would be appreciated.