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How to keep Giant Water Bugs

野生のタガメ

Breeding the Giant Water Bug, Japan’s largest aquatic insect, requires live food. Learn about the Giant Water Bug’s food, breeding environment, mating, egg laying, larval food, molting and hatching.

Biology of the Giant Water Bug

Breeding Giant Water Bug Larvae

※タガメは2020年2月から種の保存法「特定第二種」による保護対象です。趣味の捕獲・飼育・繁殖は規制対象外ですが、法律を遵守して飼育しましょう。

Other species

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Managed by @gengo6com, an aquatic insect blogger. I’m interested in the waterfront and natural environment, with a focus on Water Beeetle and Giant Water Bug. I live in Tokyo, Japan.

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Media Coverage History

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