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User Info: Halex1132

Halex1132
3 years ago#1
I've read that some people say it's better to cut down the tree's in the center of the island for farming beetles. Would you agree or would you say the best is to leave them there and get the beetles from there too.
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User Info: MrK3V

MrK3V
3 years ago#2
it is better as it increases the chances of the bigger beetles spawning on the palm trees.
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User Info: Geiki Ganger

Geiki Ganger
3 years ago#3
Cut down everything except for the palm trees on the left and right side.
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User Info: meifire

meifire
3 years ago#4
It's best if you remove everything that's in the middle. This is because other bugs start spawning if there are fruit trees and flowers and lowers the chance of the big beetles appearing.
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User Info: puny_rikku

puny_rikku
3 years ago#5
Just chop down all the middle trees, and south trees if you want.
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User Info: Halex1132

Halex1132
3 years ago#6
So i should get rid of everything in the center then?
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User Info: Tezion

Tezion
3 years ago#7
Leave the two fruitless trees.

You can't replant those, and you need em if you want to nab the scarab (6K), rainbow stag (10K), and giant stag (10K) occasionally. This involves running through the center to scare away the cheaper beetles that spawn though.

Just a couple spawn points, not like you aren't already dealing with a ton of tiger beetles and wharf roaches hogging the bug spawn quota.

User Info: WitchBaby4200

WitchBaby4200
3 years ago#8
This is a great question, as I've heard the same. Basically the middle trees farm less expensive beetles, where the palms offer big Bell sellers. The idea is to cut down the trees in the middle so they won't farm cheap beetles. I have no problem catching the beetles from the middle trees. I haven't altered my island in any way. It's the same as the first day I visited, with the exception of picking up bananas to plant in my town. It's honestly just preference. I feel that any beetle is worth some good Bells. Yes, the ones spawning on the palms are worth more, but meh. :)
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User Info: Chargrilled

Chargrilled
3 years ago#9
Do you plant more palm trees to the east and west of the island to make up for the loss of the southern ones?

Why chop down the sothern ones anyway?
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User Info: Tezion

Tezion
3 years ago#10
Halex1132 posted...
So i should get rid of everything in the center then?


You don't need to get rid of the shrubs. Just the fruit trees and flowers, and if you really want to, the fruitless trees as well.
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