Crickets (Acheta domestica) are rich in protein, and when properly supplemented, can provide an excellent source of vitamins and minerals perfect for various pets, such as reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, and birds. Their nutritious characteristics, easy maintenance and wide availability in various sizes and discounted quantities make them an ideal and staple food source throughout the hobby.
When deciding on the most suitable size of crickets for your pet, it is generally recommended that the crickets are similar in size to the space in between your animal’s eyes, or the width of their mouth. Some animals may have different requirements and might need larger-or-smaller-sized crickets than those recommended by the generalization. If still unsure on the best size for your pet’s needs, it is always best to begin with smaller sizes and see how they will react to them.
Our Canadian-farmed crickets are gut loaded with fresh and healthy nourishments and kept in ideal living conditions to ensure that they arrive to your animal in good health! To maintain your crickets and maximize their longevity, it is best to keep them at room temperature, in an appropriately-sized cricket keeper with sufficient egg crate and feed them with a diet of cricket food and cricket water. By doing so, the crickets will not only survive much longer, but will also provide the best nutritious values for your pets, especially after being dusted with vitamins and minerals!
Remember to feed only what is necessary for your pets and to remove any uneaten crickets from their enclosures after they are done eating. Crickets are omnivores and may resort to harming your animals if they are left in the enclosure for too long.