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Live, farm-raised crickets - an affordable way to offer live food to carnivorous reptiles
Encourage natural reptile feeding behavior with live crickets
Gut-load live crickets to deliver nutrients important to reptiles
We've looked under every rock to find the very best insects to feed your reptiles. The result is these, live, farm-raised crickets, which are so good we guarantee live delivery of these feeder insects straight to your door. Healthy crickets that have a long life span (or should we say, "would have had").
Crickets are 1/2" to 1" long.
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Crickets Scientific Name: Acheta domesticus Common Name: House Cricket
A bulk of one thousand adult crickets will require at least a 10-gallon aquarium. Suitable substrates for your cricket's home include egg crates and orchid bark. You should also provide dark places for hiding. It is important to clean the cage out at least once a week, or between cricket shipments.
The optimum temperature range for crickets should be 70-75°F during the day and at night. This is necessary for the crickets' metabolism and immune system to function properly.
Crickets are omnivores and will eat both plants and meat. You should gut load the crickets with Fluker's High Calcium Cricket Diet (#820117) 24 hours before introducing it to the reptile. Use a small dish filled with gravel, with water just covering the gravel, or Fluker's Cricket Quenchers, in Original (#820338) and Calcium Fortified (#820351), to provide a clean water source.
Also available is Fluker's Orange Cube (#33222), a convenient, easy-to-use nutrient filled water and food source. Simply drop a few in the container with the crickets.
*Note: Fluker Farm's sponsored a grant with Louisiana State University to breed crickets. Dr. Joseph Woodring selectively bred crickets by taking the top 10% heaviest at maturity, and then repeating the process. These crickets were incorporated into our breeding stock, for a stronger healthier cricket.
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