Cricket Care and Breeding

Jun 23, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - Frank Indiviglio has a helpful article up at Herp Nation on cricket care and breeding for the reptile world.

The Domestic, Brown or House Cricket, Acheta domesticus, is the most widely-used live food for reptiles, amphibians, tarantulas, scorpions and other pets. At once hardy and delicate, it eats just about anything and is easy to breed, yet a colony can be wiped out in hours if conditions are not perfect. Whether you need only to keep a few alive so that they can feed for several days (thereby increasing their nutritional value) or plan to save money by ordering in bulk or breeding your own crickets, die-offs can be avoided if you follow a few simple rules.

Read the full article after the jump.

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