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Black crickets are the largest species of crickets that are currently available as livefoods. They can grow up to 35mm and are great food for larger species such as bearded dragons and spiny tailed monitors. Adult black crickets can be noisy, they make a loud chirping noise.
How they come
The pre packs and 500 packs come with some bug grub packed into vented tubs with egg carton to increase the surface area of the tub. The 500 and 1000 packs come in woven plastic sacks (breathable) with egg carton and some bug grub.
Caring for black crickets and gut loading
For the best result move the crickets into a well ventilated container such as a Livefood care kit and feed with an insect food and vegetables such as raw carrot. They will need to kept between 20c and 25c and will benefit from plenty of hiding spaces.
Black cricket typical nutritional values
- Moisture 6.7%
- Fat 12%
- Calcium 0.18%
- Protein 15.8%
- Ca:P Ratio 0.82
What is a livefood subscription?
A livefood subscription is an order for crickets, locusts, mealworms or any of the other feeder bugs that you receive at regular intervals.
You can set up an order to be sent to you on a weekly, fortnightly, 3 weekly or monthly basis.
Click here to go to set up a livefood subscription
It is very easy to set up a subscription, select the type and size of the livefood you would like and in the drop down menu on the product page you will be able to select the quantity of food and how often you would like your order and follow through the checkout process.
Once set up you will be charge automatically and the order will be dispatched. We don’t store any card data, the payments are all done through Stripe certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1, the most stringent level of certification or PayPal .
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