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Feeder Insects

How to Care for Your Hornworms

How to Care for Your Hornworms

Description Hornworms are a frequent staple or enrichment (treat) food for reptiles and amphibians (Dubia Roaches are a great alternative staple). They are the larval form of moth of the genus Manduca. Most hornworms sold today are either Manduca quinquemaculata commonly...

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How to Care for Your Dubia Roaches

Housing Dubia roaches need housing in containers with smooth sides, so they aren't able to climb out of their enclosure. Although they are not known to climb, they will be able to use rough-surfaced walls as toe holds and may reach...

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How to Care for Your Crickets

Crickets (genera Gryllus and Acheta, with multiple species of each) are a frequent staple food for reptiles and amphibians (Dubia Roaches are a great alternative staple).  They are primarily nocturnal insects with an approximate 9-week life cycle.   To survive long enough to fulfill...

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