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Live Crickets Small

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Live crickets provide protein and essential nutrients for your reptile and are available in small and large size. As a general rule, crickets should be no larger than 2/3rds of the size of head of the animal consuming them. They should be fed a "gut-loading" nutrient-rich diet that will benefit your reptile when they eat the crickets. Additionally, crickets should be dusted with calcium powder immediately prior to being fed to reptiles to for further maximize their nutritional value. Sold in store only.

Species: Cricket
Size: Small
Used For: Crickets (live food) should make up to 75% of an adult reptile's diet to mimic natural feeding behaviors (up to 50% for juveniles)
Reptile Eating Characteristics: Supplement live food with pellets & veggies to provide essential vitamins and nutrients


Live Crickets Small
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Live Crickets Small is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great if you know how to keep them alive When I buy these they usually give me a few extra in case some die. The main thing is not to expose them to direct sun/heat or very cold conditions and get them home and put into a cricket holding container as soon as you can. Sometimes, some of them may seem dead, but if you have the Fluker's Cricket Quench available, you can place them right near or in it and some can revive (I carefully place their little heads touching the Quench so they can get a drink without help). This has helped me "bring them back to life " if they don't look good when I get them home. Here are my suggestions (what I do) for taking care of these crickets if you want them to live as long as possible: 1) Get them home as soon after you buy them as possible (get them your last stop before going home). 2) Get a small tote for them to live in and leave the top off. They can't climb out because the sides are slippery, this give them plenty of air, and these totes are cheap and easy to maintain. Place the tote somewhere that it's room temperature (not too hot, not too cold). 3) Make sure you check them daily to see if they have a source of water and some food. The Cricket Quench for them to drink is easy to use and lasts quite a while if you use it sparingly (I give a few cubes/chunks a day). 4) Give them dry cat food to eat (that's all I feed them), 4-5 pieces (I use 9 Lives) placed in a small shallow lid (depending upon the amount of crickets you have--give them more if you have more crickets). It lasts a long time. 5) Periodically clean their container using a damp paper towel to clean up the poo and also get rid of any dead crickets (if you have any). Throw out the old things they have to hide in and give them new ones, like pieces of egg carton or toilet paper rolls (I save mine for them). I've had my green anole for over three years. He loves these crickets. He's very healthy. I dust the crickets with the calcium powder in a little plastic cup before I give them to him. He only eats a few of them a day or every other day. I buy 25-36 of the small crickets at a time (obviously, the amount you buy will vary depending on what type of pet you're feeding them to, etc.). I can have them live at least 3 weeks with these steps I've listed to take care of them. I live far away from Petsmart and this helps me where I only have to buy them once a month.
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always satisfied with service and products I purchase 50-75 small / large crickets about once a month for feeding native 4 gray tree frogs, tiger salamander and 2 spotted salamanders. Crickets are always bagged with some water gel and pc of egg carton to transport home safe. Once at home they have a high survival rate for the several weeks the supply lasts the hungry amphibians.
Date published: 2018-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My gecko loves this stuff. If he does not eat them within an hour I take them out because they can bite your gecko. I use my dogs bags to pick them up. I keep them in a minnow bucket you can get from a bait store. Although some of the holes were a little big so I taped them. I also leave them in there with some orange slices, grass, some cardboard (so they can climb), and a leaf. Although a potato or carrot would work instead. I sprinkle his calcium power on them 3 times a week. I give him 3 crickets (large are too big for juveniles) and 2 mealworms everyday.
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Some deaths, but good for convenience I regularly purchase 100 at a time with my petperks card for my chameleon. It's a small saving which is nice and it's convenient when I'm low on hand. Tend to only sell males so don't expect to breed them. Occasionally they sell me a few dead ones, but I unfortunately expect that. Would be nice if they sold per ounce instead of per cricket as the size can greatly vary.
Date published: 2018-03-26
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Do you only sell one type of gender?

Asked by: Beaca
It’s a cricket mainly do feeding purposes so they have both genders
Answered by: Oofmcgoof
Date published: 2018-10-23

how much would it be to buy 250?

Asked by: shay24
$33
Answered by: fireflies187
Date published: 2018-10-23

Are these crickets quiet? I have large ones and they won't shut up

Asked by: Reptodad
This depends upon if you get any males. The females are quiet. I don't think the males start chirping until they get old enough. However, lately I've noticed that they don't chirp any more, which makes me wonder if they've somehow come up with a way to remove the males and only ship females to the stores for people to buy. This would make sense, as they used to be quite noisy if you have them long enough for them to mature (the males).
Answered by: MMSK
Date published: 2018-10-23

Can you ship them to your house, or do you need to drive out to the store every week?

Asked by: Bobbytheboss
They are in store only
Answered by: IleeB07
Date published: 2018-10-23

What specific type of crickets are these there are 7 different types?

Asked by: lilbill0227
I think it is a field cricket.
Answered by: Beaca
Date published: 2018-10-23

Are all the crickets at the actual store and online considered to be adult crickets

Asked by: Sara22
no
Answered by: figureitoutdb
Date published: 2018-10-23

What is the genus of these crickets?

Asked by: Dennis Avgoulas
These crickets are feeders for reptiles and amphibians.
Answered by: irenew2
Date published: 2018-10-28

How many crickets do you get for the $0.13?

Asked by: Kaykaymonster
1 you buy as many or little you need from a bulk bin.
Answered by: Alex psm emp
Date published: 2018-10-23
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