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Live Crickets for Sale: Feeder Crickets & Pinhead Crickets | Petco
Check out Petco’s selection of live crickets to ensure your pet lizard or snake has a healthy meal that will engage their natural instincts and behaviors. When caring for a pet lizard or snake you need to provide a nourishing habitat for not only them, but also for their food. There is a broad range of live crickets and care equipment for sale, from complete food blocks to powders and water blankets. Once you’ve set up a space for your live crickets, you’ll have ready access to a nutritional food source for your pet.
It is important to research the amount of live crickets your pet reptile will typically consume so you don’t buy too few or too many. Additionally, you’ll also need to create a healthy habitat for your feeder crickets. Some varieties of live crickets should be kept in a container made of plastic or glass with a ventilated, tight fitting lid, since they are known to be excellent escape artists. You’ll also need to provide them with the right food and water supply. This not only ensures that your crickets don’t’ all die before your pet can eat them, but it will also “gut load” them. Well-fed feeder crickets contain all the vitamins, minerals that your reptile needs in their diet.
Petco has a full range of crickets for sale ranging from adult to pinhead. While freeze-dried crickets may be easier to keep than their live cricket counterparts, you might find that your pet reptile prefers the kind that jump around. Live crickets not only engage your pet’s hunting instincts, but they also provide richer nutrients not found in dried food. However, larger crickets may attack your pet reptile causing them undue stress and pain. This is why it is important to determine which crickets for sale are the best size for your pet reptile.
Make sure to shop Petco’s vast range of care supplies and live crickets for sale to make sure that your pet reptile has a readily available and healthy food supply.