Feeder Insects


How to Save Money on Reptile Food When You’re on a Tight Budget

August 25, 2020

How to Save Money on Reptile Food When You’re on a Tight Budget

If you have found yourself struggling to keep your insect-eating reptile fed during these challenging times, here are some solutions that will help you save money on reptile food — and none of them involve rehoming your beloved pet.

What Are the Best Staple Feeder Insects for Reptiles?

July 14, 2020

What Are the Best Staple Feeder Insects for Reptiles?

If you have an insectivorous or omnivorous pet reptile like a bearded dragon, leopard gecko, chameleon, etc., then you've probably heard of "staple" feeder insects. What does that mean, exactly? A "staple" feeder is an insect that is nutritious enough to make a regular appearance in your reptile's diet without potentially causing problems like excessive weight gain, organ disease, or other illnesses. Staple feeders also have a reasonable calcium to phosphorus ratio (as close to 2:1 as possible) and must be readily available for regular purchase. Staple feeder insects are NOT insects that can be exclusively fed to your pet....


14 Common Myths About Feeder Insects

July 02, 2020

14 Common Myths About Feeder Insects

When it comes to keeping exotic pets, there are plenty of myths and misconceptions that you need to watch out for. Several of these, however, have less to do with your pet and more to do with the bugs that you feed to them. Here are some common myths about feeder insects to be aware of.