Cool Pet Bugs

Top Bar Beekeeping in Minnesota 1

Top Bar Bee Hives In Minnesota       Help The Worlds Food Supply While Enjoying Free Honey “Seventy out of the top 100 human food crops are pollinated by bees” Honey bees add $14 billion to the value of U.S. crop production. If your looking for a new hobby that benefits yourself and the ...

Lopaphus Cuc Phuong Care Sheet

Lopaphus Cuc Phuong Care Sheet
Lopaphus Cuc Phuong- Gem of Sticks Insects Lopaphus cuc phuong is perhaps one of the 5 most vibrant species of stick insects in the world. The males are glossy gold on the head and abdomen, as well as a deep metallic water blue in the thorax. If that had not been sufficient, the tip of ...

Leaf Insect Care & Handling (Phyllium Siccifolium) 1

Leaf Insect Care & Handling (Phyllium Siccifolium)
 Caring For Leaf Insects In Captivity Leaf insects as the name implies look like real leaves and actually make a sound like rustling leaves. They use this camouflage as protection against hungry predators like birds, reptiles or other insects. Leaf insects may be green or brown or a combination of both. The females attain an ...

Raising Praying Mantis Nymphs

Raising Praying Mantis Nymphs
How to Raise Healthy Praying Mantis Nymphs In my last blog post I went over the basic requirements needed to hatch your Chinese praying mantis ootheca. If you have followed the instructions and have a fertile ooth you will eventually come home to this.   I’ll be honest I was a little overwhelmed by the ...

Giant Prickly Stick Insect Care 1

Giant Prickly Stick Insect Care
Keeping Giant Prickly Stick Insects as Pets   Here is a fantastic pet stick insect that goes by several names that I recommend for beginners. The Giant Prickly stick insect goes by the following names ( Spiny Leaf insect, Macleay’s Spectre, or Australian Walking Stick). As the last name implies these insects are from Queensland ...