PetWave live Insects are the premium high quality choice, grown locally across Australia. PetWave is the perfect choice for your precious pet, whether you are feeding your pet Bearded Dragon, Green Tree Frog, Long Necked Turtle or even Chooks. Also as people become more aware of their environment and the creatures that inhabit it, wildlife carers are looking carefully at how to positively build health. From the sugar glider being cared back to health, the pet water dragon or blue-tongue lizard in the garden and the visiting kookaburra and butcher birds, all will benefit from supplementing their diet with natural live insects.
Crickets are suitable for feeding to the following pets:
- Lizards, including Bearded Dragons
- Frogs & Turtles
- Predatory Fish such as Large Cichlid, Barramundi and Oscars
- Insect eating birds
- Rats & Mice
Crickets contain: 74% Moisture, 18% Protein, 6% Fat and 140mg/kg Calcium and 2520mg/kg of Phosphorus.
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Refer to PetWave Care Sheets for more information.
Live Crickets Storage
Bulk PetWave live crickets should be unpacked as soon as the arrive. If they are left in the calico bag for more than 3 or 4 days, they may start to chew their way out of the calico bags and escape. Please refer to video How to Build A Cricket Colony in Less Than a Minute to see a suitable tub set up for your live crickets. Another option for small bulks is to purchase a Live Cricket Keeper.
Live Stock Special Shipping Requirements
At PetWave we are experts at shipping livestock (including Live Fish, Live Hermit Crabs, Live Insects and Live Aquatic Plants) across Australia. All PetWave live stock are professionally packed and shipped with absolute care and diligence. We ship our products as early as possible after you order on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week to ensure that there is no risk of our livestock being delayed over the weekend. All shipping options are designed to minimise transport time and stress on our live stock to ensure that they arrive fresh, healthy and happy.
Our premium livestock are carefully packed and labelled to ensure they arrive in great condition at your door. PetWave oversupply our insects by 10 to 20%, to allow for any make up for any small issues such as insect cannibalism. All shipments are ventilated, packed with sufficient dry food and fresh vegetables to ensure that your insects get sufficient nutrients, moisture and oxygen during their journey. All mealworms are packed in wheat bran mealworm bedding, while crickets and woodies are packed with corrugated cardboard to enable them protection and places to hide. Please refer to PetWave Care Sheets for advice on how to care for PetWave insects to ensure a safe transition to their new home.
In the rare event that live stock are adversely affected by transportation, then PetWave offers our 100% Live Guarantee. If it's worth doing, then it's worth doing well! PetWave guarantee that our live fish, live insects, live aquatic plants and live hermit crabs will arrive alive at your door. Delivering fresh, healthy & happy live products is the core of PetWave's business and our expertise. We continually work very hard with all parts of our supply chain to ensure that your livestock arrive at your door fresh, healthy and happy.
When we identify unusually extreme temperature forecasts (cold or hot), we will either include extra packaging (such as heat packs or dry ice) or delay delivery until a more appropriate time.
medium size cricketsVery impressed with your product. All crickets were alive on arrival and remain happy and healthyBy: Mingay Reichsteinon 19 February 2020
Medium cricketsYour medium crickets are the best very very happy thank youBy: kenny joneson 20 June 2019
Medium CricketsI'm really impressed - overnight delivery and the crickets arrived in a very healthy state. Will definitely use PetWave again. Thanks so much.By: Katie Cohenon 14 February 2019
Live cricketsReceived them pretty quick and alive. Great serviceBy: Beckyon 26 October 2018
CricketCame with no dead ones at allBy: Khynanon 2 July 2018