Increase Stick Insect Eggs Hatching Success

Having trouble hatching your stick insect eggs. Sometimes you only have to be patient because stick insect eggs can take months or even a year before they hatch, depending on the species. However, there are some ways to increase the hatching success. That is the topic we discuss in this article. To increase the hatching…

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How Many Stick Insects Can Live Together

When you want to keep stick insects as pets a common question is how many you can keep. What enclosure size do you need and what should you consider. For a single stick insect, a simple enclosure is more than enough, but if you keep a large colony of a certain species there are more…

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Stick Insect Eggs: 17 Helpful Things To Know!

I frequently see many different questions about stick insect eggs here and on other platforms. Now, some are quite straightforward but are still helpful to know the answer. Others need a bit more explanation. When you have stick insects you almost certainly come across one point that you have stick insect eggs. In this article,…

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15 Surprisingly Interesting Facts About Stick Insects

Stick insects are amazing creatures and are among the most charismatic animals. There are over 3000 known species in the world. Stick insects are well-known for their bizarre shapes and highly developed camouflage. If you come across one you are lucky. They are hard to spot and are most active during the night. With daylight,…

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Best Stick Insects For Absolute Beginners

Like to keep stick insects as pets? But wondering what species of the around 300 available species is suitable for you as a complete beginner? With all the information available on all the different species, it is difficult to make up which species are easy to keep compared to others. Well, let me help you….

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5 Giant Stick Insects You Can Keep As Pets

There are more than 3000 species of phasmids (stick insects and leaf insects) in the world and regularly new species are discovered. Only 10%, around 300 species, are reared in captivity as pets. However, between those species in the pet industry, there are some quite unique and big specimens available. In this article, we will…

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The Life Cycle Of A Stick Insect & Leaf Insect

Ever wondered where stick insects come from? When you encounter a stick insect in real life, it is probably an adult specimen, or at least nearly reached adulthood. But, what about baby stick insects? How are they born? The life cycle of stick insects exists of three main life stages: the egg, nymph and adulthood….

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Phasmid PSG List [All Stick Insect Species]

The Phasmid Study Group have listed all species that are bred in captivity. Within the list, every stick insect and leaf insect has given a unique number: PSG number. This list is developed because scientific names are continuously prone to changes when research provides new insights into the genus and phylogenic relation between different species….

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