How to breed Extatosoma tiaratum lichen morph

Extatosoma tiaratum — commonly known as giant prickly stick insect — is a very popular stick insect species to keep as a pet. It is one of the most commonly kept species there is. And that’s not surprising! They are beautiful, strangely shaped and sturdy animals that become rather large. Above that, they are very…

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How to set up a stick insect enclosure in 7 easy steps

Did you decide to keep stick insects? Awesome! Stick insects are great pets to have. Easy ones too. Stick insects don’t have high requirements, but it is important to have a good start. Setting up your enclosure properly is one of those things that you should have right from the start, to prevent problems in…

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Do stick insects need a substrate?

When you start keeping stick insects, there are a lot of decisions to make. In the end, you want to make it as good as possible for your pet. So, you have to decide what enclosure you house them in and how many you want to keep, and what you should feed to them. But…

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How long does it take to hatch stick insect eggs

You have bought or found the first eggs of your stick insect and wondering how long it takes before you see little nymph stick insects crawl in your enclosure. Because stick insects don’t have a very long lifespan and you want to keep enjoying the presence of your pet stick insects, it would be good…

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