Buy Stick Insect Pets

Stick Insects for Sale: All species listed below are in stock. Mature/larger insects are sometimes available – price and availability on request.All stick insects are sold as juveniles unless otherwise stated. Detailed Care Information is supplied with all sales. Basic care and DIY enclosure suggestions can be found on our Insect Pets Care page.                                        Shipping:  We  only ship within Australia and do not ship to Western Australia.  Only Spiny Leaf, Crowned, Strong Stick Insects and The Australian Leaf Insect  can be sent to Tasmania without the purchaser obtaining a permit from: http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Import-Export-Permit-of-Wildlife.pdf . Orders with live insects are sent  via Express Post weekly on either Monday or Tuesday, Egg only orders are sent by surface mail. Posting of orders is delayed during extreme weather.                                                                                                                                  Freight Costs and Payment Options:  The freight cost for Insect only and start-up kits is $12. Freight for Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs.  And the Freight on Insectpet Enclosures is calculated at the checkout.  Payment can be made by Direct Deposit or Paypal. GST not applicable.                    


 

  • Gift Vouchers.
    A popular Gift for Christmas. Why not choose an Insectpets Gift Voucher so that the recipient can get organised for their new pet first. NOT available to Western Australia Once payment is received your Insectpet Gift Voucher will be emailed to you, along with a General Stick Insect Care Information Sheet. Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of issue.
  • Crowned Stick Insects
    The Crowned Stick Insect ( Onchestus rentzi ) is easy to care for and harmless. They are very “stick like” in appearance and get their name from the lumpy “crown” on top their head. Females can grow up to 12cm long. Males are much smaller and slender than the females. Crowned Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 35cm tall x 25cm x 30cm and room temperature of 20 to 28deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Strong Stick Insects
    The Strong Stick Insect ( Anchiale briareus ), is a very hardy stick insect. Juveniles are a bright green and adults brown. Females grow up to 17cm, males smaller. They feed readily on eucalypts (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves and require an enclosure of minimum size 35 cm tall x 30cm x 35cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Titan Stick Insect
    SHORT TIME ONLY SPECIAL 2 Pairs $55 Titan Stick Insects (Acrophylla titan ) are one of Australia’s longest stick insects with females growing up to 27cm long. They are easy to care for and harmless. The males can fly short distances and are much smaller than the females who cannot fly. Titan Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 50 cm tall x 45 cm x 40cm and room temperature of 20 to 28deg C. Female Titan stick insects when adult are too big for our Insectpet enclosure. Not for sale to Western Australia. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • Australian Leaf Insect
    CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK - FEMALES AVAILABLE AGAIN EARLY JUNE The Australian Leaf Insect, (Phyllium Montetihi) is a harmless leaf eating insect, it is easy to care for and feeds readily on the Lilly Pilly species Syzygium australe. This plant is readily available in nurseries. Females can grow up to 8 cm long. Males are smaller and slender. They require an enclosure of minimum size 30 cm tall x 25cm x 25cm and room temperature of 22 to 28deg C. NOTE: this insect clings tightly and so may not be suitable for young children who wish to handle the insects. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Insectpet Enclosures
    An easy to assemble enclosure, ideal for beginners and schools. Measures 35cm high and is oval in shape (36cm wide x 31.5cm deep). This enclosure will comfortably house two pair of “small” adult stick insects (eg Spiny Leaf Stick Insects or Crowned Stick Insects), or one pair of a larger species (eg. Goliath or Wuelfing’s Stick Insects).
  • Stick Insect Eggs
    (NOT sent outside Australia or to WA. Only Spiny Leaf, Strong and Crowned Stick insect eggs to Tasmania without a permit). Eggs from a variety of Stick Insects that will feed on Eucalypt Leaves. Egg hatching instructions included. NOTE: Price includes surface postage if ordered without a live insect order.



 

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