Buy Stick Insect Pets

Freight Cost:  $12 for Insect only and start-up kits orders. The freight cost of Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs.  Freight on Insectpet Enclosures is calculated at the checkout.

Dispatch Details: Orders with live insects are dispatched via Express Post weekly on either Monday or Tuesday. Egg only orders are sent by surface mail.

Payment Options: Direct Deposit, Paypal, Bank Cheque or Money Order. GST not applicable.

NOTE: We do not ship to  Western Australia or anywhere outside Australia. Only Spiny Leaf Stick Insects can be sent to Tasmania without the purchaser obtaining a permit from: http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Import-Export-Permit-of-Wildlife.pdf

Christmas Order Details: Gift Vouchers may be ordered right up until Christams Eve and will be emailed to you once payment is cleared. Live insect orders from Victoria maybe made up until 12 noon on Wednesday December 20th, and will be posted that same day. Orders from outside Victoria must be made by 12 noon on Tuesday December 19th and will be posted later the same day. Insectpets will be closed from Sun December 24th and will reopen on Tues January 2nd 2018

  • Gift Vouchers.
    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.
  • Insectpet Enclosures
    NOTE: Enclosures sold as a kit with insects are listed under the individual species. An easy to assemble enclosure, ideal for beginners and schools. Measures 40cm 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).
  • Spiny Leaf Stick Insects
    Spiny Leaf Stick Insects ( Extatosoma tiaratum ) make ideal pets and are very popular as a pet for classrooms and children. They are very hardy, easy to care for, harmless and easy to handle. The female and male are quite different in appearance. Females can grow up to 15cm long. Males are smaller and the female is flightless whilst the male can only flutter short distances. Spiny Leaf Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 35cm tall x 25cm x 30cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Goliath Stick Insects
    Males Currently Unavailable. Goliath Stick Insects (Eurycnema goliath ) are one of Australia’s largest and heaviest stick insects. Females can grow up to 20cm long. They are a popular pet being easy to care for and harmless. The males can fly short distances and are much smaller than the females who cannot fly. Goliath Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) and acacia (wattle) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 45cm tall x 30cm x 40cm and room temperature of 18 to 28deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • Crowned Stick Insects
    AVAILABLE EARLY JAN 2018 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. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • Strong Stick Insects
    AVAILABLE EARLY JAN 2018 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 40cm tall x 30cm x 35cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • Stick Insect Eggs
    (NOT sent outside Australia or to WA. Only Spiny Leaf Stick insect eggs to Tas 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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