Spiny Leaf Stick Insects

Stick Insects for Sale: All species listed below are in stock, please contact us if you are wanting a variety not currently listed                                                                                                                 Shipping:  We  only ship within Australia and do not ship to Western Australia.  Only Spiny Leaf, Crowned and Strong 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     Freight Costs and Payment Options:  The freight cost for Insect only and start-up kits orders is $12. Freight on 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.           Dispatch Days: Orders with live insects are dispatched via Express Post weekly on either Monday or Tuesday. Egg only orders are sent by surface mail.        

 

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 can flutter short distances, the female is flightless. 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.



 

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