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COVID-19 Update - Stick Insect Sales will continue. We are still posting stick insects but on Tuesdays only until further notice.

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 orders is $13. Freight for Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs.  And the Freight on Insectpet Enclosure and Start-Up Kits is calculated at the checkout.  Payment can be made by Direct Deposit or Paypal. GST not applicable.

 

  • Gift Vouchers.
    GIFT VOUCHERS are 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Children's Stick Insects
    AVAILABLE AGAIN MID APRIL The Children’s Stick Insect, (Tropidoderus childrenii) is a stick insect from south eastern Australia. Both Females and Males grow up to 11 cm, adult females are usually pale green and are too heavy to fly, adult males are slender and light brown and do fly, They feed on eucalypts (gum) 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. Permit required for Tasmania.
  • 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.
  • 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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