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 Cricket/ Gut loading

i have have a small bin with crickets in it to gut load. what do i use to gutload? i used lettuce, tomato, and grapes, the second time i used lettuce and corn. What is the best to use? PLz help



08/03/11  08:52am

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  Message To: Meejee   In reference to Message Id: 2231564


 Cricket/ Gut loading

Corn is not very nutritious, though there are veggies are better for your crickets. I would not gutload my crickets using veggies alone.

One popular option is to use commercial cricket feed, such as this one: Link. This is easy to use, but is relatively expensive (especially if you have as many crickets as I do!).

Another option is to make your own cricket feed. Here is an example of a recipe Link.

I feed my crickets all natural dry dog food kibble. I supplement my crickets’ diet with raw veggie scraps and oats.

If you feed your crickets dry food, they will need a separate source of moisture. Water crystals, raw veggies, or commercial cricket quench such as this one Link can be used.

Haley



08/03/11  06:17pm

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  Message To: Back-woods Gecko   In reference to Message Id: 2231645


 Cricket/ Gut loading

thanks. i dont have very much crickets only like 24 maybe. i am using sweet potato also



08/04/11  07:35am

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  Message To: Meejee   In reference to Message Id: 2231706


 Cricket/ Gut loading

i am making a new thread with the new boxes



08/04/11  03:20pm


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