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stick insects

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by wormnut2006, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. wormnut2006

    wormnut2006 PetForums Newbie

    Dec 16, 2011
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    hi i am new to this an have proberly done it wrong lol :confused:
    i have been given 300 stick insect eggs and are unsure how to look after them or best thing for them i used to have some when i was young but my mum looked after them lol i havent seen or heard of them for over 20 years untill a friend gave me these eggs please can people leave me hints an tips it would be much appreactated meny thanks p.s i have looked up a limited bit of information but am still very confused lol
    #1 wormnut2006, Dec 16, 2011
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
  2. swatton42

    swatton42 PetForums Senior

    Oct 29, 2011
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    Sorry but I know very little about stick insects. There's a forum section about reptiles etc... Alot of people have talked about stick insects in that section so maybe you could take a look and they'll point you the right direction?
  3. WelshYorkieLover

    WelshYorkieLover PetForums VIP

    Oct 16, 2011
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    I had stick insects for about 5 years. I started off with 6 and and had thousands of them from them. They're very easy to look after. With the eggs they dont need any special treatment but you could put them in a warm place. When they've hatched put lots of privit or bramble branches in so they have somewhere to climb and sit and of course sit. I used a spray bottle that has a very delicate, fine spray to spray the leaves everyday so that they have water. Congratulations on your new babies!
  4. Mr James Lee

    Mr James Lee PetForums Newbie

    Jun 12, 2018
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    300 eggs, that's about the amount I got from my adults (about 6). I am now on the third generation with over a hundred nymphs, (help). I need a predator of some kind.
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