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Stick insects

Discussion in 'Spiders and Inverts' started by Casey0531, Feb 17, 2020.

  1. Casey0531

    Casey0531 PetForums Newbie

    Feb 17, 2020
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    Hi I’m having some trouble with my stick insects at the moment I’ve lost 2 of them and I’m not sure why they have a tall cage with fresh brambles and they are misted with water everyday one of them has also lost a leg does anyone have any advice what I may be doing wrong don’t want to lose anymore thanks
  2. AnneMarie Thomson

    AnneMarie Thomson PetForums Newbie

    Jan 3, 2020
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    What type are they? I have indian ones and a couple times when moulting one if them had lost a leg but they are all finished moulting and are adults. Have you got lots? You should be spraying the leaves not the stickies. Have you noticed them fighting:?
    #2 AnneMarie Thomson, Apr 22, 2020
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2020
  3. Leanne77

    Leanne77 PetForums VIP

    Oct 18, 2011
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    If you post a photo we can ID and try to help more. Not every stick insect likes a daily spray for example so you may be over doing it. They also readily lose limbs when they get old.
    AnneMarie Thomson likes this.
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