Can Stick Insects Re-Grow Legs?

If you are considering buying stick insects as pets, or you are a new stick insect owner, there are probably lots of questions that you would like answered. For example, you may be wondering what will happen if your stick insect lays eggs or what is the best type of...

Can Stick Insects Fly?

Anyone with a fascination for insects might be interested in stick insects as pets. Indeed, these interesting creatures are great starter pets for children. Nevertheless, there might also be those who are a still a little squeamish about insects so before jumping in...

Are Stick Insects Asexual?

One of the most commonly asked questions about stick insects is this: are stick insects asexual? Unfortunately, the question is not as easily answered as some of the others that are commonly heard. Some species are, others are not, and still others are both. Wait a...

Are Stick Insects Cannibalistic?

One of the strangest questions stick insect keepers get is this: are stick insects cannibalistic? Perhaps it is the fact that some stick insect species look so barbaric that causes people to wonder about their potential for cannibalism. Fortunately, the answer is...

Are Stick Insects Dangerous?

Stick insects are among the most curious insects to watch. Their highly unusual shapes and colours make them look more like plant life (thus the name) than animal life. This is by nature’s design. Some stick insects look so strange as to be frightening. That...

Are Stick Insects Easy to Look After?

Are stick insects easy to look after? Fortunately, yes. That’s one of the things that makes them such fantastic pets for people who love insects. Though stick insects appear incredibly delicate, they are actually quite resilient. Just about anyone can look after...

Are Stick Insects Native in the UK?

You can go to pet stores all over the UK and find stick insects. But, are stick insects native in the UK? That’s a question that new pet owners frequently ask stick insect veterans. As for the answer, it is ‘no’. Although a number of stick insects...

Do Stick Insects Eat Aphids?

Aphids are insects you generally don’t want wandering around your garden or yard. They are sap-sucking insects more than capable of damaging all sorts of plant life. They can destroy agricultural crops, decorative flowers, and the grass in your back garden. They...

Can Stick Insects Eat Each Other?

Can stick insects eat each other? It is a reasonable question given that the natural world is replete with examples of one kind of animal preying on another. We even have a name for those animals that eat others. We call them the carnivores. If you are not a big fan...

Can Stick Insects Eat Any Leaves?

When a person gets a stick insect as a pet for the first time, there is a lot of responsibility that comes with it. Stick insects are fragile creatures that require gentle care at all times. Owners have to be diligent about providing the right kind of housing, the...

Can Stick Insects Eat Apple?

Judging by all the articles you find on the internet, it would seem that stick insects can eat just about anything green. Although such generalisations are fairly accurate, they are not necessarily true in every case. For instance, can stick insects eat apple? Yes and...

Can Stick Insects Eat Raspberry Leaves?

Can stick insects eat raspberry leaves? That’s a question that might be on your mind if you don’t have access to more common stick insect foods like privet and bramble. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as cut and dried as it is with those other two...

Can Stick Insects Eat Privet?

The popularity of stick insects as pets is undeniable. Stick insects are easy to care for, fascinating to watch, and hardy enough to live in most environments as long as they are properly fed and watered. Speaking of food and water, one of the more common questions...

Can Stick Insects Eat Rose Leaves?

Sourcing food is one of the most talked about topics on stick insect forums. For example, “can stick insects eat rose leaves?” is a pretty common question. The answer is both ‘yes’ and ‘no’. Unfortunately, generalities do not work...

Can Stick Insects Eat Ivy?

Keeping stick insects as pets means looking after them the same way you would dogs, cats, etc. They need to be fed, watered, and protected from anything that could endanger their health and well-being. Where food is concerned, different stick insects eat different...

How Long Do Indian Stick Insects Live?

Among the many variations of stick insects, the Indian stick insect is said to make the best pet. Indian stick insects are tropical insects that are rather hardy and quite tolerant of a variety of different conditions. They are so hardy that they tend to be the...

Do Stick Insects Attack Each Other?

Stick insects are interesting creatures on many levels. A real stick insect enthusiast can sit for hours watching them do what they do. From time to time, he/she might observe two of the insects engaging in behaviour that looks a lot like fighting. It does happen,...

When Do Stick Insects Lay Their Eggs?

People buy stick insects for a variety of reasons. Some just want to have these fascinating creatures as pets while others want to breed them and then sell the resulting eggs to make some extra money. Regardless of whether you buy a stick insect as a pet or for...

Are Stick Insects Good Pets?

When most people think of pets, cute and cuddly animals such as dogs, cats, and rabbits usually spring to mind. They might even think about fish, hamsters, or gerbils. Nevertheless, very few will consider insects as pets. When it comes to first pets for children...

Are Stick Insects Nocturnal?

It obviously makes sense to find out as much as you can about any specific creature you are considering as a pet. When it comes to stick insects, you would need to learn about, for example, their habits, what they eat, and what you need in terms of equipment before...

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