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keeping stick insects. From products to assist you in their upkeep to unique
gifts, you can benefit from our years of experience in developing these ideas.
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Our Summer 2018
Eucalyptus gunnii potted plants are now in stock! We grow these
specially without the use of pesticides, this means they are safe for the stick
insects to eat. We trim the stem at the top to encourage the plant to become
Eucalyptus leaves are eaten by some species of stick insect,
including: Australian Macleays Spectre stick insects (Extatosoma
tiaratum), Grenadan stick insects (Diapherodes gigantea), Pink
Winged stick insects (Sipyloidea sipylus), and Australian Titan stick
insects (Acrophylla wuelfingi).
These plants are approx 83cm tall
(the pot is 13cm tall and the plant is approx 70cm tall).
You can either
keep it as a potted plant outdoors, or transplant it into your garden. Choose a
sunny place and water this plant regularly. These plants are easy to keep, and
grow quickly, particularly in the summer months. They are British
Sprigs can be snipped off and placed in
the Sprig Pot of water (to keep fresh) and placed into the stick insect
One potted Eucalyptus gunnii
Two potted Eucalyptus gunnii plants
Three potted Eucalyptus gunnii
Four potted Eucalyptus
gunnii plants £58.
Delivery is capped at
Fresh Cut Bramble
|Fresh Cut Bramble
We send three sprigs of Fresh Cut Bramble in
a re-sealable wallet.
Use what you need and place the remainder back in
the wallet and store in the bottom of the fridge, where it will stay fresh for
a few more days.
Wallet of Fresh Cut Bramble
is £8.60 including first class postage to anywhere in the
Or £11.20 including delivery by post to
Need it in a hurry? Then upgrade to next
day courier dispatch or choose next day by 1pm Royal Mail Special Delivery
(mainland UK only), total price £14.20.
The easy way to keep stems of
foodplant fresh. Just fill with cold tap water and insert the sprigs of cut
bramble or privet through the central hole.
Plug any gaps with the cotton
wool ball provided. Sprig Pots are made in Britain and are dishwasher safe.
Sprig Pots are £3.50
If ordering with other
items, total delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Sprig
Pots, delivery for 1- 9 Sprig Pots is £3.95.
Stick insects need to drink water and like to
drink from water droplets on the leaves. So it's a good idea to lightly mist
the leaves with cold tap water every evening or so. Try not to get the stick
The Mister Curvy is a plastic plant sprayer, with an adjustable
nozzle pre-set to a fine mist setting.
Curvys are £3.50 each.
If ordering with other items, total
delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Mister Curvy, delivery
for 1-2 Mister Curvys is £3.95.
New Guinea stick insects
(Eurycantha calcarata) love to go into our Community Tubes.
Place the tubes on
the floor of the ELC cage, away from the white sides, so the stick insects can
easily climb in and out from either end.
Two or three tubes are best,
you can hold them together with an elastic band. The stick insects can choose
which tube they wish to climb into and which other stick insects they wish to
Community Tubes are £1
Special offer: pack of 4 Community
If ordering with other items, total delivery is capped at
£9.95. If you just want the Community Tubes, delivery for 1- 14 Community
Tubes is £3.95.
||Sand Pit -
with sand included
Some stick insects
bury their eggs in sand and these varieties need the Sand Pit. Such varieties
include: New Guinea (Eurycantha calcarata), Malaysian (Heteropteryx
dilatata), Sabah (Aretaon asperrimus), Giant Sabah (Trachyaretaon
Place the Sand Pit by the
mesh side of the cage and sieve the contents once a week. The eggs can be
stored in a HUA Pot. The sieved sand should be tipped back into the square
plastic container and returned to the cage.
Please note that stick
insects which bury their eggs in sand are more thirsty than other species and
so require a shallow Water Dish filled with cold tap water. Water Dishes are
Sand Pit ... £3.50.
If ordering with other items,
total delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Sand Pit , Metal
Sieve and Water Dish, delivery is £3.95.
||£3.95 delivery is by post to anywhere in the UK. If you
order a mixture of items we shall try and combine postage if possible, but if
the package weighs more than 1kg we shall send items by courier. The courier
delivery charge is £6.95 or £9.95 depending on the weight of the
parcel. International delivery is by airmail.
||Prices include VAT unless otherwise stated. A receipted VAT
invoice shall be sent to educational establishments and companies.
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