Fresh bramble leaves to feed stick insects, we also supply fresh privet leaves and eucalyptus for stick insects to eat |Small-Life Supplies

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Which leaves stick insects eat...
Most species of stick insect eat bramble (blackberry) leaves.
Indian stick insects, Pink Winged stick insects, Thailand stick insects, Australian Macleays Spectre stick insects, New Guinea stick insects, Sabah stick insects, Guadeloupe stick insects, Vietnamese stick insects...and many more, all eat bramble (blackberry) leaves.
You can grow your own bramble bushes outside in the UK, or gather bramble from overgrown or wooded areas, or purchase fresh cut bramble from us.
The Peruvian Black Beauty stick insect eats privet leaves.
Caterpillars of the Indian Eri silkmoth eat privet leaves.

You can gather your own privet from large hedges in the UK, or purchase fresh cut privet from us.
Bramble planted by a fence in the UK
Bramble planted by a fence in the UK
Large privet hedge in the UK
Large privet hedge in the UK


Fresh Cut Bramble (3 sprigs)
Fresh Cut Bramble (3 sprigs)

To purchase this item please phone 01733 203358 or email cindi@small-life.co.uk
Fresh Cut Bramble
You receive three sprigs of Fresh Cut Bramble in a re-sealable wallet. Push the widest end of the stems into a Sprig Pot of cold tap water. 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 up to a week.

Bramble (blackberry) leaves are eaten by most species of stick insects. However there are a few species that will not eat bramble leaves, so please contact us if you need to check that bramble will be suitable to feed to your stick insects.

Mist the leaves daily with cold tap water, so the stick insects can drink form the water droplets on the leaves.


Wallet of Fresh Cut Bramble is £8.95.
Express courier delivery (1 or 2 wallets) £3.95.




Fresh Cut Privet Fresh Cut Privet
You receive twelve sprigs of Fresh Cut Privet in a re-sealable wallet. Push the cut ends of the stems into a Sprig Pot of cold tap water. 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 up to a week.

Privet leaves are eaten by the Peruvian Black Beauty stick insect (Peruphasma schultei) . Privet leaves are also eaten by the caterpillars of the Indian Eri silkmoth (Samia ricini). Please contact us if you need to check that privet will be suitable to feed to your insects.

Mist the leaves daily with cold tap water, so the stick insects can drink from the water droplets on the leaves.


Wallet of Fresh Cut Privet is £8.95.
Express courier delivery (1 or 2 wallets) £3.95.


To purchase this item please phone 01733 203358 or email cindi@small-life.co.uk
Wallet of Fresh Cut Privet



Sprig pot of bramble Sprig Pots
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 each.

If ordering with other items, total delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Sprig Pots, courier delivery for 1- 9 Sprig Pots is £6.95.

To purchase this item please phone 01733 203358 or email cindi@small-life.co.uk
Sprig Pots



Mister Swivel and Little Mister
Mister Swivel and Little Mister

To purchase this item please phone 01733 203358 or email cindi@small-life.co.uk

Misters
Stick insects need to drink water but, for most species, it's important not to put a dish of water in the cage because the small stick insect nymphs could drop in and drown.

So it is best to lightly mist the bramble leaves with water from a Mister. Ordinary cold tap water is good to use.


Do this in the late afternoon or early evening because this is the time when most stick insects like a drink. Try not to get the actual stick insects wet, so direct the water spray at the leaves rather than the stick insects. We have pre-set the nozzles on all our Misters to emit a fine mist rather than a strong jet of water.


Two designs are available:
The Little Mister, especially suited for small children to use. Price £3.50 each.
The Mister Swivel, a larger bottle with a directional green nozzle that you can swivel round. This is very useful because you can easily direct the spray downwards or sideways just by swivelling the nozzle. So it's great for easily spraying water onto the leaves in the ELC cages. Price £4.25 each.


If ordering with other items, total delivery is capped at £9.95. If you just want the Misters, courier delivery for 1- 2 Misters is £6.95.



How to pay:
We accept Electron, Solo, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Maestro and American Express
We are still dispatching goods quickly for fast delivery
Phone us on 01733 203358 between 9am and 6pm and pay by card securely over the phone. Card details are destroyed after your order is processed.
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We are still dispatching goods quickly for fast delivery
Email cindi@small-life.co.uk with your order and postcode and we'll email you the PayPal invoice for you to pay.
Bank transfer payments welcome Email cindi@small-life.co.uk anytime with your order if you'd like to pay by bank transfer. This option is for large orders from educational and science establishments.
Pro-forma Email cindi@small-life.co.uk anytime with your order if you'd like us to email you a pro-forma invoice.This option is for educational and science establishments.
VAT:
VAT number :GB 473 5005 60
EORI number :GB473500560000
Prices on this website include 20% VAT. Receipted VAT invoices are sent on request
Delivery: Delivery
Live arrival is guaranteed.

Courier delivery within mainland UK is up to £9.95. We shall let you know in advance when courier delivery will be.
EXPORTS:

Cages are shipped by courier (usually FedEx), using priority trackable airmail, using Incoterms DAP.

We do not export living creatures.



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