The Banded Cricket (Gryllodes sigillatus)
The Banded Cricket has a number of advantages over other crickets like Acheta domesticus :Hearty - lives well
Very active - provides lively feeding experience for animals
Very digestible - even at its largest size (short wings, soft exoskeleton, less chitin)
Minimal noise - only adult crickets chirp (rubbing their wings together - not legs as many people think), the Bandeds short wings make minimal noise
Less odor vs. other species - reported by MANY customers
Not aggressive towards animals or humans
You must provide a nutritious gut load if you plan to store & maintain these crickets. Feed you food! Reference Repashy's Bug Burger, Arcadia's InsectFuel, Nature Zone's Total Bites or Fluker's Orange Cube all sold here at Stingers Exotics Reptile Specialty!