We stock a wide variety of live food for reptiles including fruit beetle grubs, crickets and locusts. Live food can be a fantastic source of the nutrients and minerals that your pet reptile needs to stay fit and healthy. They also add enrichment to your aniumals life as they require hunting. Ensuring you choose the right live reptile food for your animal is important such as making sure they are safe to eat a particular live reptile food or making sure the live food is not too big for them to eat.
Live Reptile Food FAQs
Can you feed reptiles live food?
Live food is an excellent source of nutrition for your pet reptile and also adds enrichment by encouraging them to hunt and forage as they would do in the wild
What is live reptile food?
Live reptile food are live animals that at fed to your pet reptile. Most commonly these are insects or other invertebrates such as crickets, mealworms, locusts, worms and grubs.
How long does live food last?
Live reptile food is usually placed into the fridge to make the animal dormant, increasing the shelf life. The total shelf life depends on the live food anumal in question.
What live food is best for bearded dragons?
Beardies love many kinds of live reptile food including brown crickets, locusts, waxwors and mealworms. Get in touch if you're not sure what to feed your bearded dragon.
Do you have to feed reptiles live food?
This is entirely dependant on the type of pet you have. The vast majority of snakes, for example, do not require live reptile food, whereas many lizards are stimulated to hunt by movement and so live reptile food is beneficial.