Indian Stick insect, nymph PSG1
€1,99

Indian Stick insect, nymph PSG1

A nymph of the most famous 'standard' Indian stick insect. Designated PSG1. ...More information
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Indian Branch Wandering


Offer

1 nymph of the Indian stick insect for only EUR 1.99!


General info

Nymphs sale of the Indian Branch Wandering. Indian stick insect is also called laboratory stick insect and the most loved species stick insect in the world. The species has also received a number PSG, PSG 1. The official Latin name is Carausius morosus.

Most people also start with this species if they keep going the first stick insects. Because they are easy to keep and eat good food available, with ivy.


Movement and behavior

An Indian stick insect is a peaceful animal. Because most stick insects are nocturnal, they will not show much movement during the day. In the evening you can see they do move, however, and food. They can not bite, scratch or secrete poison and are easy to handle. They also can not jump and do not fly.


Food

This species eats many types of leaves. They are known for eating ivy. They can live in all kinds of ivy and they need no leaves to be healthy. You can they do carry many other leaves, such as burrs, raspberry, oak, lattice, hazel and privet leaves. Blackberry leaves and ivy can always be found in the winter.

Plants from stores are sprayed with insecticides! Your stick insects will dy if you use these plants.


Environmental conditions

The temperature may vary between 18 ° C and 30 ° C. Room temperature is fine for these animals.
The stick insect does not make high demands on the humidity, 2 times peer week stay which sprinkle base is sufficient, watch out for mold development. They may have some drinking water.
As with all kinds of walking sticks, necessary, the species has a stay of at least 3 times the length of the animal high, wide and at least 2 times the length of the animal. For an adult female this means an amount of at least 24 cm high and 16 cm wide.


Propagation

This species is parthenogenetic in culture. This means that there are only females in captivity, and the eggs which they have nevertheless come out without that there has been a male. From which eggs are also only females again.
If the females are mature, they will lay eggs. The eggs are round and brown and have a small cap and where the nymph will come out later. They just throw them on the ground. The eggs hatch after a few months.


Home-grown

The nymphs are all from our own breeding culture and are well cared befor shipment.