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Why Live Bait?

Posted by Crickets Direct on 9/24/2014
When you are going to start fishing, if you arenít familiar with the practice it might alarm you that most of your bait is still alive. If you donít like insects this can be especially disturbing but your friends did not keep the bait alive just to freak you out. No there are some very clear and understood reasons for keeping bait alive that are gospel to every fisherman out there, this article will help answer some questions you might have on those benefits so that if you start fishing you might decide to use live bait also. So the big question of course is, what are the benefits of using live bait?

Reptiles Make Great Pets

Posted by Crickets Direct on 9/22/2014
Most children want a pet, and they should have one. Having a pet not only gives your child a best friend, but it also teaches them the responsibility of taking care of something completely dependent on them for survival, as they are completely dependent on their parents for survival.

What Do You Think About When You Hear The Word Cricket?

Posted by Crickets Direct on 9/7/2014
If youíre from the UK, or any of the Commonwealth nations, thereís a good chance the first thing you think about when you hear the word cricket is the sport. The rest of the world would probably think about something related to the insect thatís been a part of many peopleís childhoods around the world, a pet in some countries and a lovely snack in others.

Preparing Crickets For Your Reptiles

Posted by Crickets Direct on 8/22/2014
Feeding a reptile is not exactly the same as feeding fluffy or fido. No, most reptiles cannot be fed man-made food. For many reptile owners, the feeding solution is the bulk ordering of crickets, which are naturally loaded with protein, fiber, calcium and are what many reptiles in the wild eat. However, this does not mean that anyone ought to be giving their reptiles just any olí cricket. No, doing this can harm your pet and is something that you must not do.

Handling and Maintaining Giant Meal Worms

Posted by Crickets Direct on 8/13/2014
Giant mealworms are an excellent source of protein and nourishment for certain animals like amphibians and reptiles.

Some Facts About Crickets

Posted by David on 7/16/2014
Don't bug out, and don't be bugged by what we write here. We know you pretty much think of the crickets we ship as just food - maybe you don't really need to know very much about the food your pets eat. Maybe you'll get attached to the little buggers!

What Should You Feed a Hungry Leopard Gecko or Bearded Dragon?

Posted by Crickets Direct on 7/8/2014
When you have a dog or a cat for a pet, itís pretty easy to figure out the best diet for them. When your pet is an Asian lizard or another less common pet, it can be more difficult to figure out.

Cooking with Crickets

Posted by Christine on 6/28/2014
Crickets are an excellent source of protein for your larger fish, reptiles, other pets, and yes, even for your family. There is a small, but growing movement to encourage humans to consume crickets and other insects as a low cost protein to increase nutritional options for everyone world-wide.

Why Live Mealworms Make a Great Addition to Your Chicken Feed

Posted by Crickets Direct Team on 6/5/2014
Like many birds chickens are naturally omnivorous, and they are typically willing to try just about anything they can get their beaks on. In addition to vegetables, grasses, and grains, chickens need an excellent source of protein.

Crickets Make Excellent Fish Baits

Posted by Cherry on 5/23/2014
Are you still fishing with worms or lures? Why not add crickets to your stock of baits? Fish respond rather uniquely, and abundantly, to crickets. While female crickets home in on males with 'trills' most stimulating to them, fish are thought to be attracted to crickets because of their scent.

Why Crickets?

Posted by Nick on 5/15/2014
If you have a reptile at home you begin to wonder what kind of food to feed it. Do you give it the dried up chum from the pet store or go outside at night and hunt down the crickets that it justly deserves? We all know that you shouldn't go straining your back like that and it would only scare the neighbors.. which depending on your stance with your neighbors might be a benefit.

Learn How to Care for Ordered Crickets at Home

Posted by Owen on 5/7/2014
Food and nourishment are important requirements when it comes to pet care and ownership. Your pets are animals too that need nourishment, thus itís a responsibility to provide them with proper attention and nourishment. The same is true if your passion is into exotic pets and animals- you also need to provide the pets with food and nourishment and ensure that the food remains available at all times. And when it comes to food and nourishment for your exotic pets, you also need to pay attention to Ďexoticí food and nourishment in the form of crickets. Handling crickets may not be popular but if youíre into exotic pets then you should learn how to source and handle these insects.

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 Why Live Bait?
 Reptiles Make Great Pets
 What Do You Think About When You Hear The Word Cricket?
 Preparing Crickets For Your Reptiles
 Handling and Maintaining Giant Meal Worms
 Some Facts About Crickets
 What Should You Feed a Hungry Leopard Gecko or Bearded Dragon?
 Cooking with Crickets
 Why Live Mealworms Make a Great Addition to Your Chicken Feed
 Crickets Make Excellent Fish Baits

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