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PostSubject: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:01 pm

does anyone have any locusts?
im thinking about getting some from my local pet shop.
dont ask why.

does anyone know anything about these little guys.

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:04 pm

this is what they sell at my pet shop:

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:15 pm

i use them to feed all my lizards and toads i keep mine in a big kricket keeper

and u feed them on carrots
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:19 pm

i will try and breed them cause then i can feed them to my lizards.
do you think my corn would take one?
when she was younger she had a couple.

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:21 pm

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i will try and breed them cause then i can feed them to my lizards.
do you think my corn would take one?
when she was younger she had a couple.

im not shure

i tryed to breed them and i couldent do it

i also give them to my rodents as an occational treat
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:22 pm

rodents eat them?>!

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:24 pm

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rodents eat them?>!

my syrian hamster and gerbils love them
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:25 pm

lol.

i dotn think it would hurt to give my corn one,

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:27 pm

or i might go for mantis or stick insect

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:33 pm

get a giant hiising cockroach

they are so cool Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:35 pm

i'v never seen one before?
what do they look like, do you have a pic?

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:53 pm

hers some



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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:53 pm

they are big!
do they hiss?

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:57 pm

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they are big!
do they hiss?

yes the grow to about 4 and a half inches
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:01 pm

mantis look beter.
but they only live for 6months

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:03 pm

I wouldn't do hissing cockroaches. They aren't a natural part of the corn snakes diet. I would be worried with the mantis hurting the corn snake, as they can do some damage to the eyes or scales. Locusts sound good to me. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:05 pm

i thin hes thinkin for more as a pet lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:05 pm

i would only feed locust to my corn, the mantis would be like a pet,
"sweet little mantis"

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:07 pm

Ahhhh, never mind then. I have a thing for mantis' also, had one for a few months before we let it out in Hawaii.

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:09 pm

roaches are realy simple to care for
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:11 pm

is it true that they can survive a nuclear attack?

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:11 pm

yes Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:13 pm

wow affraid
thats crazy!


but how?

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:16 pm

im not shure

its something to do with there exoscelleton
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:17 pm

mmmm, strange anyway.

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:18 pm

but its pretty cool Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:18 pm

yea totally! lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:24 pm

the set up can be as basic or as complex as u like Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:42 pm

i should be picking up my locusts tomorrow or the day after!
oh my god!
its going to be crazy!
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lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Wed Mar 05, 2008 7:49 pm

I got my locusts today, they are about 1 1/5 inch long.
I am hopeing to breed them for food, does anyone know anything about breeding them.

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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:15 pm

Chris's locusts are really aggressive, every time i open the box a put me hand in, they go mad and attack me!
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PostSubject: Re: Locusts   Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:01 pm

Well mine just jump out & end up everywhere...i feed them to the spiders..
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