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Leaf Insects

Leaf insects are truly some of the most beautiful creatures one can keep as a pet.Stunning bright green in color, easy to breed and entirely docile they're a perfect alternative to stick insects.That said, they're not without their quirks. If you're going to be successful keeping these rather unusual and expensive insects then it's critical you understand their requirements in advance.After over a decade of keeping and breeding leaf insects I'm happy to share my tips with you today...

Rearing Baby Leaf Insects

Leaf insects are beautiful and fascinating creatures which are almost as easy to care for as many of the popular stick insect species currently...

Leaf Insect Eggs

My leaf insects have just started to lay eggs at last so I thought I would show you what to look out for when...

How Long Do Leaf Insect Eggs Take To Hatch?

As with many insects, the time that it takes for leaf insect eggs to hatch depends in a large way on the temperature that...

How To Sex Immature Leaf Insects

When leaf insects are adults they're very easy indeed to sex. The males are small and thin with long antennae and wings that enable...

How Long Do Leaf Insects Take To Reach Maturity?

Kept at a reasonable 20-25'C leaf insects seem to take around 4-6 months to reach maturity. As the males ate smaller at maturity than...