Sand Field Cricket

Gryllus cf. firmus


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Starter colony (12 mixed) : $15 (Contact for availability)
30 mixed: $30 (Contact for availability)


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  • Adult Size: 32 mm.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 65-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Dry.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: Gulf Shores, Alabama.

This large field cricket has a pleasant, resonant, melodious call. Unlike northern strains, this locality does not require cooling for egg hatching or nymph growth. A small colony can easily be maintained and used for feeders, though they do not appear to reproduce quickly enough for large-scale production. Adults and nymphs cohabitate well as long as food is constantly available, and colonies produce no odor particularly when coupled with a clean-up crew.