Gryllus cf. firmus
Starter colony (12 mixed) : $15 (Contact for availability)
30 mixed: $30 (Contact for availability)
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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.