Our live food assortment.
The grasshopper (Locusta Migratoria) is known for its high nutritional value and a prized live food for reptile enthusiasts and owners of exotic pets. With its high nutritional value and natural attractiveness, this savoury insect offers a healthy meal option to support the health and vitality of your beloved pets. Grasshoppers have a very high nutritional value, making them an excellent basis as a food animal. Grasshoppers make no sound and do not hide like crickets do, for example. This makes them easy and attractive prey for many animals.
The house cricket (Acheta Domesticus) is the most commonly used food animal and is often used as a staple food for reptiles and other exotic pets. With its robust nature and excellent nutritional value, it is a favourite among pet owners who want to give their pets a natural and balanced diet. The house cricket is a good and well-known food animal which is always popular. Crickets tend to hide in hard-to-reach places, so never feed more than necessary.
The Dubia (Blaptica Dubia) has a high protein content and a soft exoskeleton. Ensure your pets receive the essential nutrition they require with our premium Dubia cockroaches. Dubias require little maintenance and do not climb on slippery surfaces, making them a convenient choice the time of feeding. Dubia is a species of cockroach with which you do not risk an infestation. In addition, they are highly nutritious.
The Redrunner (Shefordella Tartara) is a versatile and nutrient-rich live food for your reptile. With Redrunners, you can ensure your reptiles get the quality food they deserve. This tropical cockroach species, distinguished by its striking coloration, can be stored effectively and conveniently. Unlike the Dubia, redrunners can be a pest.
Mealworms (Tenebrio Molitor) are packed with protein and essential nutrients. Mealworms are an easy and delicious meal for your beloved pets. Whether you are feeding a bearded dragon, gecko or bird, these versatile insects provide the nutrition needed to thrive. Mealworms are a valuable addition to a varied diet, promoting health and vitality for years to come. The mealworm is actually the larva of a beetle and falls in size between that of the Buffalo worm and the Morio worm. This makes it suitable for a large group of animals.
Morio worms (Zophobas Morio) – are a nutrient-rich solution for your reptiles’ nutritional needs. These robust worms are packed with essential proteins and nutrients, making them an ideal choice for feeding lizards, turtles and other reptiles. Morio worms offer a hearty meal option that promotes healthy growth and vitality in your pets. Morio worms offer a hearty meal option that promotes the healthy growth and vitality of your pets. Thanks to their irresistible taste and nutritional benefits, Morio worms are sure to be loved by your reptiles. The Morio worm is very similar to the mealworm, but at about 6 cm long, it is considerably larger.
Buffalo worms (Alphitobius Laevigatus) are packed with nutrients and proteins. These larvae are an excellent source of essential nutrients, making them an ideal addition to your pet’s diet. Whether you are feeding a lizard, turtle or small mammal, Buffalo worms offer a delicious and nutritious meal option that promotes overall health and well-being. Buffalo worms are ideal as a variety for many smaller lizards, birds and other insectivores. Buffalo worms resemble mealworms but are significantly smaller in size.
Black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia Illucens) are high-protein larvae rich in essential nutrients, making them a perfect choice for feeding a variety of pets. Whether you have a bearded dragon, gecko or frog, black soldier fly larvae offer a natural and nutritious meal option that supports optimal health and growth. These larvae contain much more calcium than, say, mealworms or crickets. These larvae are bred on organic waste extremely efficiently, giving them an exceptionally low environmental impact.
Dolas (Pachnoda Butana) are rich in protein and essential nutrients, making them an ideal choice for feeding reptiles, birds and small mammals. Dola’s offer a natural and irresistible meal option that promotes the health and vitality of your beloved pets. With their juicy texture and high nutritional value, Dola’s will keep your pets happy and healthy. The Dola is a larva of the rose chafer. For this reason, they are also known as Rose beetle larva.
The wax worm (Galleria Mellonella) is packed with protein and essential fats, making them popular with reptiles, birds and small mammals. Whether you have a bearded dragon, gecko or bird, wax worms offer a natural and irresistible meal option that promotes the health and vitality of your pets. With their soft texture and high nutritional value, wax moth larvae will keep your pets happy and healthy! Due to their smell and palatability, these insects are not only very popular in the terrarium hobby, but are also often used in angling with great success.
Curly flies (Musca Domestica) are a convenient food choice for your insect-eating companions. These flies have curved wings that prevent them from flying, making them ideal prey for reptiles and amphibians. Whether you own a gecko, frog, or bird, Curly Flies provide a natural and appetizing meal option. These agile flies are a very attractive and natural food for many small animals. Due to a wing defect, these flies cannot fly. This makes them easy to feed.
Springtails (Collembola) play a crucial role in keeping soil healthy by breaking down organic matter and preventing fungal growth. Springtails are not only good for the ecological balance in your terrarium, but also serve as a natural food source for small reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Springtails are ideal for putting out in a (sub)tropical terrarium. Here, they form a natural cleaning team and are also a tasty diet for many small terrarium animals. With their high reproductive rate and low maintenance requirements, springtails are the perfect choice to improve the biodiversity and overall well-being of your terrarium inhabitants
Meet Dwarf White Isopods (Trichorhina Tomentosa), which play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem by breaking down organic matter to help prevent mould and odour formation. With their compact size and friendly demeanour, tropical slaters are an essential addition to any bioactive living space. In addition, they promote a balanced and thriving habitat for your beloved pets. Tropical slaters are not only efficient clean-up agents, but also serve as a supplementary food source for small reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.
Dendrobena worms (Dendrobena) play a vital role in breaking down organic matter, enriching soil with essential nutrients, and aerating the earth for healthier plant growth. With their voracious appetite for decaying material, House Dendrobena Worms serve as a nutritious food source for reptiles, amphibians, and fish. With their high nutritional value and eco-friendly benefits, House Dendrobena Worms are an essential component of any sustainable ecosystem.
Drosophila (fruit flies) are an irresistible and nutritious snack for your insect-eating pets. These flies are packed with essential nutrients, making them a perfect choice for feeding reptiles and amphibians. Drosophila offer a natural and tempting meal option. These flies are very much a very popular diet for smaller terrarium animals. The jar contains one serving of flies, which will multiply in the culture medium. It is advisable to purchase the jar early and wait until the cycle is complete to “harvest” a maximum number of fruit flies.
Why live insects from ReptoFood?
A wide variety of insect species
We take pride in offering a variety of live insect food in a network of meticulously maintained nurseries. Our diverse and exquisite range spans from the agile locusts, crickets, various worms, and flying insects like flies to the resilient Cockroaches and other captivating species. This allows us to offer a comprehensive and captivating selection to our valued customers!
Freshness and Quality
Each animal is bred and raised under pristine conditions, then promptly collected to preserve freshness and quality. Plus, our daily supplementation from trusted suppliers ensures a constant supply of diversity and excellence.
Colour varied packaging
Our live insect packaging features color-coded lids for each insect variety. This ensures that our customers can easily identify the species range they are looking for to feed their reptiles.
With over 25 years of experience in the industry, our specialized staff boasts extensive knowledge in live insect breeding. At our insect nursery, which has been a cornerstone of quality in the live animal food sector since 1998, our team understands the intricacies of insect breeding like no other.