House cricket (Acheta domestica)

Being favorite food of most exotic animals, crickets take important place as staple food. In China they are kept as pets because of characteristic sound produced by adult males and belief they bring good luck. Crickets should be kept in larger container with plenty of space, since they are prone to cannibalism.
Diet: Potatoes, apples, carrots, wheat bran and cat food


Origin: Most European countries with exception of northern Europe, Asia, North Africa, eastern parts of USA