Cricket Size: Adult
Cricket Count: 250
- Pinhead – 1-2 days old. They are about the size of an ant, and are a very soft bodied for baby dragons, geckos, and poison dart frogs.
- 1/8″ – About 5 days old. Very soft bodies for young reptiles and amphibians.
- 1/4″ – 7 days old. Still soft bodied.
- 3/8″ – 10-12 days old. This is when the crickets begin to reach sexual maturity. They will begin breeding and laying eggs at this age.
- 1/2″ – 3 weeks old. They are considered “medium” by most vendors.
- 5/8″ – 3 1/2 weeks old. These are the most popular size.
- 3/4″ – 4 weeks old.
- Adult – 5 weeks old. At this age, the crickets’ exoskeleton becomes pretty coarse and hard to digest. These sizes aren’t typically used as feeders for pets. They are better suited as fish bait.