Common Name : Chocolate Log Stick Insect
Scientific Name : Dares philippinensis

Size : Adult/Sub-adult
Country of Origin : The Philippines

Status : Captive Bred
Food: Bramble

A lovely, small, stick insect species. Easy to keep, hardy and robust, a great beginners species. A non winged species. Approximate adult size: female 5cm and male 3cm.

 How I keep mine

I keep my Chocolate Log stick insects in a glass tank with coir on the base and pieces of bark to hide under. They are very easy to keep and due to their small size they do not need a lot of space. I feed them bramble once a week and spray their cage with tepid water every couple of days. They need some warmth and this can be provided by a small heat mat placed on the back or side of the tank. The coir helps maintain moisture and these stick insects also lay their eggs in it. The eggs take several months to hatch and the nymphs are very small so it is important to make sure that there are no gaps in your lid or the babies may escape! If using a plastic tank with vented lid it is very easy to place a square of net over the top and clip the lid onto it.

   

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Chocolate Log Stick Insect (Dares philippinensis) Adult/Sub-adult

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