Looking for Silent Crickets?

WE BREED 200,000 SILENT CRICKETS EVERY WEEK

Silent CricketsSilent crickets can be purchased in different sizes and different packs depending on the quantity and the size the customer requires. Packs vary from plastic pre pack tubs containing as few as 25 adult crickets to cloth sacks of crickets containing up to 500 of whatever size cricket the customer requires.

Silent crickets should be stored in a cool, dry, dark place – ideally between 16-20 degrees centigrade. Silent crickets that have been travelling overnight by courier or in the post need to be transferred to suitable storage containers on arrival. A deep container with smooth sides such as a glass or plastic tank with a very well ventilated but tight fitting lid is ideal. The crickets need perching areas to reduce stress. These can be provided in the form of cardboard egg trays which are ideal. A small saucer of Progrub placed in the tank will provide the crickets all the nutrition they need. Water can be given to the crickets by providing Solidwater gel available from Livefoods Direct.

Because silent crickets are a tropical species they do not travel well in extremely cold weather and may appear dead on arrival if temperatures fall below zero degrees Celsius in transit. If this should happen the crickets should be left in their shipping container and moved to a very warm room immediately. After 30 minutes the crickets should recover and can be handled and transferred to their storage container in the normal manner.

The Livefoods Direct team is highly skilled and committed to maintaining a high level of quality and service, giving you, the customer, the best deals possible.

Orders placed before Noon Monday to Thursday will be shipped the same day.  Take a look at our website and buy silent crickets today.

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February 2014 Promotions – Save an EXTRA 25% on Selected Items

February Promotions Livefoods Direct

PROMO CODE: feb14 at the checkout to save 25% on the items listed above

Save 25% on these items During Feburary 2014

Exo Terra Dishes
PT2801 Exo Terra Small Water Dish
PT2802 Medium Water Dish – Exo Terra
PT2803 Water Dish Large – Exo Terra
PT2804 Water Dish Extra Large – Exo Terra
PT2810 Gecko Dish Exto Terra
PT2811 Exo Terra Small Feeding Dish
PT2812 Feeding Dish Medium – Exo Terra
PT2813 Feeding Dish Extra Large – Exo Terra
PT2255 Exo Terra Std. Small Faunarium
PT2260 Exo Terra Std. Medium Faunarium
PT2265 Exo Terra Std. Large Faunarium
PT2300 Exo Terra Medium Flat Faunarium
PT2310 Exo Terra Large Flat Faunarium
Repti Glo Lamps
PT2186 Repti Glo 5.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 13w – Exo Terra
PT2187 Repti Glo 5.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 26w – Exo Terra
PT2188 Repti Glo 10.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 13w – Exo Terra
PT2189 Repti Glo 10.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 26w – Exo Terra
PT2192 Solar Glo Sun Simulating Lamp 125w – Exo Terra
PT2193 Solar Glo Sun Simulating Lamp160w – Exo Terra
Rain Forest / Savannah Substrates
RAINF5 Rain Forest Substrate Fine 5 Ltrs
RAINF10 Rain Forset Substrate Fine 10 Ltrs
RAINC5 Rain Forest Substrate Coarse 5 Ltrs
RAINC10 Rain Forset Substrate Coarse 10 Ltrs
BCF5 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Fine 5 Ltrs
BCF10 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Fine 10 Ltrs
BCC5 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Coarse 5 Ltrs
BCC10 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Coarse 10 Ltrs
Bulbs / Holders
CERAMIC40 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 40w
CERAMIC60 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 60w
CERAMIC100 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 100w
CERAMIC150 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 150w
CERFLAT100 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 100w
CERFLAT150 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 150w
CERFLAT250 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 250w
LHFIT Ceramic Suspension Lampholder
LHBASE Ceramic base Fitting Lampholder
Thermostats
MINISTAT100 Ministat 100
MINISTAT300 Ministat 300
B1 B1 – Miicroclimate Dimming Thermostat
B2 B2 – Pulse Proportional Thermostat
B1ME B1ME – Microclimate Magic Eye Dimming Thermostat
B2ME B2ME- Microclimate Magic Eye Pulse Proportional Thermostat

Click here to view products and place your order online

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January Promotions for 2014 – Save an EXTRA 25% on Selected Items

January Promotions

 

PROMO CODE: JAN14 at the checkout to save 25% on these items in January 2014

Exo Terra Thermometer/ Hygrometer
PT2455 Liquid Crystal Thermometer
PT2465 Dial Thermometer
PT2466 Hygrometer
PT2470 Combination Thermometer & Hygrometer
PT2472 Digital Thermometer With Probe
PT2477 Digital Hygrometer With Probe
Exo Terra Infrared Basking Spots
PT2142 Infrared Basking Spot 75w ES
PT2144 Infrared Basking Spot 100w ES
Exo Terra Halogen Basking Spots 50w ES
PT2181 Halogen Basking Spot 50w ES
PT2182 Halogen Basking Spot 75w ES
Exo Terra Hides
PT2864 Gecko Cave Small
PT2865 Gecko Cave Medium
PT2866 Gecko Cave Large
PT2867 Crystal Cave Medium
PT2868 Crystal Cave Large
Fluorescents Lamps
NAR18 Narva Reptilight 18” 15w
NAR24 Narva Reptilight 24” 18w
NAR30 Narva Reptilight 30” 25w
NAR36 Narva ReptiLight 36” 30w
Ultratherm Aztec Heat Strips
HSTR1 Heat Strip 17 x 6
HSTR2 Heat Strip 23 x 6
HSTR3 Heat Strip 35 x 6
HSTR4 Heat Strip 47 x 6
Ultratherm Aztec Heat Mats
HM1 Heat Mat 6 x 11
HM2 Heat Mat 11 x 11
HM3 Heat Mat 17×11
HM4 Heat Mat 23 x 11
Supplements
RLCD500 Reptiluxe Calci Pure 100g
RLCD501 Reptiluxe Calci Pure 250g
RLCP502 Reptiluxe Calci Phos 100g
RLCP503 Reptiluxe Calci Phos 250g

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December Promotions – Save 25% on Selected Items

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PROMO CODE: DEC13 at the checkout to save 25% on these items in December 2013

Exo Terra Repti Glo Fluorescent Bulbs Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2159 Repti Glo 5.0 38cm (15”)
PT2160 Repti Glo 5.0 46cm (18”)
PT2161 Repti Glo 5.0 61cm (24”)
PT2162 Repti Glo 5.0 76cm (30”)
PT2163 Repti Glo 5.0 91cm (36”)
PT2164 Repti Glo 5.0 107cm (42”)
PT2165 Repti Glo 5.0 122cm (48”)
PT2169 Repti Glo 10.0 38cm (15”)
PT2170 Repti Glo 10.0 46cm (18”)
PT2171 Repti Glo 10.0 61cm (24”)
PT2172 Repti Glo 10.0 76cm (30”)
PT2173 Repti Glo 10.0 91cm (36”)
PT2174 Repti Glo 10.0 107cm (42”)
PT2175 Repti Glo 10.0 122cm (48”)
Exo Terra Night Heat Lamps Minimum 4 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2122 Night Heat Lamp 25w ES
PT2124 Night Heat Lamp 40w ES
Exo Terra Daytime Heat Lamps Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2104 Daytime Heat Lamp 40w ES
PT2110 Daytime Heat Lamp 60w ES
PT2111 Daytime Heat Lamp 100w ES
Exo Terra Hides Minimum 3 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2855 Primate Skull
PT2856 Crocodile Skull
PT2857 Buffalo Skull
Microclimate Heat Mats Mix ‘N’ Match 6
MC7 Heat Mat 7×12”
MC10 Heat Mat 10×12”
MC16 Heat Mat 16.5×12”
MC22 Heat Mat 22.5×12”
MC28 Heat Mat 28.5×12”
MC35 Heat Mat 35×12”
MC47 Heat Mat 47×12”
Microclimate Thermostats 4 Mix ‘N’ Match
MINISTAT100 Microclimate Mat Stat 100w
MINISTAT300 Microclimate Mat Stat 300w
B1 Microclimate B1 Dimmer
B2 Microclimate B2 Pulse Proportional
B1ME Microclimate B1ME Magic Eye Dimmer
B2ME Microclimate B2ME Magic Eye Pulse Propor- tional
Substrates
RAINF5 Rainforest Fine 5 Litres
RAINF10 Rainforest Fine 10Litres
RAINC5 Rainforest Course 5 Litres
RAINC10 Rainforest Course 10 Litres
BCF5 Beech Chips Fine 5 Litres
BCF10 Beech Chip Fine 10 Litres
BCC5 Beech Chip Course 5 Litres
BCC10 Beech Chip Course 10 Litres

Click here to place your order online as normal

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WIN £60 Worth of Live Foods PLUS Get A 10% OFF ALL Purchases Code!

Livefoods Direct Christmas CompetitionIn the run up to Christmas, we have decided to run a competition to WIN £10 every month to spend on a livefoods order with us, spread over 6 whole months!!

Throughout the competition period, we’re also giving you a 10% OFF ALL PURCHASES discount code (details below)!!

The Competition:

As with our previous competition, throughout the 6 month period the winner will be entitled to spend £10 each month with us on any live foods that we have available on our website. Once we’ve contacted the winner, all you have to do is email or phone us with your order and we’ll send it off to you each month, it’s that simple!

If you’d like to enter our competition, then please send an email to comp@livefoodsdirect.co.uk with the subject header ‘I want free live foods for Xmas!’ along with your name and address in the email.

For an additional entry please share this competition with your Facebook or Twitter friends.

10% Discount Code:

The 10% OFF ALL purchases discount code is xmas13. Once you’ve added your items to the basket on our website,  go to the basket and in the ‘Promotional Codes’ section at the bottom of the basket area, click ‘remove’ (circled in red on the  screenshot below) on the right hand side and enter the code.

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Competition Rules:

Competition starts on 01st December 2013 and ends at midnight on 31st December 2013, UK entrants only.

The winner will be picked at random and notified after the competition closing date by email. You will then need to email or phone us with your order each month to the value of £10 or more if you’d like to pay the difference.

We’ll give you a unique password to tell us when you place your order either by phone or email to ensure the correct winner can claim their prize.

Good luck everyone!

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Christmas & New Year Deliveries 2013

Here’s our Christmas and New Year delivery times to make sure you all get your orders when you need them over the festive period.

Click the link >> xmas posting 2013

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Energy Savings for Livefoods Direct

Read how we are teaming up with Yorkshire energy management specialist Orchard Energy to achieve major energy savings. Article here.

Livefoods Direct energy savings

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November Promotions – Save 25% on Selected Items

November promotion

Save 25% on these items During November 2013.  Enter PROMO CODE: nov13 at the checkout

Exo Terra Dishes
PT2801 Exo Terra Small Water Dish
PT2802 Medium Water Dish – Exo Terra
PT2803 Water Dish Large – Exo Terra
PT2804 Water Dish Extra Large – Exo Terra
PT2810 Gecko Dish Exto Terra
PT2811 Exo Terra Small Feeding Dish
PT2812 Feeding Dish Medium – Exo Terra
PT2813 Feeding Dish Extra Large – Exo Terra
PT2255 Exo Terra Std. Small Faunarium
PT2260 Exo Terra Std. Medium Faunarium
PT2265 Exo Terra Std. Large Faunarium
PT2300 Exo Terra Medium Flat Faunarium
PT2310 Exo Terra Large Flat Faunarium

Repti Glo Lamps
PT2186 Repti Glo 5.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 13w – Exo Terra
PT2187 Repti Glo 5.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 26w – Exo Terra
PT2188 Repti Glo 10.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 13w – Exo Terra
PT2189 Repti Glo 10.0 Compact Tropical Lamp 26w – Exo Terra
PT2192 Solar Glo Sun Simulating Lamp 125w – Exo Terra
PT2193 Solar Glo Sun Simulating Lamp160w – Exo Terra

Rain Forest / Savannah Substrates
RAINF5 Rain Forest Substrate Fine 5 Ltrs
RAINF10 Rain Forset Substrate Fine 10 Ltrs
RAINC5 Rain Forest Substrate Coarse 5 Ltrs
RAINC10 Rain Forset Substrate Coarse 10 Ltrs
BCF5 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Fine 5 Ltrs
BCF10 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Fine 10 Ltrs
BCC5 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Coarse 5 Ltrs
BCC10 Savannah Beech Chip Substrate Coarse 10 Ltrs

Bulbs / Holders
CERAMIC40 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 40w
CERAMIC60 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 60w
CERAMIC100 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 100w
CERAMIC150 Ceramic Conical Infra Red Heat Bulb 150w
CERFLAT100 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 100w
CERFLAT150 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 150w
CERFLAT250 Ceramic Flat Infra Red Heat Bulb 250w
LHFIT Ceramic Suspension Lampholder
LHBASE Ceramic base Fitting Lampholder

Thermostats
MINISTAT100 Ministat 100
MINISTAT300 Ministat 300
B1 B1 – Miicroclimate Dimming Thermostat
B2 B2 – Pulse Proportional Thermostat
B1ME B1ME – Microclimate Magic Eye Dimming Thermostat
B2ME B2ME- Microclimate Magic Eye Pulse Proportional Thermostat

See Novembers promotional products here

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October Promotions – 25% Off Selected Products

October Promotions

Save 25% on these items During October 2013

Exo Terra Thermometer/ Hygrometer Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2455 Liquid Crystal Thermometer
PT2465 Dial Thermometer
PT2466 Hygrometer
PT2470 Combination Thermometer & Hygrometer
PT2472 Digital Thermometer With Probe
PT2477 Digital Hygrometer With Probe

Exo Terra Infrared Basking Spots
PT2142 Infrared Basking Spot 75w ES
PT2144 Infrared Basking Spot 100w ES

Exo Terra Halogen Basking Spots 50w ES
PT2181 Halogen Basking Spot 50w ES
PT2182 Halogen Basking Spot 75w ES

Exo Terra Hides Minimum 3 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2864 Gecko Cave Small
PT2865 Gecko Cave Medium
PT2866 Gecko Cave Large
PT2867 Crystal Cave Medium
PT2868 Crystal Cave Large

Fluorescents Lamps Minimum 3 Mix ‘N’ Match
NAR18 Narva Reptilight 18” 15w
NAR24 Narva Reptilight 24” 18w
NAR30 Narva Reptilight 30” 25w
NAR36 Narva ReptiLight 36” 30w

Ultratherm Aztec Heat Strips Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
HSTR1 Heat Strip 17 x 6
HSTR2 Heat Strip 23 x 6
HSTR3 Heat Strip 35 x 6
HSTR4 Heat Strip 47 x 6

Ultratherm Aztec Heat Mats Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
HM1 Heat Mat 6 x 11
HM2 Heat Mat 11 x 11
HM3 Heat Mat 17×11
HM4 Heat Mat 23 x 11

Supplements Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
RLCD500 Reptiluxe Calci Pure 100g
RLCD501 Reptiluxe Calci Pure 250g
RLCP502 Reptiluxe Calci Phos 100g
RLCP503 Reptiluxe Calci Phos 250g
Offer Only Available for October 2013

See products in the promotion here

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Our Mobile Website Is Now Live

Livefoods Direct Mobile WebsiteWe’re pleased to announce that our mobile website is now live!

This is great news because it makes browsing through our products and ordering on your mobile phone or tablet extremely easy and convenient.

You can now place your order with us on the go, wherever you are!

Let us know what you think!

 

 

 

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September Promotions – 25% Off

Live Foods Direct September PromotionsSAVE 25% on these items During September 2013, enter PROMO CODE: SEPT13 at the checkout

Exo Terra Repti Glo Fluorescent Bulbs Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2159 Repti Glo 5.0 38cm (15”)
PT2160 Repti Glo 5.0 46cm (18”)
PT2161 Repti Glo 5.0 61cm (24”)
PT2162 Repti Glo 5.0 76cm (30”)
PT2163 Repti Glo 5.0 91cm (36”)
PT2164 Repti Glo 5.0 107cm (42”)
PT2165 Repti Glo 5.0 122cm (48”)
PT2169 Repti Glo 10.0 38cm (15”)
PT2170 Repti Glo 10.0 46cm (18”)
PT2171 Repti Glo 10.0 61cm (24”)
PT2172 Repti Glo 10.0 76cm (30”)
PT2173 Repti Glo 10.0 91cm (36”)
PT2174 Repti Glo 10.0 107cm (42”)
PT2175 Repti Glo 10.0 122cm (48”)

Exo Terra Night Heat Lamps Minimum 4 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2122 Night Heat Lamp 25w ES
PT2124 Night Heat Lamp 40w ES

Exo Terra Daytime Heat Lamps Minimum 6 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2104 Daytime Heat Lamp 40w ES
PT2110 Daytime Heat Lamp 60w ES
PT2111 Daytime Heat Lamp 100w ES

Exo Terra Hides Minimum 3 Mix ‘N’ Match
PT2855 Primate Skull
PT2856 Crocodile Skull
PT2857 Buffalo Skull

Microclimate Heat Mats Mix ‘N’ Match 6
MC7 Heat Mat 7×12”
MC10 Heat Mat 10×12”
MC16 Heat Mat 16.5×12”
MC22 Heat Mat 22.5×12”
MC28 Heat Mat 28.5×12”
MC35 Heat Mat 35×12”
MC47 Heat Mat 47×12”

Microclimate Thermostats 4 Mix ‘N’ Match
MINISTAT100 Microclimate Mat Stat 100w
MINISTAT300 Microclimate Mat Stat 300w
B1 Microclimate B1 Dimmer
B2 Microclimate B2 Pulse Proportional
B1ME Microclimate B1ME Magic Eye Dimmer
B2ME Microclimate B2ME Magic Eye Pulse Propor- tional

Substrates
RAINF5 Rainforest Fine 5 Litres
RAINF10 Rainforest Fine 10Litres
RAINC5 Rainforest Course 5 Litres
RAINC10 Rainforest Course 10 Litres
BCF5 Beech Chips Fine 5 Litres
BCF10 Beech Chip Fine 10 Litres
BCC5 Beech Chip Course 5 Litres
BCC10 Beech Chip Course 10 Litres

See promotional products here.

 

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WIN £45 worth of Live Foods Spread Over 3 Months!

Win Live FoodWe’re running a competition for one lucky winner to win £15 per month to spend on a livefoods order with us, spread over 3 months.

Throughout the 3 month period the winner will be entitled to spend £15 each month with us on any live foods that we have available on our website. Once we’ve contacted the winner, all you have to do is email or phone us with your order and we’ll send it off to you each month, it’s that simple!

If you’d like to enter then send an email to comp@livefoodsdirect.co.uk with the subject header ‘I want free live food!’ along with your name and address in the email.

Please share this competition with your Facebook or Twitter friends and for an additional entry follow us on Twitter and retweet our competition.

The Rules

Competition closes at midnight on 4th October 2013, UK entrants only.

The winner will be picked at random and notified after the competition closing date by email. You will then need to email or phone us with your order each month to the value of £15 or more if you’d like to pay the difference.

We’ll give you a unique password to tell us when you place your order either by phone or email to ensure the correct winner can claim their prize.

Good luck!!

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Live Mealworms 100% Fresh

Every week we produce over 9 million mealworms! Take a look at our video and see how we look after our live insects and are able to deliver our quality products to you all

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Where do your live food orders come from?

Take a look at our video to see where your live food orders come from and how we keep all of our insects happy before they are sold onto our mail order customers, pet shops, garden centres and zoos.

Every 7 days we produce approximately 2.5 million live crickets, 110,000 locusts, 9 million mealworms as well as other species that we sell.

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Welcome to our blog

Livefoods Direct LogoWelcome to Livefoods Direct’s new blog!  We’ve set this up to give our customers lots of information on our products, reviews, special offers and tips & advice on anything related to live food.

We have been breeding quality live food since 1981 and are the UK’s largest producer run from 4 sites with our main factory being 45,000 square feet.  Specialists in breeding a wide range of invertebrate species including live mealworms, waxworms, locusts, black crickets, banded crickets and silent crickets available in a range of sizes.  We also sell other live insects, frozen animals and accessories for your reptiles, live food and bird products.

Each week throughout the year Livefoods Direct breeds anything from approximately 1.5 to 3.5 tonnes of mealworms per week, making us the largest producer of Mealworm in the UK. Alongside this we produce up to 1,000,000 Banded Crickets, 500,000 Silent Crickets, 500,000 Black Crickets and 150,0000 locusts per week.

Our live food is sent to you direct from the breeder and packed daily to ensure they’re 100% fresh on the day they are despatched.   We offer free delivery on all live food orders which are covered by our live arrival guarantee.

We hope you find our blog useful and would love to hear from you, so please join in and comment on our posts.  If there’s anything particular that  you’d like us to write about then let us know!

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