Zoo Med Can O' Crickets Reptile & Bird Food, 1.2-oz can

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Zoo Med Can O' Crickets Reptile & Bird Food is the latest in reptile nutrition and convenience. Feeder insects are cooked in the can to lock in flavor and freshness. This process also softens the exoskeleton for easier digestion. These adult-size crickets are ideal for most lizards, turtles, fish, birds and small animals. Every can is filled with 60 farm-raised crickets. It’s a much more convenient way to feed your pet than having to store live insects until mealtime.

Key Benefits
  • Perfect for reptiles, birds, and amphibians, it makes feeding easy!
  • Locked in flavor and freshness with natural juices preserved in the can
  • Softened exoskeleton makes for easier digestion
  • A great alternative to buying live food and having to store it, you can always be prepared by having a can on hand
  • Complete nutrition and convenience in a resealable can

Not for human consumption.

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  • Item Number
  • Fish Type

    Tropical Freshwater

  • Food Form

    Crickets, Wet Food

  • Reptile Type


  • Small Pet Type


Nutritional Info

Farm raised Crickets (Gryllus Linnaeus).

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein 20.0% min
Crude Fat 5.0% min
Crude Fiber 1.0% max
Crude Ash 3.0% max
Moisture 75.0% max
Feeding Instructions

For lizards, snakes, and amphibians: Spoon out the appropriate amount for the size animal you are feeding. Do not use for hatchling lizards or small (2" and under) amphibians.

For water turtles: Feed as much as they can consume in 5 minutes. Net out and discard any uneaten food.


A Walk on the Wild Side

Zoo Med makes it their mission to provide reptiles and other exotic pets with the very best food, supplements and habitats. This company of passionate hobbyists knows that not all pets are furry with four paws and offers a true understanding of reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. Whether you're new to reptile care and fishkeeping or are an experienced breeder, Zoo Med covers it all.

A Walk on the Wild Side

An Exotic Diet for an Exotic Pet

When it comes to your pet's dinner, the menu consists of worms, crickets and snails galore. Zoo Med offers a wide range of nutritious and tasty food to feed every exotic pet a special diet that's made just for them.

Turtles and Tortoises

Turtles and Tortoises: From treats to whole diets, Zoo Med provides a nutritional boost to fit any turtle or tortoise want or need.


Lizards: For pets like bearded dragons, there's a selection of tasty options, including cans of mealies, grasshoppers and caterpillars and complete pellet diets.


Fish: Your tropical fish enjoys a treat every now and then, and Zoo Med offers a tasty variety to choose from.


Frogs: Including high-protein, sinking pellets that mimic what frogs would eat in the wild, this frog food is just what you need to keep your amphibian jumping.

Give Him an Extra Boost

Give Him an Extra Boost

Because any pet could benefit from a little extra care, Zoo Med makes supplements that will help fortify your exotic pet's health and environment. Feeding him a supplement, in addition to his healthful meal, can be the extra step that it takes to keep your frog, lizard, turtle or fish happy and healthy.

Rest, Relax and Thrive

Every exotic pet needs a place to call their own, and Zoo Med makes it easy to keep them comfortable and thriving.



Mimic the true feel of a tropical or desert climate with lighting that gives reptiles the warmth of a natural habitat. The selection includes long-lasting bulbs that require minimal maintenance and infrared lights that won't disturb sleep patterns.



With bedding made from renewable sources like coconut husks that allow animals to burrow and nest as they would in the wild, consider Zoo Med your source to create a home within your home.

About Zoo Med

About Zoo Med

Since 1977, Zoo Med has been manufacturing products for reptiles, amphibians, birds and aquatic pets. Led by experience and dedication, they provide truly innovative products, with an emphasis on efficiency and minimizing environmental impact. At Zoo Med, they are never satisfied with the status quo, which is why they constantly strive to bring the latest and greatest options right into the homes of the pet lovers that need them.

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  • Lizard LOVED them...but went moldy :(

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    My full-grown beardie loved them, but the first can I bought I kept in the fridge and they molded after a week. I figured they weren't supposed to be in there, so the next can I set out and they molded after 2 days. Would love to get them again because Mushu loved them so much, but how many can he eat in just a few days??? BUMMED.

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  • Zoo Med Can o' Crickets

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    I really thought our bearded dragons would love these, but after opening the first can, the smell was so bad, worse than dead crickets, seemed liked the can was very old worse smell ever. The bearded dragons wouldn't touch it at all, we thought after a day they would but NOPE. This was a waste of money.

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  • Absolutely amazing

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    My bearded dragon Violet absolutely loves these! Once she sees me walk towards her terrarium with these she absolutely loses it and eats them up! But remember, all reptiles have their own personalities which includes their likes and dislikes.

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    The container doesn't tell you, but these are large crickets. Meant for bearded dragons and iguanas. They have a strong smell, but they are great. I cut them up and gave them to my anoles and they ate them okay.

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  • Iggy biggy Love's his crickets

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    A little bigger than the normal ones he normally eats but he enjoys them just as much cheaper price and better quality of them would how ever recommend them for bigger lizards he's still a bit little

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  • Smell bad and are too big for little beardies

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    They aren't horrible but they are a bit too big, they can smell bad so I place them in a ziploc bag, worked great and they seem to enjoy them overall, I will probably get them more when my beardies are bigger.

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  • Large crickets

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    These were very large crickets, they ended up being too large for my small birds but the chickens loved them. They were excellent quality, and reasonable in price

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  • Great for Reptiles

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    If it can't be live, this is the next best thing. Crickets are whole not pieces and it's a good large sized cricket. My turtles and bearded dragon live it.

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  • Don’t recommend

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    Don’t recommend started getting mold in a few days . Had to throw more then half a can away. Also did not state on site that they were Huge

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  • My hedgehog and turtle both love them!

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    Remember to refrigerate after opening though! I forgot to the 1st time and they quickly got gross.

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