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Same day dispatch if you order before 12.30pm

Only £1.99 delivery - a special delivery rate for all live food

Exclusive to The Pet Express! We can now offer live reptile food in ultra convenient letterbox sized boxes, saving you time and hassle as there’s no more waiting in for your live food deliveries.

* Please note these are designed to fit standard letterboxes, and might not fit through some. As a precaution please ensure there is a neighbour to sign on your behalf just due to the fragile nature of the goods.

We have two available combinations:

  • 4 x Slots (2nd and larger only) -  Each slot must be filled with 2nd stage and larger insects.
  • 6 x Slots (3 x 2nd and larger) and (3 x hatchlings and 1st) - 3 of the slots must be filled with 2nd stage and larger insects, the other 3 slots must be filled with hatchlings and 1st stage insects.


House Brown Crickets (Acheta Domesticus)

House Brown Crickets (Acheta Domesticus) are easily digestible due to their soft-bodies. A hardy and cold-tolerant species of cricket means they withstand the winter well.

  • Soft-bodied
  • Hardy, cold-tolerant cricket
  • Available in a wide variety of sizes


Banded Brown Crickets (Gryllodes Sigillatus)

Smaller than other species of cricket, Banded Brown Crickets are excellent climbers and make a great meal or treat for most reptiles or amphibians.

  • Smallest species of cricket
  • Excellent climbers
  • Available in a wide variety of sizes from 1st to large


Black Crickets (Gryllus Bimaculatus)

A hardy, cold-tolerant cricket, Black Crickets can grow to over 30mm in length. Extremely popular in the winter months as Black Crickets can tolerate lower temperatures than the two brown species of crickets currently sold.

  • Hardy, cold-tolerant cricket
  • Very popular during the winter months
  • Available in a wide variety of sizes from 1st to large


Locusts (Schistocerca Gregaria)

Locusts are an extremely popular source of live food, particularly amongst Bearded Dragon Keepers. 

  • An extremely popular source of live food
  • Best known for their quiet, non-invasive behaviour
  • Available in a wide variety of sizes


Silent Crickets (Gryllus Assimilis)

Silent Crickets are the larger species of brown cricket, and whilst not completely silent, they are the quietest species of cricket commercially available.

  • Larger species of brown cricket
  • Available in two sizes
  • Quietest cricket of all, albeit not silent!


Cockroaches (Blaptica Dubia)

Dubia Roaches are approximately 25-30mm long and are available in a pack of 6. A medium sized species of cockroach, Dubia Roaches are easy to handle, very nutritious and easy to digest. A great alternative to crickets as they do not jump and they are silent!

  • Excellent feeder insects
  • Quiet
  • Unable to jump
  • Very nutritious
  • One size only


Morioworms (Zophobos Morio)

Morioworms are approximately 40-50mm long. Most larger lizards love eating Morioworms either as a part of their staple diet or even as a treat.

  • Beetle larvae bred for the reptile, fish and bird market
  • Larger worm favoured by lizards, turtles, frogs, birds and Koi fish
  • Similar nutritional content to mealworms


Mini Mealworms (Tenebrio Molitor)

High in protein and fat, Mini Mealworms are ideal for smaller sized reptiles. Mealworms are also popular in bird feeders for wild birds.

  • High in protein and fat
  • Approximately 15-18mm long
  • Ideal for smaller to medium sized reptiles as well as wild birds
  • Different sized packs available


Mealworms (Tenebrio Molitor)

Mealworms are approximately 18-26mm long. Mealworms are often selected for their high levels of important vitamins, fats and proteins and form part of many reptiles' balanced diet. Easy to care for and extremely easy for your reptile to eat - just place them in a suitable feeding dish!

  • Beetle larvae bred for the reptile, fish and bird market
  • High in protein and fat
  • Ideal for smaller to medium sized reptiles as well as wild bird
  • Also popular in bird feeders for wild birds.


Calci Worms (Hermetia Illucens)

Calci Worms are the larvae of the Black Soldier Fly. Highly nutritious, low in fat and very high in calcium, Calci Worms are ready to serve straight from their pot!

  • Larvae of the Black Soldier Fly
  • 10mm long
  • Highly nutritious
  • Serve straight from the pot!


Waxworms (Galleria Mellonella)

Waxmoth Larvae are the soft-bodied larvae stage of the Lesser Waxmoth, commonly know as Waxworms.  Packed with vitamins and minerals, Waxworms make an excellent treat for healthy reptiles and for reptiles that need conditioning. They are also a popular choice amongst bird and fish keepers.

  • Approximately 15-20mm long,
  • Excellent treat for healthy reptiles or reptiles that need conditioning
  • Popular amongst bird and fish keepers


Pachnoda Grub (Pachnoda Marginata)

Pachnoda Grubs are the soft-bodied larvae stage of the fruit beetle Pachnoda marginata, also known as Sun Beetles. With soft bodies, like Waxworms, Pachnoda Grubs make ideal treats for feeding to carnivorous and insectivorous reptiles and insect eating birds.

  • Soft-bodied larvae stage of the fruit beetle Pachnoda marginata
  • 25-35mm long
  • Pack of 10


Earthworms (Dendrobena)

Earthworms are enjoyed by those reptiles and amphibians that prefer soft and moist food. Favoured by invertebrates, Dendrobaena worms are also well suited to larger reptiles and amphibians, as they can be up to 50-75mm long. Extremely lively and easy to look after, Earthworms are rich in protein and calcium and should form part of a balanced diet.

  • Favoured by invertebrates
  • Well suited to larger reptiles and amphibians
  • Easy to look after
  • Rich in protein and calcium



Customer Reviews 5.0 5 5.0/5 Based on 2 reviews


Very convenient bug delivery Reviewed by Anonymous on 11 Jul 2019

Bugs arrived in perfect condition and full of life! Packaging and tub reinforcements held up well and Royal Mail could deliver it through my letterbox whilst I was at work, very convenient.


Good Reviewed by Martin.gavin on 01 Jul 2019

Good variety

Free delivery on orders over £45

Spend over £45 and we'll deliver your order using a Next Day delivery service for free!*

All delivery charges will be automatically shown at the checkout. We're very sorry but this offer does not apply to UK Highlands and Islands postcodes.

Orders under £45

Order Weight Delivery Service Delivery Price
Under 2kg UK Mail Next Day £3.99

2kg - 6kg

UK Mail Next Day £4.49
6kg - 30kg UK Mail Next Day £5.99
30kg+ UK Mail Next Day £0.32p per kg

*For orders over £45 where the total order weight is greater than 30kg, the delivery for the first 30kg will be free and then just 32p per kg thereafter.

How quickly will my order arrive?

Our aim is to dispatch all items within the allocated dispatch times (Same day/24 hour/48 hour dispatch). Please note if your order contains multiple items, the order dispatch time will be from the item with the longest dispatch time to ensure you receive your whole order in a single delivery. All of our products state how long the dispatch time will be for that product before you add to the cart. All orders are sent using a next working day delivery service. You should receive your item from 1 - 2 working days after dispatch. Bulky items may incur an extra 24hr delay.

We will send you a notification email when your order has been dispatched.

While we always try our best to dispatch every order following the above guidelines, during extremely busy periods dispatch times may increase by up to one day. We will keep you updated on the status of your order via email.

Delivery notifications

We will email you when your order is dispatched by us and our courier will email you on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.

If you provide a mobile number when you checkout, our courier will also send an SMS message on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.

Order Tracking

You will receive an email to confirm we have received your order and that your payment has been accepted. You will also receive an email when your order has been dispatched.

In your dispatch confirmation email we will include any relevant tracking numbers, allowing you to track your parcel on the UK Mail website

If you provide a mobile number when you checkout, our courier will send an SMS message on the day of delivery with a 1-hour delivery slot.

Manage your delivery

We have teamed up with UK Mail to provide our customers with the best delivery service possible which is both fast and flexible.

If we miss you on the first delivery attempt, we will try again the next working day. Alternatively, you can visit and easily re-arrange your delivery to something which suits you better! You can choose from the following options:

  • Collect from depot
  • Leave in a safe place
  • Leave with a neighbour
  • Request a different delivery day

Free delivery for local postcodes

If you live within five miles of any of our Plymouth, Paignton, Torquay or Exeter shops listed you can get FREE delivery on orders over £20. The delivery cost will automatically be removed as soon as you enter your shipping address during the checkout. Click here to see full addresses.

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Here at The Pet Express we want you to enjoy every time you shop with us. Occasionally we know you may want to return items, we have tried to make our terms as clear as possible to avoid any nasty surprises.

  • Products can be returned up to 14 days from date of delivery for a full refund or exchange.
  • Any free gifts must be returned with your order or we withhold the right to deduct the RRP value of the free gift from your refund.
  • We are unable to accept part used returns of food, engraved ID tags, damaged products (unless delivered damaged) or veterinary medicines.
  • You are responsible for the cost of returning the product back to us, unless they arrive damaged, faulty or the incorrect item is delivered.
  • The product must be in its original packaging, unopened and in a re-saleable condition and the cost of collection or return will remain at your charge. 
  • We only accept returns for products that have been purchased through us.
  • Medicines: We regret that we cannot, by law, accept returns of any medication including all flea treatments and wormers. If you return a medicine to us all we can do is dispose of it for you as it cannot be resold.

Please see our full returns policy for more information.