Darkling Beetle: Care, Info, Facts, Pictures & More!

Darkling Beetles (Zophobas morio) are popular in and out of the hobby, but not for their role as pets. Their larvae are often used to feed insect-eating pets such as reptiles and tarantulas. Chances are that you’ll recognize them as larvae and not beetles; however, they make ideal pets once they grow to be adults. … Read more

Top 10 Best Pet Beetle Species for Beginners (With Pictures)

Most people think about little garden dwellers when they hear the word beetle. However, they are amazing animals that come in a great variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. Some of them make great pets, thanks to their amazing appearances and behaviors. They’re very interesting to observe, and some can even be handled quite easily. … Read more

Blue Death Feigning Beetle: Care Sheet, Pictures & Facts

The Blue Death Feigning Beetle (Asbolus verrucosus) is a darkling beetle native to the United States. It is an attractive pet, especially if you’re interested in having communal insects in a large enclosure. They also have an interesting appearance, an intriguing defense mechanism, and they can live for over fifteen years! If you’re interested in … Read more

Goliath Beetle: Care Sheet, Facts, Pictures & Info

The Goliath Beetle is a large and bulky beetle native to Central Africa. Topping out at an impressive 4.3 inches these insects have an appealing appearance. They are easily identifiable thanks to the pattern in their pronotum. Their large size, unique appearance, and docile temperament have made them highly desired as pets. Today, we’re going … Read more

Rainbow Dung Beetle (Rainbow Scarab): Care, Facts & Pictures

The Rainbow Dung Beetle or Rainbow Scarab is a very unique beetle species. Unlike other dung beetles, the RDB displays bright and beautiful colors that make it a popular choice among hobbyists. It’s also very safe to handle and care for. It often chooses to play dead when it feels threatened instead of attacking; hence, … Read more

Rainbow Stag Beetle: Care Sheet, Facts, Pictures & Info

The Rainbow Stag Beetle (Phalacrognathus muelleri) is a popular choice for new as well as experienced insect keepers. They’re popular for being very beautiful and easy to care for. With bright metallic colors over its elytra, the Rainbow Stag Beetle is a welcome addition to any hobbyist’s collection. If you’re interested in getting one of … Read more

Hercules Beetle: Care Sheet, Facts, Photos & Info

The Hercules Beetle (Dynastes hercules) is the longest beetle in the world. With an incredible length of seven inches and an intimidating appearance, it bestows a powerful appearance that makes it an appealing pet. It’s also very strong, being able to exert up to thirty pounds of force, which means it’s as amazing as it … Read more

Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle: Care Sheet, Pictures & Facts

The Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle is a powerful and fiery insect. Able to catapult their rivals using their horns, these insects are amazingly strong animals. Popular in the Japanese culture, JRBs can be found in every pet store, where they make great choices for kids. Children in Japan love to play with these amazing insects in … Read more