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Fluker Farms - Live Crickets

Buy Fresh Live Crickets - Fluker's Cricket Farm is a premiere online supplier of cheap feeder insects for sale. Crickets are an excellent choice to offer as prey for your bearded dragon or other carnivorous reptile and also our best seller. We offer cost effective economy postal shipping methods as well as premium next day shipping options.

Don't forget to check out our other live feeder insects to go along with our crickets: Buy Live Mealworms  |  Buy Live Superworms  |  Buy Live Soldier Worms

Crickets (Acheta domesticus) from multiple farms throughout the country were mixed and bred for over 60 generations into a special strain called the “American Mix”. This is why our Acheta domestica have less mortality upon delivery and survive longer after they arrive, up to 8 weeks with proper care and nutrition.  We recommend a temperature range of 70-75F during the day and at night to keep their metabolism and immune system functioning properly. These insects are a rich source of protein and when gut loaded properly offer many other nutritional benefits to reptiles. Buy your reptile the best feeder insects for sale online today.

Feeder Crickets are available in sizes ranging from 1 week old (3/16 of an inch) to 6 weeks old adults (1 inch) and in quantities starting at 100. Looking for some alternative feeder insects options? We also offer 250ct 4-week-old crickets and 250ct medium mealworms mixed box. This is a great way to help diversify your reptiles live insect diet. When ordering the mix, both will be packaged loose together in the same box. Or consider a special colorful treat of live hornworms. Looking for just mealworms?  Feeding small reptiles or frogs? Consider ordering a live Flightless Fruit Flies Culture.

Help your feeder insects live longer and provide more nutrition to your reptiles with Fluker's feeder insect supplements. Check out our Orange Cube Complete Cricket Diet for a complete all in one food and water source. We also have two quencher products available, Original Quencher and Quencher with Calcium. Combine Fluker's Hi-Cal Cricket Diet with our quencher products to give you insects the nutrition your reptile requires.

During the winter months, we recommend checking our shipping information page before ordering live crickets or any other live insects. Extreme Cold or Hot temperatures can greatly impact the odds of receiving your crickets live and healthy. Take into consideration the transit time of your live insects prior to selecting a shipping method. See our Live Delivery Guarantee before placing your order.

*Please provide a valid physical address for shipping via Express Carriers. FedEx and UPS will not deliver to a PO Box. PO Box orders will need to be shipped USPS only. 
When will my order ship?
Is there any guarantee on live delivery?
Which shipping method should I choose?


Trying to transition your pet reptile from eating live insects to a freeze-dried diet?
Click here for live to freeze-dried tips.

For more information on how to care for your crickets, check out our Cricket Care Sheet.

Learn how to set up a cricket keeper in this video tutorial with David Fluker.

Live Delivery Guarantee Spring/Summer/Fall
We Guarantee Live Delivery of your insect order. Should you experience a problem we will issue a credit at our discretion the value of the lost insects. We do not credit, refund or guarantee the cost of shipping. The cost of shipping is final and non-refundable. We offer a great variety of shipping options from Fedex and United States Postal Service. These options vary greatly in service level and price. Please pick the option best suited for your area and needs. You have 2 business days from receipt of your order to report a loss. Please report all claims promptly. Claims made after the 2 business day notification window will not be honored. To request a credit please call our sales team at 1 800 735-8537 or use our Credit Request Form.
Live Delivery Guarantee Winter
Fluker Farms guarantees live delivery when temperatures are as low as 16 degrees at the destination and/or regional sort facilities during estimated transit times. While most insect growers simply refuse to ship at temperatures below this threshold, Fluker Farms recognizes how much you rely on live insect for your pet’s nourishment and feel you should have a choice in the matter. Therefore, we provide the following options when the weather drops to 0-15 degrees (we will not ship to any areas below 0 degrees). 

1) Ship Without Guarantee (SWG)-You can choose to have your insects shipped when the night time temperatures are between 0-15 degrees by selecting the SWG option, however, we cannot guarantee live delivery and NO REFUND will be given for insects that do not arrive alive. 
2) Hold For Weather (HFW)-If you choose the HFW option, your order may be held up to 7 days while we wait on improved shipping conditions. If after 7 days the weather doesn’t improve enough for your order to be shipped, it will be cancelled and any charges refunded. 

For your convenience we offer a variety of shipping methods from Fedex and the United States Postal Service. Please choose the method that is best suited for the conditions in your area. Keep in mind that although Fluker Farms will replace any insects that do not arrive alive (subject to the extreme weather policy outlined above), Fluker Farms DOES NOT guarantee any shipping charges. All shipping charges are final and non refundable. Please inspect your packages upon delivery and contact us immediately with any problems. All live insect claims must be made within 2 business days of delivery. To request a claim, please fill out our credit request form. All claims will be processed within 2 business days.

Go to Shipping Advisory to see if there are any weather advisories for your area. States listed in red currently have night-time temperatures of 15 degrees (F) or below: If you have any questions or concerns related to your state or our shipping policy please feel free to contact us or call (800) 735-8537.

When will my order ship?
We ship orders Monday-Friday according to the chart below. We do not ship on Saturday or Sunday.
Orders placed before 3pm CST Tuesday-Thursday and orders placed prior to 10am CST on Friday will ship same-day provided the selected Shipping service level is available that day (noted in green in table). If the shipping service level is not available for that day (noted in red in table), the order will be shipped on the following Monday.
*Same-day shipping may be affected by postal holidays. See Alerts
*USPS orders are not currently available for Monday shipment.
Shipping Service Level MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
FedEx Overnight Priority/Standard Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx 2nd Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Ground Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Home-Delivery Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Express Saver 3 Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
USPS First Class Est. Delivery: 2-5 days Ships Tuesday Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day
USPS Priority Mail Est. Delivery: 2-3 days Ships Tuesday Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day


Which shipping method should I choose?
We offer a wide variety of options for shipping your live insects. Using the chart above as reference, our customers can choose which shipping service will work best for them. It is important to take into account that transit times vary greatly between the different options. USPS First Class Mail can take up to 7 business days and Fedex Overnight is a one business day in transit service. What works well for some customers will not always work well for others. If it is during the hot summer months or cold winter months we recommend not using USPS First Class Mail because it is the slowest option and increases the risk of receiving your insects DOA. Make sure to check the weather, carefully taking into account transit time and places that your package will travel through. Also important to consider is the price between the shipping methods: USPS First Class Mail is the cheapest, Fedex Priority Overnight is the most expensive with many options in between. We try to provide as much information as possible but it is ultimately up to the customer to make the best choice based on weather and the quality of delivery services available to your area. 

212 Reviews

  • 5
    Great quality, service, and price

    Posted by Kent on Apr 30th 2022

    The crickets are high quality, and the price can't be beat. Even with the cost of overnight delivery, I pay less overall than I would at a local pet store and the crickets are in much better shape. The customer service with Fluker's is ALWAYS amazing. I highly recommend these people and this business. I've been using them for years. I live in New England and ship all the way from Louisiana.

  • 5

    Posted by Lori Colby on Apr 27th 2022

    Very healthy, great price and quick delivery. Yes, some may not be alive when you receive them but the majority do. I'm always satisfied with my purchases from Flukers.

  • 4

    Posted by Jenesis Emory on Apr 26th 2022

    Great customer service. We had an order with not all crickets making it (during a non freeze) and they sent new ones immediately. Good sized for what I ordered and haven’t heard my Beardie complain yet.

  • 5
    Live Crickets

    Posted by Kris on Apr 25th 2022

    I have tried ordering from multiple cricket farms over the years, and Fluker's has always been the best. The crickets arrive healthy, and stay healthy longer than any other farm I tried. Their subscription service is also great, with many options to suit my needs (frequency, shipping methods, etc.). Another thing I greatly appreciate is when there is bad weather in their area, they notify you of possible delays allowing me to temporarily make arrangements so my many reptiles and arachnids did not go hungry! I would give more than 5 stars if I could!

  • 5
    Great product, huge crickets, just right for nesting Blue Gills and Shell Crackers

    Posted by mike mullins on Apr 24th 2022

    Flukers is great to deal with. I have never had an issue with these folks. Super fast shipping and competitive pricing.

  • 2
    Another bug was sent with crickets

    Posted by Samantha on Feb 22nd 2022

    I've ordered from fluckers few times and their crickets are great! But I had noticed each time they came, there was an unknown species (to me) of a bug that came with them. I've never seen this kind of insect/bug in my life and definitely don't want it to come to my home again.

  • 2
    Half Dead

    Posted by Michelle on Feb 18th 2022

    it looks like i got almost half the crickets alive. the container was pretty cluttered so there were like chunks of dead crickets bunch together so i had to take the alive ones out. took like 6 days to get here so maybe if i lived closer there would be more alive? :(

  • 1
    All Dead

    Posted by Seth on Feb 9th 2022

    I was initially really excited to have an easier way to get crickets, but was disappointed when all them arrived dead. I waited for my second order and they were all dead again... I assumed a few would die, but not 100%. I cancelled my subscriptions. I'm sure if you live within a days shipping they come alive, but these buggers did not :( Just really disappointed. I don't think they should offer 7 day shipping if none of them are going to live OR maybe they could put come food or water in there? Idk but somethings off. one love <3

  • 1
    Hardly any alive

    Posted by Wes Dantzler on Dec 28th 2021

    I ordered these for 6 months while I was away and had a friend taking care of my chameleon. Continuously, each shipment, only about 10% of the crickets arrived alive. Disgusting waste of money and surely unhealthy for the crickets and my chameleon. I basically had no other alternative, but this was an awful waste and I recommend to no one.