We wanted to start an ant farm, but we also wanted our ants to be big to make viewing easier. We choose the species Camponotus herculeanus as this species of ant are huge.
My daughter wanted a leaf insect for quite some time so we decided to get her one. leaf insects make great pets for children, they are fascinating creatures.
We have owned spiders before, but we are brand new to jumping spiders. At first, I was a bit wary given the name, but these spiders are not only the cutest things you will ever see; they are very curious too, which makes them a great pet because they will happily interact with you.