Genuine Phoenix Worms (aka Black Soldier Fly larvae) have a naturally balanced calcium:phosphorus ratio and are the only calcium-rich feeder that can be safely fed as a staple.
Size: Large 3/4" (100ct Cup)
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Genuine Phoenix Worms have a naturally balanced calcium:phosphorus ratio and are the only calcium-rich feeder that can be safely fed as a staple.
Phoenix Worms (Hermetia illucens) are also a natural weapon against coccidia. In addition to having a perfect balance of calcium and phosphorus, Phoenix Worms provide high levels of natural lauric acid. Lauric acid is known for its excellent antimicrobial properties including potent activity against lipid coated viruses, clostridium, and pathogenic protozoa including coccidia. Lauric acid is a medium chain saturated fatty acid found in Phoenix Worms as well as some vegetable oils and in dairy products. 53% of the fat in Phoenix Worms is beneficial lauric acid, a proven antimicrobial especially effective against coccidiosis.
NOTE: The X-Small size worms are about the size of a termite. X-Smalls are a great choice for thumbnail dart frogs and are a good replacement for fruit flies. However, they are much too tiny to feed to baby bearded dragons who will not recognize them as a food item.