Exotic Nutrition Live Mealworms

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About This Item


  • Live worms are sure to stimulate your pal’s natural hunting instincts.
  • Great for animals who love insects, like chickens, hedgehogs, squirrels, and reptiles.
  • Full of nutritious goodies like protein, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and fat.
  • These live mealworms ship in a cloth bag instead of a plastic cup, allowing them to stay cooler during transit and ensuring more wiggling worms upon arrival.
  • Live mealworms deliver more nourishment than other canned or dried options.

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Health FeatureAppetite Stimulation
Special DietHigh-Protein, Non-GMO

Questions & Answers

8 Customer Questions

Can these reproduce for farming?
Answer by ChewyApr 29, 2021
These meal worms can be bred and raised. You can start with as few as 150 live mealworms, but it is recommended starting off with at least 500.

what do I feed them
Answer by ChewyAug 27, 2021
Add about ½ cup of fresh (raw) vegetables to your mealworm storage container for feeding. Cut raw potatoes and raw carrots into 1 inch x 3 inches pieces and spread throughout the container for the mealworms. The mealworms may pull the food under the bedding to eat it, which is completely normal. Some moisture is necessary for the mealworms to drink. While the raw vegetables contain some moisture, it is best to add more by using Thirsty Cricket (gel water source). To gut load, mix Mealworm Chow in with the Mealworm Keeper at a 1:9 ratio (1/3 cup of Chow per 3 cups Keeper).

why did i receive babies?
Answer by ChewyOct 17, 2021
The duration of the life cycle will depend on the temperature the mealworms are stored. If all goes well, you should have mealworms to use as feeders within about 3 months. The mealworm will stay in the larvae stage for about 4-6 weeks. The duration of the pupa stage usually lasts around 1-3 weeks. Once the pupa turns into an adult beetle it will reproduce and lay eggs until the life cycle ends and the beetle dies. With this being stated, mealworms are constantly growing in size due to being in the larva stage. Colder temperatures will help to prolong the larva from turning into Pupa.

How long can they be stored?
Answer by ChewyAug 13, 2021
Upon arrival, transfer the worms from the bag to a breathable smooth-sided storage container and place in the refrigerator. Meal worms will last approximately 4 weeks refrigerated.

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