New from Exotic Nutrition! Dried Calci-Worms (black soldier fly larvae) offer your pets an all natural calcium rich treat. Black soldier fly larvae are considered the best new alternative for incorporating calcium and protein into an animal's diet. The variety of natural colors are eye-catching to all animals and the great taste will keep them coming back for more! Calci-Worms are naturally sun-dried to maintain their nutritional value and store for a year or longer. No refrigeration necessary! Excellent source of protein & suitable for sugar gliders, hedgehogs, skunks, opossums, wild birds, chickens, turtles, tropical fish, reptiles and other insect eating animals.
Importance of Calcium: Most reptile owners know the goal in a diet is to achieve a calcium to phosphorus ratio over 1, meaning more calcium than phosphorus in the diet. Unlike mealworms, crickets, superworms, etc. Calci-Worms have a ratio of 1.52 Calcium deficiency is one of the most common problems of reptiles. These black soldier fly larvae have a Calcium ppm of 8155 (mealworms have a Calcium ppm of only 133). Calci-Worms are also high in protein to support strong and healthy growth!
Feeding Recomendation: Calci-Worms can be offered straight or mixed with other foods to make a custom blend. Treat aare recommended to make up no more than 20% of the regular diet.
Ingredients: Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens) *SOURCED FROM CANADA
Guaranteed Analysis: Crude Protein 45% (min), Crude Fat 35% (min), Crude Fiber 8% (max), Moisture 8% (max), Calcium 3% (min)