According to many, Silkworms are naturally the healthiest insect you can get to feed your pet. You just can’t beat the low-fat content & nutritional value of a silk worm. Silkworms are a high source of Calcium, Protein, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, and Vitamins B1, B2, and B3.
How to Feed:
Feed silkworms as a staple or treat to your pets by placing them in a bowl, or tong feed them to your animal.
A wide variety of reptiles and amphibians love silkworms, including bearded dragons, leopard geckos, crested geckos, pacman frogs, monitors, tegus, skinks, pixie frogs, and many tree frogs.
Bombyx Mori, commonly known as Silkworms, will not bite, making an ideal worm for feeding most reptiles and other animals. It is soft-bodied, slow moving and can grow to 3″ in length. It is also relatively fast growing from hatching to adult can be as little as 25 – 28 days.
Bombyx Mori offer great nutritional value. Newborn are small enough for most baby reptiles to eat and young silkworms can even be fed as they grow.