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Should I buy Superworms or Mealworms?

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Are superworms better than mealworms for reptiles? If you’re new to keeping reptiles, you’re probably learning a lot about feeder insects right now. Turns out there are tons of things you can feed your scaly buddies, depending on what kind of pet you have. For most folks, the standard go-to feeder insect is commonly crickets or mealworms. But why is that? What even is a mealworm, anyway?  Here, we’ll look at some of the reasons people often choose mealworms to feed their reptiles and amphibians. Then we’ll compare with another, less common species: the superworm. If you’re new to animal...

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Superworms vs Mealworms - What's the Difference?

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Superworms Vs Mealworms When it comes to your regular feeder insect, it is very important to ensure that the species you choose will be fulfilling the needs of your leopard gecko, bearded dragon, or other insect-eating pet!  In this article, we directly compare Superworms and Mealworms by looking at their protein, fat, mineral, and fiber content. Plus, we look at which insect your pet will prefer and how you can incorporate different insects into a more-balanced and engaging diet! Nutritional Profile Experts suggest that the following nutritional profile is optimal for most insectivorous and carnivorous reptiles and amphibians: Typical Carnivorous Reptile Diet...

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