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Berber Skink Care Guide

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Berber Skinks Care Guide Table of Contents What Are Berber Skinks? There are 2 species of skinks that are commonly referred to as Berber Skinks. These two species are readily confused by novice pet keepers and others and there is a tremendous amount of misinformation on the Internet.  This berber skink care guide will explain the differences and then focus on the care for these species. Eumeces schneideri Species Most of the misinformation on the web about ‘Berber’ skinks, refers to the popular Eumeces schneideri.  When referred to by this scientific name, this is the skink that is indigenous to eastern North...

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Dubia Roaches vs Black Soldier Fly Larvae - Which is the Better Feeder?

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Dubia Roaches Vs Black Soldier Fly Larvae Table of Contents While Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL) and Dubia Roaches may look like completely different insects on the outside, they have a surprisingly similar nutrient profile. Both insects are close to the range of fat and protein required for most pet reptiles and amphibians, and they also have well-balanced mineral profiles!  In this article, we will look at the scientific data analyzing BSFL and Dubia Roaches, and compare these results directly. First, we take a look at fat and protein content. Then, we will take a look at the important minerals...

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Dubia Roaches vs Superworms - Which is the Better Feeder?

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Dubia Roaches Vs Superworms Table of Contents Superworms or Dubia Roaches? The choice is complicated. Both insects have certain benefits and detriments, and there are many factors to consider. While these insects look and behave very differently, they have a similar composition of fat and protein. However, dubia roaches have an advantage when it comes to minerals. In this article, we will take a look at all of the most important aspects when trying to decide which of these feeders to use! We will consider nutrient profiles mineral content digestibility And we even consider how much fun your reptile or...

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Dubia Roaches vs Crickets - Which is the Better Feeder?

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Are Dubia Roaches better Than Crickets? Table of Contents The choice between Dubia Roaches and Crickets can be a hard one. Both insects have avid proponents that argue the benefits of one over the other. In general, dubia roaches offer a more balanced nutrient profile and higher digestibility, though both insects have their advantages. In this article, we take a look at several different aspects of these feeders from a scientific perspective to really get to the bottom of which insect is better for your pet! We cover all the important aspects - nutrient profiles, digestibility, and most importantly, which...

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What To Feed Your Crickets For Gut-Loading Benefits

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Feeding Crickets for Optimal Gut-Loading Benefits Table of Contents   Where Can I buy Gut-Load Food for Crickets? Our in-house zoologist has created a gut-load mix of dry grains that boost the nutritional value of your crickets, superworms, and roaches.  Our dry gut-load mix will provide the critical calcium, protein, and vitamins that your bearded dragon needs to live a long, and happy life. Why Should I Gut Load? Many of us rely on insects for our reptiles’ diets.  But even though crickets and other feeders can provide nutritional value, many of them, like crickets and roaches, are lacking critical...

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