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How Many Black Soldier Fly Larvae Should I Feed My Pet?

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How Many Black Soldier Fly Larvae should I feed my Pet? Table of Contents Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL) can be an extremely nutritious food source for many insectivorous and omnivorous reptiles and invertebrate pets. But, there is a lot of confusing information on the internet about how many black soldier fly larvae you need to feed your pet. In this article, we have compiled all the information for each species of pet at each age. This information is based on legitimate science and veterinary publications. Plus, you can learn how to tell if your pet is becoming malnourished or...

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Black Soldier Fly Larvae vs Crickets

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Crickets Vs Black Soldier Fly Larvae Table of Contents   Crickets are often considered the most popular feeder insect for reptile and amphibian pets.  They have high quantity of lean protein, and they are inexpensive.  But they are missing some critical nutrients that many reptiles require.  There are workarounds to include these nutrients with a cricket-diet.  However, those critical nutrients are naturally abundant in the nutritional profile of black soldier fly larvae.   Black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) are an amazing, under-the-radar feeder insect for many reptiles and amphibians.  They can fulfill the calcium requirements that these amazing pets need, while also providing...

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How Many Dubia Roaches does my Pet Need?

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How many Dubia Roaches does my Pet Need? Knowing when and how much to feed growing non-mammalian pets can be a challenge and the information available can be conflicting or vague.  This article intends to capture data from the best research available on utilizing common feeder insects, rather than just repeating what another website may claim. Crickets certainly offer nutritional benefits as inexpensive feeder insects. Dubia roaches offer other advantages.  The favorable calcium to phosphorus ratio, higher protein and slightly higher fat content makes them an appealing choice for many keepers.  The cost of these feeders is considerably more, however. ...

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Emperor Scorpion Care Guide

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Emperor Scorpion Care Guide Table of Contents Ask an Expert We love seeing pictures of well cared for Empower Scorpions!  But sometimes setting up their habitat, and providing the proper care can a challenge.  Our in-house zoologist can help identify proper husbandry, and the best ways to take care of your emperor scorpion if you have questions. Emperor Scorpion Basics Want a pet that’s a real conversation starter without having to do a great deal of maintenance?  Well, if you like arthropods, then the Emperor Scorpion might be an ideal pet for you.  Size Emperor scorpions, Pandinus imperator, are indigenous to...

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How Many Crickets for My Pet?

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How Many Crickets should I feed my Pet? Knowing when and how much to feed growing non-mammalian pets can be a challenge and the information available can be conflicting or vague.  This article intends to capture data from the best research available on utilizing common feeder insects, rather than just repeating what another website that sells feeder insects may claim. Table of Contents   Bearded dragons How Many Crickets for Bearded Dragons Young Bearded Dragon (1-3 months old) = 25 - 60 1/8" crickets (one week old) three times per day. Twice per day is acceptable, but your pet will...

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