Pisces Mealworms (Tenebrio molitor)
Regular Mealworms are approximately 2-2.5cm long
Plump, nutrient rich Pisces Mealworms provide a natural insect food for lizards, bearded dragons, blue tongue lizards, spiders, scorpions, frogs, birds, large fish, turtles, poultry, game show contestants and many other animals.
Pisces Mealworms have been relied on by zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, vets, animal rescuers and families for over 20 years.
Pisces Mealworms are clean and easily handled. They can be a valuable addition to many animals diets and also used as treats and training rewards.
Mealworms are a valuable food for all poultry and greatly improve egg-quality in domestic chickens. Mealworms are an ideal source of protein for insectivorous and seed-eating birds; especially during breeding and egg-laying.
Some gardeners believe that feeding wild-birds and wild lizards in their yard, naturally encourages insect foraging behavior to keep the garden clear of pests. Small quantities of mealworms are a natural treat for visiting wildlife and far superior to mince or raw meat. It is best not to make wild animals completely dependent on offered food.
How to feed
Feed mealworms straight from the container or transfer them to a Komodo Smart LiveFood Dish or Komodo Mealworm Dish or glass bowl with slippery sides to prevent their escape.
Bulk Packs of Pisces Mealworms will need to be transferred as soon as possible to a large plastic container. Add extra wheat bran as necessary and feed with sliced carrots.
For longer storage place in the crisper of a refrigerator. Every few weeks they should be allowed to come to room temperature and fed with fresh wheat bran and carrot slices before they are re-chilled.