Description: (Tenebrio molitor) Mealworms are a great source of protein for a large number of reptiles, amphibians, and birds. Mealworms are approximately 0.75" long and 0.1" in diameter.
On arrival of bulk pack Mealworms, shake them from their bag into a plastic container with slick side walls (kitty litter tray, dish pan, plastic aquarium, etc.). The container should have a bedding of chicken food, corn meal, or dry oatmeal. Place the container with worms and bedding in a refrigerator at 43-50 degrees F. At this temperature the Mealworms become dormant and last for months. It is better to have a fresh stock and not order more than a two-week supply at a time. It is essential for mealworms to have moisture, which is obtained through pieces of raw carrots or potatoes.
If you are ordering more than 10 boxes combined of crickets and/or worms, additional shipping charges will apply. You will be contacted to collect the additional charges before your order is processed.