Feeders . These crickets are gut loaded and ready to be shipped out! ), 2000 Assorted Size for $ 88.00 ( only 4.4 cents ea. Suppliers/Breeders of high quality live feeders : BSFL, silkworms, horned worms, butter worms, wax worms, super worms, crickets, mealworms, frozen and live feeder Mice and Rats, Canadian Night Crawlers, giant Red Wigglers, your order - shipped right to your door -, prices, that will often die on you in just a few days, when you can get, ®, CalciWorms® and ReptiWorms™ are just different  brand names that companies use of the same species of, Really, compared to the big box pet stores, and even the specialty ones I tried here in Toronto, The Worm Lady is far superior. I"m talking about proper, 'feeder-specific' nutrition. Since reptiles are viewed more as a specialty pet little research has been done in regards to their nutritional requirements. Anyway - getting back to hydration: An example of water intake is through the ingestion of insects. Please make proactive arrangements to prevent any collection delays. Feeder crickets are usually brown house crickets, Acheta domesticus. Posted by Critter Depot on November 01, 2020. Many thanks to Allen Repashy for all of his research on reptilian nutrition ... some of the above content was inspired by him! Annie's phoenix worms have become the favorite staple for my six month old Giant Leopard Gecko. /   As of Aug. 30th he is now 199 g. and 14 in. They have short digestive tracts, which cannot support the necessary microbes to break down complex fiber molecules. 28:20, "The reverence of the Lord is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding." Here are the actual mineral contents of crickets and Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Amazingly, BSFL are almost perfectly balanced when it comes to calcium and phosphorus content! Member Only Pricing . Even a 3:1 ratio is metabolized efficiently by most organisms. We have chosen this cricket because it is nutrient-dense in protein when compared to the European House Crickets (EHC) found at most pet stores. It is a fact that improperly kept and improperly fed live feeders result in poor nutritional quality, and can even cause illness for your pets and added expense for you. Of the many minerals that your pet needs to thrive, calcium and phosphorus are by far the most important. Have been a customer for a little over a year, and have always had excellent service, and never had an issue with receiving the bugs alive and in good condition. We will only ship your order via Canada Post, or FedEx Overnight-NEXT-DAY ... unless temperatures are above 42 F (6 C) for 3 or more consecutive days. Actually a beetle larvae, mealworms are kept refrigerated to stunt the growth process and prevent them from metamorphosing into mature beetles. Organically Raised Live Feeders: We've adopted the policy to grow all of our Super worms, Meal worms and Crickets on an organic vegetarian diet of Canadian wheat bran, with carrot, celery, cabbage and apple for moisture, and our 'Premium Custom-Blend Dry Food' formula for additional minerals and vitamins (see our Dry Cricket Food). Calcium neutralizes stomach acids, which are necessary for the digestion and absorption of all nutrients. July 12th. In addition to getting the best quality Live Feeders you also get your order - shipped right to your door - with our. Your local pet store will never replace dead grubs after you walk out their door ... you are out of luck if the bugs die within just a few hours after buying them! If your pet can’t digest the minerals and nutrients in their food - they might as well not eat it! How We Got Our Start. Contact us here. Located on Main Street in Annville, Sean and Morgan Innocent have been in the hobby of raising reptiles and arachnids since childhood. We ship products Canada-Wide Coast-To-coast, using mainly Canada Post and Purolator Express, but we reserve the right to use the carrier of our choice to obtain best pricing for you - depending on weather and shipping distances. Both BSFL and crickets can be reared in captivity, though crickets are much easier to raise, and breed much faster, making them less expensive. Under no circumstances is The Worm Lady able to refund payment, and the buyer is responsible for any and all shipping charges associated with the replacements. ), 4000 Assorted Size for $156.00 ( only 3.9 cents ea. Since phosphorus helps the body absorb and utilize calcium, it is equally important. Any questions or comments? ... And at 'The Worm Lady' the prices don't break the bank! Annie suggested Horn Worms and well ... this is the result! He was kept on 'calci-sand' - and sadly was bedded on it for 3 sheds! the littlest one was 53 g. and 10.5 in. Thank you for your continued loyalty to The Worm Lady. Thank you so, so much for your quality live feeders! Crickets (1) Frozen (11) Insects (21) Filter by price. Even though crickets have a much more complex exoskeleton compared to BSFL, each species contains approximately the same amount of fiber depending on their age: Crickets have a high fiber content, and this is due to their chitin content. ", a farm Division of Texas A&M. Silkworms . Oranges are low cost and great tasting. If you have any questions or comments please let me know in my contact us page-  or call me any time at  (416) 436-6581. We will ship your order via Purolator/Canada Post/FedEx, NOTE: If you still want your order shipped using a slower service (2 or more days) there is, Please note that your order will ship Canada Post Overnight Next-Day. However, since you're raising them to be a feeder insect, you'll want gut-load them with vegetables or a dry gut load mix. The Worm Lady buys ONLY the best quality live feeder insects from established reputable growers in Canada and the US for the pet and animal market. But for most people, the escaping flies and smell will be very undesirable. NO need to dust your other feeder insects when this is the staple diet. In the rare occasion you may get dead feeders in your order just email us as soon as you open the box to let us know and we will replace them FREE of charge with your next order - that's our promise. /  As of Aug. 30th he now weighs 162 g. and is 13.5 in. Just wanted to let you know that since we found you, way back in the spring of 2013, you have been a real blessing to us ever since. It’s more convenient to buy feeder insects from your local pet store, but pet stores often have a very limited supply of available feeders — if you’re lucky, you might have access to crickets, mealworms, dubia roaches, hornworms, superworms, and waxworms. Wax worms . This makes them an excellent choice if your animal has a nutrient deficiency that you are trying to fix. Also, you’ll need to feed the baby crickets large amounts of protein while they are at this stage. If you still want your order shipped using a slower service (2 or more days) there is, below - or - you can ask questions or post a comment on Annie's. Night Crawlers , Red Wigglers , Mice & Rats. Please note, comments must be approved before they are published, {"id":"", "email":"","default_address":null,"first_name":"","last_name":"","name":"" }, {"domain":"cheap-feeder-crickets.myshopify.com" }, large study of insect nutritional composition. Phosphorous and its relationship to calcium is also VERY IMPORTANT. < < <  IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUR REPTILE'S HEALTH  > > >. :)", Sent from my iPhone - Friday Sept. 27th, 2013 -, Emily Loop, (Reptiles Rescue) Leamington, Ontario, Live insects for sale | Where to buy insects | Purchase Live Insects | Live insect Suppliers | Live insects for reptiles | Live worms SALE | Live feeder insects SALE, Me (Annie) at right, with my husband Peter (left), with 'Beastie' my bearded dragon. We all love to see our pets displaying their natural behaviors. Posted by. Further down (below) we've listed and described our live feeders in order of nutrition - with the best being number one - the lowest number 8, and trust that this will help you in making wise decisions when you are buying live feeders for your reptiles. Crickets offer one advantage in this respect in that they have legs and are very active. Although there are many views on this subject very little research has been done mainly due to the fact that there is just not a competitive market for their foods like there is with dogs and cats. I don't want to know what was in the pet store feeders after seeing the difference in his health from your feeders. ), 2 Tubs - 24 for $  5.75  ( only 24.0 cents ea. Great for chickens and birds also :) Pick up locally in Ottawa, also in town delivery available for a 5$ fee Pick up close to CHEO, accepting email money transfer but cash is definitely ok. Porch pick up, you message when arriving and your order will be place on our front porch. Feed as many different healthy things as you can find (see: feeding chart), and do your best to purchase healthy feeder insects. BSFL . I will never purchase my Beardie's food anywhere else! This is your assurance that you are getting the healthiest and the best quality live feeders for your pets - and our small contribution in the preservation of our local eco-system. We always ensure an over-count on all your orders so you KNOW you’re getting what you’ve paid for. NOTE: If you still want your order shipped using a slower service (2 or more days) there is  NO Live Delivery Guarantee - your are assuming the risk of DOA grubs and we assume no liability whatsoever for any dead insects. See The Worm Lady's Feeding Chart: Live Feeder Insects. Due to the care, attention and packaging, we promise a 95% live-rate for  delivery in the greater Ontario/Quebec  areas on ALL Overnight Shipments – guaranteeing a healthy snack for your animal! Balanced Ca:P ratio (see the description). My 6.5 yr old bearded dragon  'Beastie'  playing in the 'Organic Greens' box / our Phoenix worms storage box ... Mar.2013. Phosphorous and its relationship to calcium is also very important. 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