WAX WORMS, ARE A GRUB, THEY ARE 3/4" -1" IN SIZE, THESE ARE BASICALLY USED AS A TREAT OR TO FATTEN A SICK ANIMAL OR A LIZARD THAT JUST LAID EGGS, THEY ARE CONSIDERED A FAT FOOD. THESE WORMS ARE ANOTHER WORM YOU DON'T WANT TO REFRIGERATE, AS IT SHORTENS THEIR LIFE. IF YOU CAN'T FEED THEM OFF RIGHT AWAY, WE SUGGEST IF YOU HAVE A COOL ROOM(BASEMENT OR CLOSET) THIS WILL GIVE YOU A WEEK OR POSSIBLY 2 . OUR WORMS ARE ONLY COLD IN THIS WAY NEVER REFRIGERATE.
WAX WORM CARE SHEET
Store worms between 55F- 60F. Most typical refrigerators are too cold to store them in, a cool basement or garage floor is perfect if you don't have those a wine cooler are just a col place in your house They will keep for for 2 weeks if kept at proper temperatures.
Wax worms require little feeding and should NOT be refrigerated.
When purchased, our worms will generally be a small to medium size, the worms will also sometimes spin webbing throughout the medium, simply pick through and pull out the worms as needed. Once mature, some of the worms will move to the top of the container to pupate. If desired you can allow the wax worm to pupate into a moth this is also edible by your reptile .
moisture 62.6% ,protein 15.8%, fat 20.4%, ash 0.8%, other 0.4%
wax worms should be kept cool 55 degress but not in the refrig that will kill them!!!
Hi everyone just a special note!!! we pack all our feeders in food, but just enough to ship them to you if you would like to buy additional food for your feeders you can purchase it along with your order :) Thanks, Linda.
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