Tenebrio molitor

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Mealworms[edit | edit source]

Mealworms are not actually worms, they are the larval form of the mealworm or darkling beetle. They grow to 1.25-1.8cm (0.5-0.7")

Acceptability[edit | edit source]

Large fish, reptiles, and amphbians may be fed mealworms.

Nutrients[edit | edit source]


Availability[edit | edit source]

These are widely avalible.

Special Notes[edit | edit source]

  • As with giving your animals any live food, there is the risk of adding parasites and dieases to your tank.
  • These creatures are large and can pinch you if mishandled.

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