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Waxworms

Waxworms (Galleria mellonella) are the larval form of the greater wax moth. They are also popular treats for a variety of pet invertebrates, amphibians, and reptiles. 

Waxworms contain a moderate amount of protein, but they are very high in fat, so it's best to offer them occasionally as a nutritious treat. They do not have a balanced calcium to phosphorus ratio, so they must be dusted with a high-quality calcium powder before feeding.

Moisture
(%)
Protein
(%)
Fat
(%)
Ash
(%)
Fiber
(%)
Calcium
(mg/kg)
Phosphorus
(mg/kg)
58.5 14.1
24.9
0.6
3.4 243
1950


Browse our low prices on high-quality live waxworms for your pets here! Then check out our free care sheet to see how best to keep your waxworms once they arrive.

Providing a variety of different food sources is an important part of keeping your pet healthy, so be sure to check out our other feeder insects too!

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Waxworms

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