Swell Reptiles Silkworms
An outstanding soft-bodied treat
- Approx 40-50mm
What are Swell Reptiles Silkworms?
These caterpillars are some of the most nutritious insects available for your reptile. Due to them being soft-bodied, they are suitable for a large variety of lizards such as; bearded dragons, adult chameleons, small varanids, and large geckos.
- Low-fat content
- High in calcium and protein
- Will last around a week without food
- Soft bodied
- Do not need any special containers, just a dry environment
How long do silkworms last?
The silkworms will be delivered straight to you and should last for a few weeks before turning into moths at normal room temperature. However, you can slow this process down by keeping them at a cooler temperature.
Do Silkworms turn into anything?
The silkworm larvae are technically not a ‘worm’ at all, but it is a caterpillar meaning that when it pupates and metamorphosises it will turn into a silk moth which can not be eaten by most reptiles due to them growing greatly in size.
Are silkworms a good food choice?
Silkworms are considered the healthiest insect you can get and are more nutritious than any other insect. They are an excellent source of calcium and protein while also being lower in fat that any other live food on the market.
Why buy Silkworms from Swell UK?
We supply our customers with the most nutritious live food available. They are bred in ethical conditions in the United Kingdom and our live food is despatched direct from the breeder on a next-day service to ensure that it arrives in the best condition. Our live food is always pre-fed exceptionally to guarantee that it will be a healthy and nutritious meal for your pet from the moment it gets to you
Live food is despatched directly from the supplier the same day if you order before 12pm and the next day if you order after 12pm. Live food is delivered Monday to Thursday on a next working day delivery service.