Any tips on how to feed a Beardie Calci Worms

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Any tips on how to feed a Beardie Calci Worms

Postby Beardeddragon77 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:11 am

I’ve bought some Calci Worms which are in soil and they come out covered in it. Do I need to rinse every worm before feeding or is there another way
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Re: Any tips on how to feed a Beardie Calci Worms

Postby HippieLizards » Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:19 am

Normally I would just flick/rub the dirt off of the worms and give them to my dragons, never had a problem with it.
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Re: Any tips on how to feed a Beardie Calci Worms

Postby CooperDragon » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:00 pm

I try to remove as much as I can. If offering just a few I brush them with my hand. If I need to offer a lot I rinse them in a sieve. Try to dry them a bit after rinsing them though. They become good climbers when they are wet.
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Re: Any tips on how to feed a Beardie Calci Worms

Postby kingofnobbys » Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:51 pm

I go the trouble of fishing all the BSFL out of the "dirt' by hand and place them in some dry coco peat when storing them.
Those I plan to use inside a week I place in an empty plastic takeaway tub (which has airholes in the lid) , they will dry and clean each other by crawling over each other.

I tend to hand feed my BSFL and flies to my skinks and dragon. I snip the worm's head off to give the lizard a taste of the yummy stuff inside else they refuse to eat them.
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