Phoenix Worm Madness!

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Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby gwi11iams » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:11 am

Here's the deal...

I used to think that Mr. Pink liked live crickets. With live crickets, I never had to monitor his eating, until now. My shipment of Phoenix worms just arrived (ABDRAGONS Live Black Soldier Fly Larvae) and now I know how Mr. Pink eats when he REALLY LIKES live food. Mr. Pink went so batshit crazy eating these Phoenix worms I had to use the 'ten-minute feeding cutoff rule' on him. Mr. Pink is really full right now and I don't even think he remembers what a cricket is anymore. :shock:

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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:45 am

I'm glad he enjoyed them =). They definitely go nuts for their favorite treats. Hornworms in the case of my dragon. It's fun to be able to offer something they enjoy so much.
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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby gwi11iams » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:54 am

Cooper,

Hornworms are physically big and expensive! I will definitely treat Mr. Pink to hornworms, periodically, but he has to grow a little more, which is happening quickly. These Phoenix worms are solid gold and I can't keep them out of Mr. Pink's mouth. :lol:

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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:57 am

Yeah BSFL are definitely a good way to go with the little guys. The hornworms are expensive but make a good treat for adult dragons who can chew them down easily.
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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby gwi11iams » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:02 pm

Cooper,

That is awesome. Here in Tucson, hornworms are naturally occurring and they are BIG. They are very destructive to gardens and other structured growth because of their large size but I have a bearded dragon that will be happy to gobble them all up! :D

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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:39 pm

You want to be careful not to offer the wild ones. They can be problematic due to eating tomato plants I believe.
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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby Claudiusx » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:38 am

CooperDragon wrote:You want to be careful not to offer the wild ones. They can be problematic due to eating tomato plants I believe.

Yup, Definitely don't feed the wild ones! In the wild they eat the leaves of the tomato plant, which is very toxic. Mr pink would not enjoy a hornworm filled with toxic tomato leaves!

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Re: Phoenix Worm Madness!

Postby gwi11iams » Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:41 am

Nothing toxic for Mr. Pink. :cry:
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