Giant Mealworms | Large

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Giant Mealworms (Zophobas Morio) | Large

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Crazy Critters offers you the convenience of high-quality live feeder insects delivered to your door!

Our giant mealworms (giants) are available in 3 different sizes: 

    These are a tropical species that are naturally much larger than the common mealwormCrazy Critters giants are not hormone-treated.

    It is recommended to only feed our large giants to adult (or full-size) medium-to-large animals, such as:

    • bearded dragons 
    • blue tongue lizards
    • chickens, ducks, geese, guinea fowls
    • cockatoos, galahs, kookaburras and magpies 
    • forest dragons
    • gliders and possums
    • green tree frogs
    • predatory fish
    • turtles
    • water dragons
    • wildlife 

    Crazy Critters small and medium giant mealworms are more appropriately sized for smaller animals.  

    Note: giant mealworms are also commonly referred to as superworms, morio worms, and zophobas.

    The term 'superworm' is often used interchangeably and may refer to common mealworms (Tenebrio molitor) grown larger than their natural size due to the use of chemical hormone inhibitors.  

    Storage

    We recommend that you: 

    • unpack your giants on arrival to reduce the risk of losses

    • DO NOT REFRIGERATE! 
      Giants are a tropical species that can not tolerate temperatures of 12˚C or lower for any extended periods

    • when feeding your pet: remove giants from their storage container 24-48 hours beforehand and gutload

    Shipping

    We offer live shipping rates in the checkout to ensure our customers are offered accurate shipping charges that reflect order volume. 

    Read more about shipping.

    We send out orders on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week to ensure your live insects arrive before the weekend. This practice helps reduce any losses in transit.

    Our live insects are carefully packed with dry food, fresh food or a combination of both, to ensure they get sufficient nutrients and moisture in transit and arrive in excellent condition.

    All Crazy Critters boxes have adequate ventilation for airflow and are labelled to ensure appropriate handling. We also slightly oversupply our live insects (up to 20%) to account for any small losses, so you can be confident you receive the right numbers in your order, every time

    We understand the most important part of ordering live food is that they arrive... Alive! So Crazy Critters offers a 100% Live Guarantee. If your live insects arrive in poor condition, let us know and we'll make it right.


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