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Old 14th October 2008   #1
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Default Meal worms and white worms

Meal worms and white worms are these suitible for feeding to axolotls both adults and babies i am running out of worms in the garden and cant afford to buy them but im able to get meal worms and white worms


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Old 15th October 2008   #2
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Meal worms are a bit "crusty" and they are high in fat and low in calcium. An axolotl could probably survive on them for a time, but they aren't a food I would recommend.

Whiteworms are easy to grow, but they would be a bit too small for an adult axie (unless you have some sort of white worms that are different from the ones I know about).

How about a good quality pellet food for carnivores?



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Hi Sara,

If I can just add, if you do feed an axolotl mealworms ensure you decapitate the mealworm as it has strong mandibles that can tear through the axolotl's internals.



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Default Re: Meal worms and white worms

hi there thanks for the replys i wont be feeding my adult axies mealworms i was just wondering about them as a food. The white worms will be for me babys when they get a bit bigger they are about 30mm at the moment

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