Ep 141: Silkworms with Susan Marquardtadmin
Silkworms are a nutritious and highly prized chameleon feeder. Today, Susan Marquardt of BeastMode Silkworms shares with us a little about the silkworm and how we can breed them ourselves!
Silkworms spend about a week as eggs
Upon hatching, these voracious eaters will mow down mulberry tree leaves or specially made solkworm chow.
Silkworms eating through mulberry leaves
Silkworms can be raised up to give you the perfect size feeder based on how long you wait until feeding them off.
Silkworms will spin cocoons when they are ready to turn into moths
Silkworm moths will live a short time and live only to mate and lay eggs. They can also provide a flying feeder for your chameleon.