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Composting Food Scraps With BioPod Plus Black Solider Fly Larvae System

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Composting Food Scraps With BioPod Plus Black Solider Fly Larvae System

 Throwing out leftover food scraps is never fun. A solution to this is having a composting area in your garden. Composting returns valuable nutrients to the soil to help maintain soil quality and fertility. But what to do if you don't have a garden or it's the winter ? Luckily a small little bug can help and they're called Black Soldier Flys. Black Soldier Flys are native to North America and are ferocious eaters. They start their lives off as very small 5-Dol (5 Day old) larvae worms. They eat twice their body weight every day over 6 weeks. At...

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Why Black Solider Fly Are Such a Good Source of Calcium For Reptiles

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Why Black Solider Fly Are Such a Good Source of Calcium For Reptiles
Reptiles are a cherished member of the family and great pets to have. They require minimal space and are easy to feed. We as owners want to take the best care of them as possible and this starts with proper nutrition. The main deficiencies in reptiles’ diets is calcium.

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Feeding Black Solider Fly To Your Reptiles

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Feeding Black Solider Fly To Your Reptiles

When feeding black solider flys to your reptiles make sure to rinse the larva with warm water. This ensures they dump anything not digested out of these stomaches before you feed it to your reptile. You do not feed them to keep them alive. If you are planning on feeding within a 2 week timeframe you can leave them in the container with the lid closed. They can be stored at temperature between  (50 to 55 F) with a closed lid for durations for longer than 2 weeks. When taking them out after 2 weeks let them dethaw for 10...

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Black Solider Fly Life Cycle

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Black Solider Fly Life Cycle

The Black Solider Fly is an impressive creature in its own right. But what is more impressive is the various unique parts of its lifecycle that are so different from each other yet come together to form a metamorphose. A Black solider Fly life cycle is 45 days long on average. They have 5 stages of life; egg, larva, pupa, pre-pupa and adult.     They start as eggs which are typically pale yellow or a creamy white color. These eggs are oval shaped and reach about 1mm in length. Each gram of eggs can contain up tp 33,000 Black...

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