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Top Live Insects for Bearded Dragons

Updated: Aug 2, 2021

Here are our top live insect choices for Bearded Dragons. These insects are cost-effective, nutritious, and safe for bearded dragons.

Predator Foods Bulk Live Mealworms

The Predator Foods Live Mealworms are an Amazon's Choice Product with an average 4.3-star rating and nearly 3,000 reviews. These worms are nutritious, organic, and grown in the USA. They can be purchased in sizes ranging from 0.25" to 1". They ship quickly in temperature-regulated packaging for alive arrival.

Predator Foods sells small, medium, and large sizes of these worms. It is 15 ounces and its dimensions are 7 x 7 x 6 inches. These worms are easy to store. You can keep them in your fridge at a 45-degree temperature and remove them weekly to add a slice of vegetable or fruit in it. You can leave it out for around 8 hours and then remove the slice of the vegetable or fruit and put it back in the fridge. These worms should last for many weeks. However, if you want to store them for more than two weeks then you should remove them from the fridge and let them stay active. Once they are active, you can put a potato slice on the bedding to enhance moisture and let them stay for a day. After that, you can put them in the fridge.

Predator Foods is a distributor and a grower of premium quality organic worms in the United States. This company guarantees alive worms. However, the temperature should be less than 80 degrees and not more than 40 degrees. You can easily contact the company for a refund or replacement by sending them a photo in case of any issues. These small, large, and medium feeder insects can last for many days if you keep them refrigerated. These worms are perfect foods for frogs, bearded dragons, lizards, turtles, fish, snakes, birds, and chickens. If you want quality worms for your pets you must check these worms out.

These worms are not sterile. You can use them to create more worms. These worms do not come with bedding, they are often shipped in a bag made of cloth. Once you buy these worms for your beardie, you will end up buying them regularly. They are packaged well and are delivered alive.

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Josh's Frogs 1/2" Banded Crickets

Josh's Frogs Banded Crickets is an Amazon's Choice Product with an average 4.2-star rating and 1,500+ reviews. They can be purchased from 72-1000 count and are a great value. These crickets are healthier and easier to keep than the typical European House Cricket.

This worm package is a 1 pound product. Josh's Frogs 1/2" Banded Crickets are better than other crickets. They have a long lifespan and can be stored easily. They are healthy for amphibians and reptiles. You can order the size you require based on your pet's size. You get a free 72-hour insurance policy with these worms along with a free care sheet. These crickets arrive live to your doorstep as long as the temperature is between 10 degrees Fahrenheit to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. You must check the temperature before buying these crickets.

Most sellers sell dead crickets and that can be irritating as a beardie owner. Many times you order live crickets only to receive dead crickets. If you spend a lot of time shopping and testing different species and researching on crickets then you should stop, since all your problems will be solved with Josh's Frogs 1/2" Banded Crickets. These crickets are available all year round and they do not die even if the temperature is a little hotter or a little cold. These crickets remain fresh and alive in most climates. This species of crickets lives longer than any other species and hence Josh's Frogs 1/2" Banded Crickets is the perfect choice for amphibians and reptiles. These crickets are ideal for amphibians, lizards, and even exotic pets. They are available in a range of sizes and counts and you can buy them as per your needs.

These crickets are ideal for bearded dragons that are 8 to 10 inches in size, juvenile or young leopard geckos, tiger tree frog, tree frogs such as red-eye frogs, amazon frogs, super leg tree frog, green frogs, and more, leopard frogs, adult poop frogs, and tomato frogs. These crickets can last for around a month. However, they can live even longer if you place them in an aquarium with water gel and cricket food. Crickets can stink a little so you should line the bottom with paper. Crickets should be fed with potatoes along with other vegetables and cricket food to keep them fat and healthy. These crickets mostly stay alive in most places but if you live in a place like Texas where the temperature is more than 85 degrees then they may not arrive alive. You may see some sandy stuff in your cricket box which is cricket poop so you should not worry about it. These are live crickets available at a great price.

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Best Bait Live Dubai Roaches

Best Bait Dubai Roaches have an average of 4.2 stars and 700+ reviews. These roaches are small (100 counts) but this company sells larger roaches as well. These roaches are well packaged, ship fast, and are a nutritious option. These can't be shipped to Florida, Hawaii, or Alaska due to local laws.

These roaches are the right size for most reptiles like panther chameleons. This product comes with a carton. Many geckos dislike roaches but most dragons love them. These roaches are usually delivered right to your doorstep but you can arrange for them to be held at your post office as well. Many pet owners often worry about buying roaches since they believe the roaches will fly away as soon as they open the container but these roaches are packaged in a sealed container. They arrive in a small container made of plastic which also has a tiny amount of roach food and a warmer pack inside the package. The warmer pack is added to the package so the roaches can stay alive during the winter months. These roaches will be alive even if your temperature is below 30 degrees Fahrenheit. You cannot count 100 roaches to check the number but they all always arrive alive. You will be able to notice how much they move when you open your package.

The plastic container also has some holes so the roaches continue to get air to breathe. Most of these roaches arrive alive and even if a roach is dead, it is usually one or two roaches which is impressive when you compare it to other roach sellers. If you are a dragon owner, then you will love this product and the quality of these roaches. Roaches have a lot more nutrition when compared to crickets. Roaches are a better option when it comes to bearded dragons since they do not make any noise, do not jump or climb walls and neither do they stick to anything. Your dragon will end up loving Best Bait Live Dubai Roaches.

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