The Phoenix Worms or Calcium Worms are in fact Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae and they are the latest live food taking the reptile & amphibian keeping the world by storm as you may have heard, and rightly so. If you have heard anything about Phoenix Worms they probably sound like a miracle food, with claims of Phoenix Worms or Calcium Worms reversing metabolic bone disease, increasing clutch sizes, boosting growth rates by up to 30% and also being anti-microbial, among loads of other benefits, read on to find out some of the reasons why so many are turning to Phoenix Worms as their pets main food!
Phoenix Worms are high-calcium soft-bodied larvae of the Black Soldier Fly. They do not carry disease and are so high in calcium that many reptile experts recommend them over other soft-bodied grubs. Phoenix Worms are the only calcium-rich feeder insects that have naturally balanced calcium and phosphorus and can be safely fed as a staple diet.