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How can the BSFL be used as a different animal feed source?

As a pet lover, you may be curious about how the larvae of insects, more specifically BSFL, can be used in your pet dairy diet. Believe it or not, there are quite a few ways that these larvae can be incorporated into their diet.

Some pet owners use them as a source of protein and calcium, while others enjoy them as a tasty snack. Keep reading to learn more about the different ways to feed your beloved pet with Obie's Worms (Black Soldier Fly Larvae). You may be surprised to find out how versatile they really are!

Obie's Live BSFL (Black Soldier Fly Larvae) is a perfect reptile food source:

Our black soldier fly larvae are a highly nutritional and calcium-rich food staple for your pet. Live BSFL (Hermetia illuciens) contains>3000 ppm calcium, >50% protein (dry weight) and a Calcium to Phosphorus (Ca:P) 1.25:1 ratio which is near ideal for insectivores. BSFL also contains all the essential nutrients your insectivore needs. 

The live grubs don’t chirp and don’t require dusting or gut loading. Just feed your pet directly when they arrive.

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Perfect For Feeding Birds, Reptiles, Hedgehogs or any Insectivores Pet:

Obie's Treats are 100% whole dried black soldier fly larvae, naturally rich in calcium and protein. Great for wild birds and insectivores. 

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Obie's Crunch: Sprinkle on the ground, add to your bird feeder or place on a stump to treat the birds in your neighbourhood. Add crunch to your reptile’s greens or food bowl! Obie’s Crunch is the perfect way to add extra added protein, calcium and phosphorus to your pet’s diet. Made from 100% dried coarse ground BSFL, Obie’s Crunch can be fed to your pet as a treat, or added to their food bowl.

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Obie’s Nibbles is a great addition to your pet’s diet. Nibbles are medium ground and can be added directly to your pet’s food, fed as a separate treat, and added directly to aquariums for fish. Give your pet an extra nibble of protein, calcium and phosphorus! Made from 100% dried ground BSFL, Obie’s Nibbles is a great addition to your pet’s diet. 

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Obie’s Boost is 100% dried fine ground BSFL, great for adding into your pet’s existing food to give them extra nutrients and that bug flavour they love. Dust their favourite food for a boost of protein, calcium and phosphorus.

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As pet owners, we want to do everything in our power to give our friends the best lives possible. One way this manifests is through food and nutrition. Nowadays there are so many choices of high-quality foods on the market that it can be difficult to make a decision about which one will provide your animal with all the nutrients they need and promote optimum health for them.

If our informational blog post shouldn't help you figure out what type of food your pet loves most, send us some details about their personality and habits by email: and we'll point you towards an answer (or two!).

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