Josh's Frogs Giant Mealworms

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Product Name Price Qty
GIANT Mealworms (50 Count)
GIANT Mealworms (250 Count)
GIANT Mealworms (500 Count)
GIANT Mealworms (1000 Count)

Winter is here - please check your temps before ordering!

LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEED in temperatures 20F to 85F for 2-3 day delivery services.

 LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEED with FedEx Priority Overnight down to 0F.



These giant mealworms are about 1 1/4" to 1 1/2" in length, because they are a natural product sizes may vary slightly. Giant Mealworms have long been a staple feeder insect in the reptile and amphibian hobby. Actually larvae of the darkling beetle Tenebrio molitor, giant mealworms are inexpensive and easy to store before feeding them to your reptile or amphibian. Josh's Frogs offers giant mealworms in 50, 250, and 500 count quantities.

How to Feed

Giant mealworms can be fed as a treat or staple, depending on the animals you're feeding. Make sure to dust giant mealworms with a proper vitamin and mineral supplement before being fed to your pet. Feed giant mealworms using feeding tongs or in a worm dish.

Giant Mealworms are great feeder insects for: leopard geckos, crested geckos, fat tail geckos, bearded dragons, lizards, geckos, wild birds, and fish. In fact, some fishermen swear by giant mealworms, calling them the ideal bait! Wild birds absolutely love giant mealworms as a treat - these high protein feeders provide a big energy boost!

How to Store

When Josh's Frogs ships giant mealworms they are already stored on wheat bran without food - exactly how you want to keep them. Keep giant mealworms at 45-55F to prolong their lifespan. As giant mealworms worms go bad, they will become dark in color and eventually turn black and spoil. Discard any black giant mealworms. Older giant mealworms may pupate. These pupae may still be offered to your pet. Discard adult beetles, as most animals find these distasteful. Under ideal conditions, giant mealworms should keep for several weeks.

Nutritional Information

Protein 20%, Fat 13%, Fiber 2%, Water 62%

Live Insect Shipping Schedule

Most orders placed by 4pm EST (Monday-Friday) will ship same day depending on your choice of shipping carrier. To know when your order will ship, refer to our complete live insect shipping schedule below.

  • FedEx Home Delivery will ship out Monday-Thursday if placed by 4pm EST.

  • USPS Priority Mail will ship Monday-Thursday if placed by 4pm EST.

  • FedEx Express 2 Day will ship Monday-Wednesday if placed by 4pm EST.

  • FedEx Express Priority Overnight will ship Monday-Thursday if placed by 4pm EST. Saturday delivery is available for an extra $15. You must call in your order for Saturday delivery option.

Shipping Quote

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Read What Others Are Saying:

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Amazing Review by Thomas
My chameleon loves the worms, I ordered them off of someone else and he didn’t touch them. (Posted on 1/17/2019)
Worms Review by Henry
Henry loves them (Posted on 1/13/2019)
Excellent Review by kaitlyn
Love the giant worms! No dead ones upon arrival! (Posted on 11/16/2018)
Huge! Review by Ginny
These mealworms are huge! Very few arrived dead, but I still ended up with more than the 250 that I ordered. (Posted on 11/6/2018)
Great snack! Review by Tiff
My beardies always love mealworms. Nice big worms and cheaper than the pet store! (Posted on 8/13/2018)

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