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Josh's Frogs RICE Flour Beetle Culture (16 oz)-

$9.99

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The confused Rice Flour Beetle (Tribolium confusum) is an easy-to-culture, convenient food source for poison dart frogs, bumble bee toads, fish, and other small animals that enjoy smaller food items. These Rice Flour Beetles cultures consist of around 100 breeding adults and a good amount of flour media. They some time to start producing, which is why we age ours a full month before shipping. However, when Rice Flour Beetles do breed, they are very easy to maintain and can go months without any upkeep, making them an ideal 'special treat' or 'backup feeder' if you run out of other feeder insects. Adult Rice Flour Beetles are capable of emitting an unpleasant tasting chemical when threatened, making them unpalitable to many animals. Their larvae, however, are very nutritious and palitable, and most poison dart frogs, bumble bee toads, fish, and other small animals will eat rice flour beetle larvae with relish. Rice Flour Beetle larvae are harvested from the media with a Rice Flour Beetle sifter.

 

For more information about Rice Flour Beetles' culture, care, life cycle, and how to feed them to your pet, please visit our Rice Flour Beetle Care Guides. If you are wanting to culture Rice Flour Beetles at home, please consider Josh's Frogs Rice Flour Beetle Culture Kit.

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.


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Josh's Frogs RICE Flour Beetle Culture (16 oz)

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Great, hassle-free feeder insect Review by Lucia
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The rice flour beetles are perfect. Low maintenance and my green anole loves eating the larvae. I also tried feeding him one of the beetles, but judging by his reaction they must taste truly horrible. Better to stick with the larvae. (Posted on 12/11/2015)
Love them and easy Review by mark
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They are so easy to culture and good alternative for the frogs (Posted on 5/17/2014)

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