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10-28-2008 02:33 PM

Meal Worms
 
Is it okay to give freeze dried meal worms, or do they have to be alive?

sebian 10-28-2008 02:58 PM

Re: Meal Worms
 
There's a couple threads floating around here that give arguments for both sides, but the consensus is that both are perfectly acceptable :-)

Nancy 10-28-2008 03:33 PM

Re: Meal Worms
 
Lizardgirl posted the following link about freeze dried mealworms.

http://www.hoodpetz.com//latestnews.html

sebian 10-28-2008 04:20 PM

Re: Meal Worms
 
Oh wow that poor baby! How sad :cry:

Does this change the consensus of freeze dried being ok? Or is it more of a WITHIN MODERATION idea, as with all treats?

Personally, I feed my guys live ones, just because they're more easily accessible and I think it's hilarious watching my husband get grossed out trying to feed them :twisted:

That's a perfect example of only being able to learn by living and a serious effort to save many hedgie owners some heartache. Thanks for the post, Nancy!

sagesmommy 10-28-2008 07:34 PM

Re: Meal Worms
 
ohh poor hedgehog!!! :cry: I give sage freeze dried meal worms... like 5 or less a week (there so tiny!) should i stop?? now im freaked!


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