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Old 01-06-2011, 08:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: How many mealworms for one hedgehog?

With only feeding 2-3 a night, you're going to get WAY more than you can ever use. I only farm in 3 small tubs, and I have tons excess from feeding around 30 every day (not all to one hedgie).

If you really wanted to farm, you won't need too many. Try getting a cup of 50 worms or so and you can feed half off, and let the others pupate. Yes, both the worms and the beetles will eat the pupae. It's best to pick them out when you see them and keep them in a separate container until they shed into beetles. The tubs you mentioned should be fine, an inch/inch and a half of wheat bran would work great.

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