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    Thread: Hornworms?

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      Hornworms?

      Does anyone feed their T's (or other critters) CB hornworms? Ones raised on a formulated diet, so they do NOT contain toxins.

      I'm considering raising some myself, and wanted to know if T's would eat them (size dependant on T's size). I have plenty of other pets that will also eat them, including a flock of chickens; I wouldn't be raising them just for the T's.

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      I believe they are a good feeder from what I gather. I think it is always a good idea to give my critters a varied diet as much as possible.
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      I've never raised them, but pick some up for the Ts when the reptile show comes around. Hornworms and silkworms. Most Ts love them. Some are picky eaters.

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      Thanks for the input, guys. It's going to be a little while before I attempt to raise them. I just started superworms and need to get some more money first.
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      Was at the Pomona show today in CA...saw some horn worms for sale but picked up more dubia for my colony (new blood lines ). They look like great feeders!
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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