IMPORTANT: Only genuine Phoenix WormsԎ provide the excellent nutrition and balanced Ca:P ratio you can depend on. Our special grain-based diet is unique. Copycat worms fed a different diet do not provide identical nutritional values. Demand an independent lab analysis and see for yourself. Genuine Phoenix Worms are packed in a medium that is proven safe for your animals. Imitation worms are packed in wood shavings or other substances which may harm your animals when ingested. Please use extreme caution for the health and safety of your animals. Phoenix Worms are the only calcium-rich feeder with the perfect balance of calcium and phosphorus, 1.5:1. This natural balance means that Phoenix Worms can be a staple in your pet's diet. Breeders report that hatchlings that are fed PWs right from the start are more than 30% larger than their clutch mates after just a few weeks! They also note higher activity levels and brighter colors for the babies that were fed PWs. Here's why you will like this new premium feeder insect: Phoenix Worms are ready to serve when you take them home. There's no need to dust or gut load these insects before feeding your pet. Phoenix Worms are low in fat and naturally have 23 to 61 times more calcium than other commonly fed feeder insects! No need to culture them! You don't feed them Stay fresh in their cup for weeks at room temperature (even longer at 50-60 degrees) No noise No odor Will stay in a dish--no escapees in the house! Convenient to take on vacation--or easy for a pet sitter to serve while you're away You're going to enjoy watching your pet discover this new food. People tell us that their animals get excited when they see the "black cup" coming! Here's why your pet will love Phoenix Worms: They wiggle like crazy which excites and entices herps. Great food for a picky eater! They taste good (a guess, but herps greedily consume them) Come in four sizes to satisfy most pets, from darts to dragons Stimulate the appetite of animals that don't readily feed Can halt or reverse the effects of metabolic bone disease Provide a boost of nutrition for gravid or just-laid females A great start for all hatchlings! NOTE: Phoenix Worms are not to be confused with ReptiWorms or CalciWorms. Genuine Phoenix Worms are the real deal!