Fruit beetle grubs (Pachnoda marginata larvae) grow to around 40-50mm. They are soft bodied and are loved by larger lizards such as bearded dragons and panther chameleons. They make a great treat. The adult beetle can also be used as a food.
How they come
There are 10 fruit beetle grubs are in a tub with some moist peat which they will feed on. They need to be kept at 20-28c, moist (not wet).
Caring for fruit beetle grubs
The grubs are best kept in a well venitlated faunarium box with 5-6cm of a moist (not wet) substrate such as coco fibres or peat. They will feed on a mix of beetle grub A and beetle grub B or leaf mulch and rotting hardwood. They will also eat a little fruit, add just a small amount as leftovers will rot and attract fruit flies. Remember to keep them moist and not wet.
Caring for adult fruit beetles
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