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    I believe the Nutrigrub (Phoenix worm, calciworms, etc) distributors say they dont require additional dusting when they're fed to your animal. Do these affect the suggested supplement schedule of a leopard gecko? Or are they the equivalent of a well fed roach or cricket? I know those insects get dusted only a few days a week per the schedule for a leopard gecko without uvb I just wanted to make sure that I wont be over supplementing. Thank you for the help.

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    I suggest feeding your leo nutrigrubs on the days you don't lightly dust the bugs or worms. Some leos don't like them much.

    Be sure to order the largest ones (~3/4 inches).
    "If you can hear crickets, it's still summer." ;)

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    Thank you for the help

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    Quote Originally Posted by goodspeed83 View Post
    Thank you for the help
    You're welcome.

    I hope you were able to read additional care and feeding information in that link.
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    I did read the additional info, we feed them to our bearded dragon Ziggy also. We just got our first leopard gecko yesterday(Spencer) and waited to feed til tonight in case he was fed before we got him. I'm going to put a few in his feed cup and see if he eats them overnight. If I pierce them will it kill them or will they still squirm around for awhile?
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    Quote Originally Posted by goodspeed83 View Post
    I did read the additional info, we feed them to our bearded dragon Ziggy also. We just got our first leopard gecko yesterday(Spencer) and waited to feed til tonight in case he was fed before we got him. I'm going to put a few in his feed cup and see if he eats them overnight. If I pierce them will it kill them or will they still squirm around for awhile?
    The "piercing info" was mentioned on Geckos Unlimited by a well-respected GU member. I "think" NutriGrubs will still squirm for a little while.

    Please let me know whether these NutriGrub feeders are still alive the morning after being pierced.
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    I'm happy to say that Spencer ate all 5 NutriGrubs that I put in his cup. They were still very squirmy about 5 hours after I put them in there, but they were gone by the time I got up for work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by goodspeed83 View Post
    I'm happy to say that Spencer ate all 5 NutriGrubs that I put in his cup. They were still very squirmy about 5 hours after I put them in there, but they were gone by the time I got up for work.
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    for Spencer!
    "If you can hear crickets, it's still summer." ;)

    "May the peace that
    You find at the beach
    Follow you home"

    Click: Leo Care Sheet's Table of Contents

    ===> No plain calcium, calcium with D3, or multivitamins inside a vivarium <===

    Oedura castelnaui ~ Lepidodactylus lugubris ~ Phelsuma barbouri ~ Ptychozoon kuhli ~ Cyrtodactylus peguensis zebraicus ~ Phyllurus platurus ~ Eublepharis macularius ~ Correlophus ciliatus ~ (L kimhowelli) ~ (P tigrinus) ~ (P klemmeri) ~ (H garnotii)

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