Protein Booster - Krill Pellets, (45% protein)
High-Protein Krill Pellets - 10g (approx +250 pellets)
This listing is for 10g of protein pellets (45% protein content) which can be added to the substrate as extra protein supplements for beetle larvae, to promote faster larval growth and a larger adult size. These pellets can also be used as protein supplements for other invertebrates such as isopods, millipedes, roaches, and other exotic pets.
These krill protein pellets are my go-to additives for larvae of carnivorous species such as Goliath Beetles and other protein craving Cetoniinae species, due to the high protein and low fat content. Not all species may readily eat these pellets - especially the less carnivorous species that prefer vegetable-based protein instead. For those, the veggie tablets I have available are more suitable.
When used as supplements for beetle larvae, these are a good source of extra protein for Flower Beetles (Cetoniinae), Rhino Beetles (Dynastinae) and Stag Beetles (Lucanidae). Protein supplementsare also necessary when raising larvae of certain species like Goliath Beetles (Goliathus spp.) that have to feed on a high-protein diet to gain weight.
These pellets can be fed to beetle larvae of many of the larger species beetles once they reach the final L3 stage. As a guide, I give 5 krill pellets every week per L3 larva of larger species such as Mecynorrhina torquata ugandensis. Therefore, 10g (+250 pellets) will be enough to support one larva for 50 weeks, or a group of 10x larvae for just over a month. *Do not add excessive amounts of protein pellets to the substrate as any that they cannot eat in time can be more suceptible to mould. Less is always better.*
Crude protein - 45.0%
Crude fat - 5.0%
Crude fibre - 10.0%
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