These lively insects are raised with quality diets in special facilities. They are bred especially for pets, providing a great source of proteins and vitamins.
Giant Meal Worms are several times larger than regular Meal Worms and are handled the same way as Meal Worms.
Folk names for larger earthworm include "dew-worm", "rainworm", "night crawler", and "angleworm" due to its use as fishing bait.
Superworms are common in the reptile pet industry. In the search for easy-to-raise insects to use as food for captive reptiles and amphibians, superworms quickly moved into the spotlight, and have been a staple feeder insect ever since.
A maggot is the larvae of a fly. Anglers use maggots usually provided by commercial suppliers to catch non-predatory fish.
These larvae are used extensively as live food for terrarium pets and some pet birds, mostly due to their high fat content, their ease of breeding, and their ability to survive for weeks at low temperatures.