Phoenix Worms (AKA Black Soldier Fly Larva)

The larvae of Hermetia illucens, commonly known as the Black Soldier Fly, Phoenix Worms have been fed to many thousands of animals by breeders and hobbyists over the past ten years. Recommended by veterinarians, genuine Phoenix Worms are the only calcium-rich feeder that has naturally balanced calcium and phosphorus and can be safely fed as a staple. Delicious, nutritious, high in calcium and low in fat are all description of this excellent staple feeder. Take a look for yourself at this comparison chart with other popular feeders...

No doubt you've heard of imitation brands, such as Reptiworms or Calciworms, but please heed the following...

Only genuine Phoenix Worms® 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. Important: 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.

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!

Phoenix Worms Cups come in 4 sizes...

150+ Extra Small

150+ Small

100+ Medium

100+ Large

We stock all sizes of Phoenix Worms, and are able to offer quantity discounts. The following prices are available for purchase on our website...

Cups of 150 XSmall, 150 Small, 100 Medium, or 100 Large Phoenix Worms

  1. $6.99
  2. $12.99
  3. $19.49
  4. $23.99

All prices are plus shipping. We recommend Fedex Ground or Two Day in this extreme weather, usually between $10-$20

Here at Small Pet Feeders, Phoenix Worms are just one of the many high quality insects we stock for our clients. We carry a large range of different insects of varied sizes, shapes, origins, and nutritional values. On the website, you will find nutritional analysis's for most of the insects we sell, making it easy for you to make a well educated decision when deciding what series of insects to feed your beloved pet. Please do us and your pet a favor, and when placing your order for Phoenix Worms, take a look at our other insects as the best diet for a truly healthy pet is a varied diet. We work hard to stock as many insects as possible at our home office in Atlanta, GA, but the ones that would be better to get the freshest possible, we have shipped directly to you from our farms across the country so you don't get an old item that has been sitting around, which is great for you.

If you happen to want other items from the website at Small Pet Feeders - Small Pet Feeders, just go ahead and add the Phoenix Worms to your shopping cart and continue browsing the website. You may checkout with Paypal, a Credit/Debit card, or GoogleCheckout at the end of your transaction.

We really appreciate your business! Have a Buggy Day!

Small Pet Feeders LLC

Terms and Conditions

All retail level items are shipped directly from our Marietta, GA office, while our bulk orders (crickets, superworms, and earthworms) are generally shipped directly from the farms.

All items are shipped Monday through Wednesday to ensure live delivery.

All orders are guaranteed alive, assuming temperatures don't breach 90 degrees at any point during transit, or they will be replaced, either immediately or with store credit. (The latter in the case of the 50% majority of package being alive)

All orders must be in by 6 PM the previous day to be shipped out the next shipping day. All orders received after Tuesday night at 6PM will likely be shipped the following shipping week. We do however try to get additional packages out throughout the week, please let us know if you need your package as soon as possible.