Wombaroo Insect Booster 300g

$11.95 inc. GST



A fortified insect food that improves the nutritional value of feeder insects such as crickets, woodies and mealworms. About Feeding Insects In the wild, insectivorous animals consume a wide variety of insects with high nutritional value. In captivity, there are limited insect types available and commercial insects are often raised on nutrient-poor substrates (e.g. bran). This can lead to deficiency of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients. Insects have no skeletal structure and are therefore a poor source of calcium, with a low ratio of calcium to phosphorus. Improving Insect Nutrition By supplying feeder insects with Insect Booster, the nutritional value of a captive animal’s diet is significantly enhanced. In feeding trials using Insect Booster, calcium to phosphorus ratio improved from 0.2 to 1.5 in crickets and from 0.1 to 1.1 in mealworms*. Likewise, levels of Vitamin A, Vitamin E and colour-enhancing carotenoids were all shown to significantly improve. Ingredients: Wheat pollard, calcium carbonate, soy & whey protein isolates, methionine, vegetable oils, omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids, carotenoids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D3, E, K, biotin, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium. Analysis: Protein 18% Fat 5% Moisture 8% Calcium 9% Vitamin A 45000 IU/kg Vitamin E 1600mg/kg Carotenoids 180mg/kg
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