on order over £99*
Our fruit beetle grubs are a great treat in a reptile or amphibians diet. They are very high in protein, quite high in fat and make a hearty treat so we would recommend them once maybe twice a week in addition to the main insect diet. Our fruit beetle grubs are dispatched direct from the breeder and will be gut loaded before packing to make sure that they are as nutritious as possible on arrival.
Fruit beetle grubs are the perfect size for large geckos, amphibians, water dragons, fish, bearded dragons and monitor lizards. In store we use them as an occasional treat with the Yemen chameleons, pacman frogs and bearded dragons.
This product will be delivered in a plastic container including a soil based substrate. Small airholes perforate the side at regular intervals to provide maximum ventilation with minimal chance of escape. The soil inside provides some cover and insulation in transit. During the summer months the outer cardboard box may also include perforations to keep them cool while in colder months we may include a plain white heatpack.
If you want to keep the fruit beetle grubs as nutritious as possible we would recommend you continue to feed them on a nutritious vegetable diet or with insect foods. For more information on the diet please consult our livefood caresheet.
<p>We believe in being upfront about our delivery costs.</p>
<li>Delivery cost is calculated at the checkout and is dependant upon your basket contents and post code.</li>
<li>We group products together so you get a reduced price.</li>
<li>When you checkout the total delivery price is shown.</li>
<li>Orders over £99 qualify for FREE delivery.</li>
<li>Orders are dispatched Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.</li>
<li>Orders placed before 12pm will be dispatched that day</li>
<li>Orders placed after 12pm are not guaranteed to dispatched that day.</li>
<li>Frozen food will not be dispatched on a Friday unless Saturday delivery is specified.</li>
<li>Dispatch emails & tracking information are sent throughout the day.</li>
<h3>Who Will Deliver My Order?</h3>
<p>Depending on the weight/ size of your order and your postcode, you will be presented with appropriate delivery options at the checkout.</p>
<li>Royal Mail 24 - 1st class service that aims to deliver within 1 day of dispatch (not guaranteed).</li>
<li>Royal Mail 24 Tracked - 1st class service that aims to deliver within 1 day of dispatch (not guaranteed).</li>
<li>Mainland UK - next day courier with pre-12pm or pre-4pm delivery services (excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Saturday - aims to delivery before 12pm Saturday to mainland UK if order placed before 12pm Friday(excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Mainland UK - next day courier with pre-1pm or pre-6pm delivery services (excludes some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Saturday - delivers Saturday to mainland UK if order placed before 12pm Friday (excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Some heavy items may need to be moved from your selected delivery service to a palletised delivery service with a delivery time of 1-2 working days.</li>
<h3>Offshore/ Remote UK Delivery:</h3>
<p>Orders via Royal Mail are unaffected. Orders that need to be delivered via a courier may (but not always) incur additional delivery charges if you live in one of the following post codes; AB30-56, IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-50, ZE, IM, BT & TR21-25.</p>
<p>Please place your order as normal and we will contact you before dispatching your order if necessary.</p>
<h3>Offshore Non-UK Delivery:</h3>
<p>We are not currently accepting orders from outside of the UK.</p>
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