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Well said Stef, glad that you are back.

Sorry to bang on about the mealworms again, but there is another reason why I think we should all be cautious about feeding them. Mealwormer, AKA Tony mentions how cheap they are to buy at Home Bargins. Well, there is a reason why they are so cheap; large commercial producers feed them on ‘juvenile’ hormones to keep them in their larval stage for longer so that they can grow larger (around 2cm or more) before they pupate into an adult beetle. Mealworms reared naturally are much smaller. I am no expert, but it all sounds a bit ‘Frankenstein’ to me.