Hornworm Gutload Diet (Gel Premix)
Our High Calcium, Vitamin Fortified, Antibiotic Free, Hornworm Diet for maximizing the nutritional value of Manduca sexta Larvae as feeders.
INGREDIENTS: Soy Flour, Stabilized Rice Bran, Corn Meal, Cellulose, Calcium Carbonate, Brewer’s Dried Yeast, Cane Molasses, Dried Seaweed Meal, Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Soy Phytosterols, Dried Kelp, Dried Watermelon, Rose Hips, Hibiscus Flower, Marigold Flower, Paprika, Turmeric, Citric Acid, Salt, Calcium Propionate, Methylparaben and Potassium Sorbate (as preservatives), Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate, Zinc Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate, Manganese Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate, Copper Methionine Hydroxy Analogue Chelate. Vitamins: (Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium L-Ascorbyl-2-Monophosphate, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin, Beta Carotene, Pantothenic Acid, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid, Biotin, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex).
Guaranteed Analysis: Crude Protein min. 20%, Crude Fat min. 4.5%, Crude Fiber max. 10%, Moisture max. 8%, Ash max. 15%, Calcium min. 3.5%.
DIRECTIONS: Mix one part powder into 2-2.5 parts water and stir until blended. Microwave until it starts to boil, remove and stir. Alternatively, bring water to a boil on stove, remove from heat, and stir in powder. Let container cool, or immediately pour into a storage container or mold, and let sit at room temp until firm. The finished gel can be cut into cubes, shredded, or used as a whole slab. Whatever is not used immediately should be treated as fresh food. It can be stored vented in refrigerator for up to three weeks. Do NOT use more than three parts water or excessive condensation can occur if used in culture cups.
Refrigeration will extend freshness