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SILKWORMS (Bombyx mori)


LIVE FRUIT FLIES:
D. Melanogaster Wingless Fruit Flies

D. Hydei Flightless Fruit Flies

FRUIT FLY CULTURING SUPPLIES:
Fruit Fly Culture Kits
Culture Feeding Media
Methyl Paraben
Culture Containers & Lids
Poly Fabric Insect Lids
Culture Perching Mesh

PRAYING MANTIS:
Praying Mantis Ootheca (Eggs)
Living Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis Food
Praying Mantis Kits
Praying Mantis Cages
Praying Mantis Educational

SILKWORM PRODUCTS:
Small Silkworms
Medium Silkworms
Large Silkworms
Silkworm Eggs
Silkworm Kits
Silkworm Food
Silk Cocoons
Misc Items
Silkworm Books

LARVAE:
Fruit Fly Larvae
Silkworms
Rice Flour Beetles & Larvae

WORMS:
Living Silkworms
Superworms
Superworm Bedding / Food
Superworm Breeding Kits

TINY FOOD:
Microworms
Vinegar Eels
Brine Shrimp

PEST CONTROL:
"No Bugs M'Lady" Shelf Paper
"Bug Kill" Shelf Paper

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LIVE FRUIT FLIES:
D. Melanogaster Wingless Fruit Flies
D. Hydei Flightless Fruit Flies

FRUIT FLY CULTURING SUPPLIES:
Fruit Fly Culture Kits
Fruit Fly Culture Feeding Media
Methyl Paraben Mold Inhibitor
Culture Containers and Lids
Poly Fabric Insect Lids
Fruit Fly Culture Perching Mesh

PRAYING MANTIS:
Praying Mantis Ootheca (Eggs)
Living Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis Kits
Praying Mantis Cages
Praying Mantis Educational

SILKWORM PRODUCTS:
Small Silkworms
Medium Silkworms
Large Silkworms
Silkworm Eggs
Silkworm Kits
Silkworm Food
Silk Cocoons
Misc Items
Silkworm Books

LARVAE:
Fruit Fly Larvae
Silkworms
Rice Flour Beetles & Larvae

WORMS:
Living Silkworms
Superworms
Superworm Bedding / Food
Superworm Breeding Kits

TINY FOOD:
Microworms
Vinegar Eels
Brine Shrimp

PEST CONTROL:
"No Bugs M'Lady" Shelf Paper
"Bug Kill" Shelf Paper

WINTER SHIPPING:
Heat Packs

ETC:
Gift Certificates
Live Guarantee
Customer Service
Returns
Shipping Schedule
























LIVE FRUIT FLIES:
D. Melanogaster Wingless Fruit Flies
D. Hydei Flightless Fruit Flies

FRUIT FLY CULTURING SUPPLIES:
Fruit Fly Culture Kits
Fruit Fly Culture Feeding Media
Methyl Paraben Mold Inhibitor
Culture Containers and Lids
Poly Fabric Insect Lids
Fruit Fly Culture Perching Mesh

PRAYING MANTIS:
Praying Mantis Ootheca (Eggs)
Living Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis Kits
Praying Mantis Cages
Praying Mantis Educational

SILKWORM PRODUCTS:
Small Silkworms
Medium Silkworms
Large Silkworms
Silkworm Eggs
Silkworm Kits
Silkworm Food
Silk Cocoons
Misc Items
Silkworm Books

LARVAE:
Fruit Fly Larvae
Rice Flour Beetles & Larvae

WORMS:
Superworms
Superworm Bedding / Food
Superworm Breeding Kits

TINY FOOD:
Microworms
Vinegar Eels
Brine Shrimp

PEST CONTROL:
"No Bugs M'Lady" Shelf Paper
"Bug Kill" Shelf Paper

WINTER SHIPPING:
Heat Packs

ETC:
Gift Certificates
Live Guarantee
Customer Service
Returns
Shipping Schedule
Silkworms & Silkworm Related Products

Silkworms are fascinating AND they are extremely nutritious when fed to your animals (please see nutritional information chart HERE). We specialize not only in Flightless Fruit Flies, but also in Silkworms. Silkworms are for a huge number of purposes, from being a live feeder for your pet to being the basis of a silkworm biology project in school, and on to simply being a brief pet for you and your children, SILKWORMS ARE WONDERFUL!

Silkworms have a life cycle of approximately 4-6 weeks. After hatching, they will gorge themselves on mulberry and grow very quickly to about 3'' plus. They will then spin a silk cocoon and change into a moth. The moth will emerge, mate, lay eggs and die within a week or two, completing the life cycle.



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SMALL SILKWORMS
Small Silkworms are approximately 1/4'' - 1/2'' and are available in quantities of 25, 50 or 100. Silkworms ONLY eat mulberry leaves or our special prepared mulberry paste.

IMPORTANT: If you will be growing your Silkworms or keeping them for longer than the first day you receive them, YOU WILL NEED TO FEED THEM. Please CLICK HERE for Silkworm Food.
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MEDIUM SILKWORMS
Medium Silkworms are approximately 1'' and are available in quantities of 25, 50 or 100. Silkworms ONLY eat mulberry leaves or our special prepared mulberry paste.

IMPORTANT: If you will be growing your Silkworms or keeping them for longer than the first day you receive them, YOU WILL NEED TO FEED THEM. Please CLICK HERE for Silkworm Food.
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LARGE SILKWORMS
Our large Silkworms are approximately 1 1/2'' - 2'' and are available in quantities of 25 or 50. Silkworms ONLY eat mulberry leaves or our special prepared mulberry paste.

IMPORTANT: If you will be growing your Silkworms or keeping them for longer than the first day you receive them, YOU WILL NEED TO FEED THEM. Please CLICK HERE for Silkworm Food.
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SILKWORM EGGS
Silkworm Eggs are the most economical way to grow and raise silkworms. They are available in counts of 250, 500 or 1000 Easy-to-follow instructions will tell you exactly what to expect and what to do.

IMPORTANT: Silkworms ONLY EAT MULBERRY. Be sure you have either mulberry leaves for the soon-to-hatch caterpillars or our special Mulberry Paste, which is made from dried mulberry leaves.

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250 Silkworm Eggs
$15.50
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500 Silkworm Eggs
$28.50
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1000 Silkworm Eggs
$49.50


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Silkworm Kits

BASIC SILKWORM KIT with Eggs
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
* 50 Silkworm Eggs
* 1/2lb Powdered Silkworm Food (Makes 2lbs when prepared)
* Silkworm House
* Grater for Prepared Silkworm Food
* Complete, Easy Instructions

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Basic Silkworm Kit -
Eggs


$25.50

DISCOVERY SILKWORM KIT with Eggs
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
* 50 Silkworm Eggs
* 1/2lb Powdered Silkworm Food (Makes 2lbs when prepared)
* Silkworm House
* Grater for Prepared Silkworm Food
* Book- Silkworms, by Sylvia A. Johnson
* Cocoonery for Silkworms to Spin Cocoons On
* 3 "Whole" Silkworm Cocoons
* 3 Hatched Silkworm Cocoons
* Magnifying Glass
* 10 Mulberry Seeds
* Complete, Easy Instructions

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Silkworm Discovery Kit
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Silkworm Discovery Kit - Eggs

$47.50

BASIC SILKWORM KIT with Live Silkworms
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
* 50 Small to Medium Silkworms
* 1/2lb Powdered Silkworm Food (Makes 2lbs when prepared)
* Silkworm House
* Grater for Prepared Silkworm Food
* Complete, Easy Instructions

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DISCOVERY SILKWORM KIT w/ Live Silkworms
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
* 50 Small to Medium Live Silkworms
* 1/2lb Powdered Silkworm Food (Makes 2lbs when prepared)
* Silkworm House
* Grater for Prepared Silkworm Food
* Book- Silkworms, by Sylvia A. Johnson
* Cocoonery for Silkworms to Spin Cocoons On
* 3 "Whole" Silkworm Cocoons
* 3 Hatched Silkworm Cocoons
* Magnifying Glass
* 10 Mulberry Seeds
* Complete, Easy Instructions

(Items are described below)

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Silkworm Food

SILKWORM FOOD - Prepared Mulberry
Our prepared Mulberry Paste is a great substitute for those who don't have access to fresh mulberry leaves. This item will also allow you to raise Silkworms year round, since mulberry trees drop their leaves during the Fall. This "mulberry paste" is mulberry powder that has already been prepared and packaged for you. If you'd like a more economical alternative, try our mulberry powder below (requires cooking).
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Prepared Mulberry Food
1 LB

$9.75
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Prepared Mulberry Food
2 LBS

$19.50
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Prepared Mulberry Food
4 LBS

$37.50

SILKWORM FOOD - Mulberry Powder
Our dry Mulberry Powder is the same thing as the prepared mulberry food above, but it has not been prepared. Preparation involves adding water and cooking. Complete instructions are included. This is our most economical Silkworm food. One pound powder makes 4 LBS mulberry paste when prepared. After food has chilled, simply grate a small amount over your Silkworms when feeding time has come.
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Mulberry Dry Powder
1 LB

$23.75
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Mulberry Dry Powder
2 LBS

$39.50
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Mulberry Dry Powder
5 LBS

$89.50

Silkworm Cocoons

SILK COCOONS - Unbroken
Silk Cocoons are what the world makes silk fabric from. These cocoons are whole, meaning the Silkworm moth has not emerged and has not made a hole in the cocoon. The silk strand that comprises the cocoon is, therefore, one very very long unbroken strand. The dried pupa remains inside the cocoon and has died.
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Whole Silk Cocoon
5 Count

$7.50
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Whole Silk Cocoon
10 Count

$12.50
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Whole Silk Cocoon
25 Count

$24.50

SILK COCOONS - Hatched
These silk cocoons are broken, meaning the Silkworm moth has emerged and has made a hole in the cocoon while emerging. The silk strand is therefore broken and there is no pupa inside the cocoon. This item could be part of a wonderful presentation on the life cycle of a silkworm and it's emergence from the cocoon as a moth.
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Hatched Silk Cocoon
5 Count

$7.50


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Non-Living Silkworm Related Items

SILKWORM TONGS - $7.25
Metal tongs are 6'' in length and can be used to hold Silkworms (or anything you don't want to touch). They are also extremely handy as a tool to place any item into your animal's enclosure.
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SILKWORM LIFE CYCLE FIGURES - $12.50
This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is now only available with our Discovery Silkworm Kit.

Silkworm figurines are oversized, anatomically accurate plastic models that show how Silkworms morph, grow, and emerge from silk cocoons as adults. Set of four includes eggs on a mulberry leaf, larva, pupa, and adult silk moth. The "pupa" is actually a cocoon figurine with a moth emerging. Excellent tool for teachers conducting lessons on silk and Silkworms. Ages 4 & up
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MULBERRY SEEDS - 25 Count - $7.50
Silkworms ONLY eat our Silkworm Food or fresh MULBERRY LEAVES. These seeds will grow into trees which bear the mulberry leaf that feeds the Silkworm. Please note- it will take a few years before you will have a specimen large enough to give leaves for the all-important Silkworm cause. You will be surprised, however, how vigorously the mulberry tree grows - like a weed.
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Silkworm Books

Complete Instruction in Rearing Silkworms
by Carrie Williams - $19.75
This book should be read by anyone interested in raising Silkworms. You will be transformed into a Silkworm raising Zen master after reading this educational book.

Age - Adult | 144 Pages | Paperback
complete instruction on silkworm rearing

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Silkworms
by Sylvia Johnson - $8.75
This book is ideal for both children & adults alike, providing a wealth of knowledge about Silkworms. With excellent photos and well written text, this book is an introduction to the domesticated Silkworm moth.

Ages 9 & Up | 48 Pages | Paperback
silkworms

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The Empress and the Silkworm
by Lily Toy Hong - out of print
This book tells the story of how silk was first discovered in China. This is a picture book, part fact and part fable with excellent drawings.

Ages 4 & Up | 32 Pages | Hardback
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Project Mulberry
by Linda Sue Park - $9.50
Learn what happens in the charming story about entering a Silkworm Project in the state fair. This book is the Winner of the 2005 Chicago Tribune Young Adult Fiction Prize and a New York Public Library 2005 Best Book.

Ages 9 & Up | 240 Pages | Paperback
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If you'd like to learn much more about the fascinating Silkworm, PLEASE VISIT OUR PARENT WEBSITE, The Silkworm Shop. You'll find tons of resources, including teacher lessons, Silkworm jokes, anecdotes, a Silkworm poem and song, Silkworm projects and more.


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