DUE TO EXTREME TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF THE USA, THERE WILL BE NO LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEES ON SHIPPING SILKWORMS THIS WEEK (6/17-6/21), EVEN IF HELD AT THE POST OFFICE -||- ALSO- NO SHIPPING THE WEEK OF 6/30. SHIPPING WILL RESUME ON 7/9.

Small Silkworms
Small Silkworms
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Small Silkworms

Vendor
FramsChams Chameleon Breeders, LLC
Regular price
$16.00
Sale price
$16.00
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Attention:

We will NOT be shipping silkworms the week of June 30th. Any orders/subscriptions that come in that week will be shipped out the following week on July 9th. Subscriptions can be edited or skipped in the customer portal. If your order is not edited, we will fill it and ship it on 7/9.

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Silkworms are an excellent choice as feeders for your panther chameleon and other pets due to their nutritional value and ease of digestion.

Small Silkworms - Approx. 1/4" - 1/2" long.

 

We ship your silkworms with enough food to last approximately 2-3 days (which gets them through shipping).

If you plan on keeping your silkworms for a few days or more, please order more food. We cannot provide more food in the container because the humidity it creates can harm the silks during shipment. Order it here - Extra Silkworm Food

 

*During the summer and winter months we HIGHLY suggest adding a Ship-Safe Phase Pack to your silkworm purchase to help maintain optimal shipping temperatures without spiking humidity levels-  Ship-Safe Phase Pack. If daytime temperatures are 40 degrees and below a heat pack should be ordered.

SHIPPING POLICY - Please read the full policy HERE

USPS Priority Mail Shipping:

Orders ship next day on Mondays.

Orders placed Tuesday through Sunday will be shipped the following Monday.

Shipping Methods

  • USPS Priority Mail: We ship USPS Priority Mail as our standard delivery service. Priority Mail advertises 2-3 day shipments to most locations in the continental USA, however this is not guaranteed by USPS or FramsChams. Please understand that shipping may take longer than the advertised time. FramsChams has no control of shipping times.
  • USPS Priority Mail Express: If you desire a quicker ship time, you may choose Priority Mail Express at checkout. This service offers a next-day to 2-day delivery service by 6PM.
  • Tracking numbers will be automatically emailed to you the day your silkworms ship (Monday or Tuesday). If you do not receive a tracking number, PLEASE check your SPAM folder and then email us as soon as possible if necessary. We are happy to get you that information.

 

**LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE**

We will ONLY guarantee silkworms that have been held for pickup at your local post office. Any silks delivered anywhere other than a post office for pickup will not come with the LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE. Your check (✔️) in the “HOLD FOR PICKUP” box will confirm your acceptance of this requirement. If there is no box to check, email us with the "hold" request. 

If your silkworms arrive dead, you MUST let us know within 8 hours after delivery to the post office. Please watch your tracking for delivery to the post office. If requests come after 8 hours, we will not replace dead silkworms. We kindly ask that you provide a picture/video in your email.

THE POST OFFICE WILL NOT CALL YOU TO ALERT YOU THAT YOUR SILKS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED. PLEASE WATCH THE TRACKING!

Shipping in extreme temperatures (above 90 and below 40 degrees) voids the Live Arrival Guarantee.

  

 

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

Silkworm Care:

When the silkworms arrive, carefully pull the mesh out of the box and lay it flat on the bottom of a larger, open air container. Move the worms and food into the new container. The food that comes with the worms lasts about 2 days (through shipping). If you don't plan to feed them to your reptile within the first days of receiving, please order extra food or feed them mulberry leaves if you have access.


Care Tips

Keep silks in an open-air container.

Do not refrigerate your silkworms – they will die if too cold.

Keep silkworms out of direct sunlight and maintain them at room temperature.

Keep extra chow in the refrigerator and grate a small amount over the silkworms daily. They will climb to the top as they eat, leaving their poop below. 

If you run out of food, you may shred a carrot and feed to your silkworms. The silkworms might turn to an orange color, but they are still very nutritious.