Black Soldier Fly Larvae - Soldier Worms

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$5.75 - $15.90
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Black Soldier Fly Larvae - Live Soldier Worms


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● Naturally high in calcium and protein

● Great supplemental feeder for bearded dragons, geckos, chameleons, turtles, and just about any pet reptile or amphibian

● Easy to manage and packed with nutrients to promote stronger bones and healthy growth

Soldier Worms, the live larvae of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens), are a naturally nutritious, protein-packed, calcium-rich treat for your pet. Their balanced Calcium to Phosphorus ratio is ideal for reptiles (without the need for dusting), and can help prevent Metabolic Bone Disease. They also contain natural antimicrobial properties that may help boost your pet’s immunity. While most flies are considered pests, BSF are actually beneficial to the environment as very efficient decomposers of organic waste and a sustainable source of high-quality protein. Learn more about our production process and research at

During the winter months, we recommend checking our shipping information page before ordering any live insects. Cold temperatures can greatly impact the odds of receiving them live and healthy. See our Live Delivery Guarantee before placing your order.

*Please provide a valid physical address for shipping via FedEx. FedEx will not deliver to a PO Box. PO Box orders will need to be shipped USPS. 
When will my order ship?
Is there any guarantee on live delivery?
Which shipping method should I choose?


For more information on how to care for Soldier Worms, check out our Black Soldier Fly Larvae Care Sheet.

Live Delivery Guarantee Spring/Summer/Fall
We Guarantee Live Delivery of your insect order. Should you experience a problem we will issue a credit at our discretion the value of the lost insects. We do not credit, refund or guarantee the cost of shipping. The cost of shipping is final and non-refundable. We offer a great variety of shipping options from FedEx and United States Postal Service. These options vary greatly in service level and price. Please pick the option best suited for your area and needs. You have 2 business days from receipt of your order to report a loss. Please report all claims promptly. Claims made after the 2 business day notification window will not be honored. To request a credit please call our sales team at 1 800 735-8537 or use our Credit Request Form.
Live Delivery Guarantee Winter
Fluker Farms guarantees live delivery when temperatures are as low as 16 degrees at the destination and/or regional sort facilities during estimated transit times. While most insect growers simply refuse to ship at temperatures below this threshold, Fluker Farms recognizes how much you rely on live insect for your pet’s nourishment and feel you should have a choice in the matter. Therefore, we provide the following options when the weather drops to 0-15 degrees (we will not ship to any areas below 0 degrees). 

1) Ship Without Guarantee (SWG)-You can choose to have your insects shipped when the night time temperatures are between 0-15 degrees by selecting the SWG option, however, we cannot guarantee live delivery and NO REFUND will be given for insects that do not arrive alive. 
2) Hold For Weather (HFW)-If you choose the HFW option, your order may be held up to 7 days while we wait on improved shipping conditions. If after 7 days the weather doesn’t improve enough for your order to be shipped, it will be cancelled and any charges refunded. 

For your convenience we offer a variety of shipping methods from Fedex and the United States Postal Service. Please choose the method that is best suited for the conditions in your area. Keep in mind that although Fluker Farms will replace any insects that do not arrive alive (subject to the extreme weather policy outlined above), Fluker Farms DOES NOT guarantee any shipping charges. All shipping charges are final and non refundable. Please inspect your packages upon delivery and contact us immediately with any problems. All live insect claims must be made within 2 business days of delivery. To request a claim, please fill out our credit request form. All claims will be processed within 2 business days.

Go to Shipping Advisory to see if there are any weather advisories for your area. States listed in red currently have night-time temperatures of 15 degrees (F) or below: If you have any questions or concerns related to your state or our shipping policy please feel free to contact us or call (800) 735-8537.

When will my order ship?
We ship orders Monday-Friday according to the chart below. We do not ship on Saturday or Sunday.
Orders placed before 3pm CST Tuesday-Thursday and orders placed prior to 10am CST on Friday will ship same-day provided the selected Shipping service level is available that day (noted in green in table). If the shipping service level is not available for that day (noted in red in table), the order will be shipped on the following Monday.
*Same-day shipping may be affected by postal holidays. See Alerts
*USPS orders are not currently available for Monday shipment.
Shipping Service Level Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
FedEx Overnight Priority/Standard Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx 2nd Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Ground Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Home-Delivery Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
FedEx Express Saver 3 Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Monday
USPS First Class Est. Delivery: 2-5 days Ships Tuesday Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day
USPS Priority Mail Est. Delivery: 2-3 days Ships Tuesday Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day Ships Same Day


Which shipping method should I choose?
We offer a wide variety of options for shipping your live insects. Using the chart above as reference, our customers can choose which shipping service will work best for them. It is important to take into account that transit times vary greatly between the different options. USPS First Class Mail can take up to 7 business days and Fedex Overnight is a one business day in transit service. What works well for some customers will not always work well for others. If it is during the hot summer months or cold winter months we recommend not using USPS First Class Mail because it is the slowest option and increases the risk of receiving your insects DOA. Make sure to check the weather, carefully taking into account transit time and places that your package will travel through. Also important to consider is the price between the shipping methods: USPS First Class Mail is the cheapest, Fedex Priority Overnight is the most expensive with many options in between. We try to provide as much information as possible but it is ultimately up to the customer to make the best choice based on weather and the quality of delivery services available to your area. 


20 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Jen on Nov 22nd 2018

    cheapest BSFL i've found yet and they arrived in perfect condition, very fat and healthy looking, ordered highest quantity and theres so many in the tub that was sent the dirt wiggles like crazy. My dragon is in love, will be purchasing more regularly.

  • 5
    Black Soilder Fly Larvae

    Posted by Cali on Nov 9th 2018

    Such a great purchase! I buy 1000 every 2 weeks for my bearded dragon and they love them! They are shipped quickly, come the right size and in good packaging, the larvae are easy to care for and to feed to the beardies. No care is needed for the larvae, only thing is that they do turn into black soilder flies in a few weeks if you don’t feed them all fast enough. But this is definitely the best place to purchase black soilder fly larvae from!

  • 1
    No where near the 500 I ordered

    Posted by Katelyn Grayson on Nov 6th 2018

    I ordered 500 count and there was no where near that amount in the container wont be ordering again

  • 3

    Posted by Lindsay Schwartz on Sep 25th 2018

    My first few orders were great and had appropriately sized larvae, however, I've noticed a decrease in quality and size with my most recent purchases. It's a shame because these are the most affordable BSFL on the market and my beardie loves them but I'm considering looking elsewhere because the Large size product doesn't live up to its name.

  • 3
    Good- But don't last long

    Posted by Corey on Aug 21st 2018

    I bought these soldier fly larvae to supplement my geckos while they were laying eggs because they are rich in calcium. They arrived healthy and alive. I placed them in the fridge and within 2 weeks they were all dead. It's not Fluker's fault but they just aren't as easy to keep as mealworms.

  • 5
    Great deal!

    Posted by Preston Durieux on Nov 17th 2017

    This is the best place to order pheonix worms from! They are a fantastic deal, they always show up alive and healthy.

  • 2

    Posted by Madeline Lathrop on Sep 26th 2017

    I ordered two different sizes and both times they were the same! My second order was the larger order but only a few of the larvae seems to be close to 1/2", many looked like the one from my small order! I noticed the lid was marked small and relabeled not sure if that's the norm but I'm disappointed. The shipping is great, but the product consistency is questionable. Hopefully they will make it right. Our beardie ignores the tiny worms! :(

  • 5

    Posted by Stephen Brinson on Jun 21st 2017

    What can one say about BSFL. It is a grub. What I can say is that my order went exactly as I expected. Better actually. I received my order faster then expected. All the larva where happy and healthy when they arrived. Well I guess they where, how can one tell if a larva is happy. These things are eating machines. I am having trouble supplying them enough food. I ordered 3000 and have an active wild population. What I have noticed is that they do not eat the skins of produce. They leave a paper thin layer of skin behind. These things are amazing. One more thing. The price at Fluker's is the best I have found by a lot, around 50% lower.

  • 5
    Great Larvae

    Posted by Jarvis on Jun 20th 2017

    Healthy larvae and fast shipping, thank you.