Live Hornworms - (Manduca sexta) Hornworms are an excellent feeder treat for bearded dragons, leopard geckos, chameleons, and various other reptiles and pets. Their bright green color stimulates picky eaters, and they are extremely low maintenance. In addition to being a great source of hydration, they are high in calcium, low in fat, low in chitin, and have an extremely soft exoskeleton so your pet will not have trouble digesting them. Hornworms are a great supplement to using our live crickets. See our Hornworms Care Guide for more.
Hornworms are available in 12-count cups that contain sufficient food to complete their growth within 7-10 days.
- Advise - please provide a valid physical address for shipping via FedEx. FedEx will not deliver to a P.O. Box. Orders shipping to a P.O. Box will need to be shipped USPS.
- Restricted - Hornworms are not available to ship to Alabama.
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. These option 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 claim, please log in to your account to view order history and request a refund for the order in question.
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 log in to your account to view order history and request a refund for the order in question. 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.
We ship orders Monday-Friday depending on the items ordered and the shipping method selected at checkout. We do not ship on Saturday or Sunday.
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 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 Ground Advantage 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 Ground Advantage is the cheapest, Overnight is the most expensive with many options in between depending on the season. 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.
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