This diet is to be fed to crickets in order to increase the calcium level of the gut-fill; this helps balance the calcium to phosphorus ratio of the crickets and other feeder insects when they are consumed by animals. This diet is not intended for use in breeding or raising crickets.  

  • Contains a high level of calcium - Helps balance calcium to phosphorus ratio.
  • Palatable - Readily eaten by crickets.
  • Shown to improve calcium:phosphorus ration in adult crickets, mealworms and superworms*.

Product Form:  Meal- by the kg.

Crude protein not less than 18.0%
Crude fat not less than 3.5%
Crude fiber not more than 8.0%


  • Feed to crickets or other feeder insects free-choice for 24-72 hours. No supplementation is needed.
  • When this diet is consumed, the total body calcium of the crickets and feeder insects is increased. The presence of this diet in the gut of the feeder insects results in a higher level of calcium being delivered to reptiles and other animals that eat them.
  • Fresh water should be available to crickets at all times.

Storage Conditions
For best results, after removal of required dosage store in an original container with the lid securely affixed or store contents of open paper sack in a container with sealing lid. Store in a cool (75°F or colder), dry (approximately 50% RH) location. Freezing will not harm the diet and may extend freshness. Adhere to the “Best if used by” date or use within 1 year of bag manufacturing. DO NOT use moldy or insect-infested feed. 

Ground corn, calcium carbonate, dehulled soybean meal, wheat middlings, ground soybean hulls, porcine meat meal, fish meal (menhaden), porcine animal fat, salt, magnesium oxide, dl-methionine, choline chloride, manganous oxide, zinc oxide, niacin, copper sulfate, dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate (source of vitamin E), calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin, thiamin mononitrate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (vitamin K), ferrous carbonate, vitamin A acetate, zinc sulfate, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, cobalt carbonate, cholecalciferol (vitamin D3). 

Mazuri Hi Calcium Gut Loading Diet insect food is designed to create gut loaded crickets. This cricket feed contains high levels of calcium to balance the calcium to phosphorus ratio in crickets used as food for insect-eating reptiles, birds and mammals as part of a complete insectivore diet. This bug food is not intended for use in breeding or raising insects.

Product Weight: 1 kg

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Mazuri Hi Calcium Gut Loading Diet 1 kg 5M38

  • Brand: Mazuri
  • Product Code: 0007067
  • Formula Number: 5M38
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $14.99

Tags: Insect Diet

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