Living Sustainably

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Making Fish Food – The Black Soldier Fly Larvae Composter

The larvae are sold as live pet food for owners of herptiles and tropical fish, or as composting grubs. They store high levels of calcium for future pupation which is beneficial to herptiles. BSFL are used to convert wastes into a high quality animal feed. The wastes include manure, food wastes and garden wastes of both animal and vegetable origin. Fish farmers may allow the grubs to fall into the pond or tank. The grubs devour waste and grow very quickly. We are building 35 gallon composters to feed our fish tanks, but for a smaller unit to learn about the process, see the following: