What is a Black Soldier Fly?
Hermetia illucens, the black soldier fly, is a common and widespread fly of the family Stratiomyidae. Since the late 20th century, H. illucens has increasingly been gaining attention because of its usefulness for recycling organic waste and generating animal feed.
Where Can I Buy Black Soldier Fly In South Africa?
Address: Davidson St, Fairland, Randburg, 2195, South Africa
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Address: 109 Cayman Rd, Alewynspoort, Johannesburg, 1872, South Africa
Areas served: South Africa
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Phone: +27 87 012 5556
Do you get black soldier fly in South Africa?
Black Soldier Fly (BSF) Larvae are available from The Silkworm Shop South Africa. BSF Larvae are highly nutritious and carry a lot of calcium which is very important for reptiles.
How long does black soldier fly take to mature?
Depending on the feed provided, the larvae will grow for about 10 to 28 days. Then they will enter the pupae stage and transform into adult flies. We can see that the lifecycle of the black soldier fly is quite short