L. Parahybana with a surprise snack.
I put a few superworms in his cage a few weeks back. I guess he waited until it became a beetle.

Taken with my new fish eye lens.
You're lucky the beetle didn't hurt the tarantula.

In the future, you should always crush the heads of mealworms and superworms so that they do not burrow and mature into beetles.
 
@Ungoliant Thank you for the heads up. So those beetles are not good to have in the tank as food. I could have swore I read that they were good. I ran out of supers and sticking to hornworms and good old fashioned crickets. But I will crush their heads next time I feed them to the crew.
 
The beetles are fine as feeders. The danger is if the tarantula molts, the mealworms/superworms and the adult beetle forms can start eating the tarantula.
 
Here is a pic I was sent by someone who fed superworms like you....he went to bed to see his adult female GBB making a molting mat...awoke to this...
Supers will often remain dormant until a food source presents its self...when a t molts, its the buffet table the worms or beetles are waiting for and they will eat your t, no matter how big and bad that t is.
 
I agree with the last comment...supers are great feeders, just crush heads before feeding so they cant burrow.
 

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