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Worm Composting Systems

Thought I'd start this to give new members a look at the various different setups that worm bins and composters can come in.Please post your Worm Composting Systems here. I will be posting mine soon!Continue

Started Sep 20, 2014

Is Vermicomposters Dead?
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It seems like the forum isn't as busy as it normally once was, seems like it's dying :( .Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel J Kline Jul 6, 2014.

Dermestids and Dry Composting?
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Could Dermestid beetles be used to dry compost some of the things [bread and such] that I don't want my worm bin to compost? If I do this I will be sure to post pictures of the process of building…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dermy Jul 4, 2014.

How I Prepare Food Wastes
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Here is just a quick Tutorial on how I prepare my food wastes for my worm bin.1- Chop it up into little bits[the smaller the better in my opinion]2-Freeze it for 24-48 hrs [I do mine for longer…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barb Jun 16, 2014.

 

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When did you start composting with worms?
March 27, 2012
About Me:
I am an isopod composter. I have made a new iso-bag system that i am testing.

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Vermy Bin 2014

I started this bin about 2 months ago. The worm population is very small, about 100 worms. But it has doubled from the 50 worms I started…

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Posted on May 1, 2014 at 1:15pm — 2 Comments

Slug Composting Experinces 2012

Day#50- June 14/2012- I can't belive its been 50 days since i started this slug

colony in the kritter keeper. They haven't been as productive as the year past

but thats because i am busy right now wth school and dermestids! If it was just

slugs i would have hundreds! I have to check the egg[or incubater] today and see

if we've got any new baby slugs i will be sure to post how many i found/have. I

can't wait till after school it was just raining which means the slugs…

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Posted on June 14, 2012 at 8:33am

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At 2:06pm on April 21, 2012, Joseph Despins said…

Hi Dermy, welcome to Vermicomposters! I need to learn from your experiences on establishing an isopod composter so the arthropods are happy.

At 8:30am on June 16, 2012, Jay said…

Hi Dermy, thanks for the welcome to isopod group. I have a growing colony of pillbugs and sow bugs that seem happy atop my worm bedding of shredded semi-composted sycamore leaves. They love boiled peanut shells! Please tell me more about dermestids. Did a googoo search and looks like they are the insect form of vultures? Am reseaching other critters to possibly have different bins other than just vermi+pods.

At 3:51pm on June 17, 2012, dermy said…
Wow! Sorry people i didnt know about this spot.

joseph- They work faster as the colony grows bigger, i found melons are a great population booster, esp. during spring and fall.

lol dermestids wat a spot to talk about those! i can shoot u a link to a site where you can join and ask dermy questions, if you like. hmm peanuts i haven't aten those in ages! ha vermi-pod, maybe i could make a slug-pod system thanks for the idea Jay!

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