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I received my European Nightcrawlers today. Here's a a few pictures documenting the event. 

The worms are in their new home but I've already had a couple of wannabe escapees.  I guess I'll be keeping the light on to prevent the wanders from wandering too far away from their new digs.

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Comment by Stephen McGuire on September 28, 2011 at 7:13pm

who did you get them from????

Comment by Keith Yantko on September 28, 2011 at 7:20pm
They are a lot quicker to run than the E. fetida's. I keep a light on my E. hortensis bed because they wander a little more in my parents basement than they would like. It is by far my favourite worm though!
Comment by Andrew from California on September 29, 2011 at 9:32am
A smear of salted vaseline around the rim of the bin will keep EH from wandering out.
Comment by bpearcy10 on September 29, 2011 at 5:29pm

Stephen,

I ordered them from Earthworms 4 Sale. They were shipped from Beulah, MI. I have had a light on them for 24 hours and not escapes so far. They are extremely active. My EF's were boring compared to these guys. They are constantly moving.

Comment by bpearcy10 on September 29, 2011 at 5:31pm
I'll be using coconut coir for bedding and lots of cardboard instead of the peat moss it seems like most people are using.
Comment by Joseph Despins on September 29, 2011 at 7:10pm
You got some healthy robust ones, good to see also where you got them from.

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