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Source of breathable shipping bags
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I just started selling a couple lbs of worms here and there on Craigslist.  I'm getting several people wanting me to ship the worms.  That's kewl, I know how to do it, but I need to get some of those…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walker D Jan 29, 2013.

50 Lb Purina Worm Chow $19.50
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I just got a 50 pound sack of this from my local 'feed store' for $19.50.  It seems like those folks selling small quantities on the internet are making a killing! :)…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by FabricGATOR Jul 24, 2014.

Species identification, please help.
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I'm been vermicomposting for about 17 years now and have NEVER seen this species before.  It was just there one day in my bin.Initially, I thought it was some kinda EF, EA, or EH.   After extensive…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher B. Dec 19, 2012.

Dairy biosolids (dairy sludge) will kill redworms
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Here's an interesting article [well, abstract].http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03601239909373189AbstractA…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Feiller Dec 17, 2012.

 

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When did you start composting with worms?
May 1, 1995
How were you introduced to vermicomposting?
"Worms Eat My Garbage" book
What do your worms like to eat?
Just about any type of organic material
What kinds of worms do you have?
Eisenia fetida
What worm bins do you use?
Eliminator 600, Worm-a-roo, Earth Factory
How many pounds of garbage do your worms recycle each week?
Varies

Comment Wall (8 comments)

At 10:44pm on September 21, 2011, Rich Feiller said…

don't know if there is a home depot near year, but there are three types of coir, the chunky, the medium grade which has fibre, and the fine that is very short fibres.

home depot in my area, San Francisco Bay area carries the medium grade which is the grade i like for a 3 slab block that expands to 3cu ft. it is $8.95

At 10:45pm on September 21, 2011, Rich Feiller said…
welcome to our forum, some pretty shard folks here.
At 11:07pm on September 21, 2011, Rich Feiller said…
i f i keep practicing i may someday learn to spell and type. geeze "near you" and "sharp folks" :-)
At 5:28pm on December 16, 2012, Sue said…

Jerilynn, do you still have the Worm-a-roo? Is this it? http://worms.com/worm-a-roo.html

How long have you had it and do the worms follow the manual, lol?

At 6:10pm on December 16, 2012, Sue said…

Hi Jerilynn, honored to be your friend.

At 6:20pm on December 16, 2012, Sue said…

Yes, you're right about availability. I tried to find info on the dimension but it's not listed. A good system though. and following their principle, handy people can do a DIY with lumber.

At 7:50pm on December 16, 2012, Sue said…

There is an illustration of the un-assembled Worm-a-roo where I can see the 'lateral movement mechanism'.

It's the separation wall with the holes. What's so special about it?

https://worms.com/worm-pdfs/technical2.pdf

page 8

At 8:00pm on December 16, 2012, Jerilynn Walton said…

Nothing really, I suppose if it's outdoors.  Indoors, if the fit and finish isn't tight enough, then stuff will fall out onto the floor.  Also, you wouldnt be able to close off one partition if you just built it with holes, so stuff will fall from one side to the other when you harvest.  Come to think of it, I guess someone could design and build a wooden one.

It's odd that no one seems to sell/mention lateral migration systems these day. I wonder why that is.  You could design/build and sell them and make a fortune.  ;)

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