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Featured Customer Questions – Ginny

Friday, July 10th, 2009

I went fishing and used nightcrawlers as bait. I have like seven or eight
worms left. MY fridge is too cold for them, i have been told by other sites.
Can i put them in my garden. I am an animal freak and i hate to put them
somewhere they will die so please answer soon! ūüôā
-Ginny

 

Hi Ginny,

“Nightcrawlers” is a name without a solid¬†definition.¬† Basically it just means a large worm.

I need more information before I can answer your question as some nightcrawlers require refrigeration, others live in compost, others live in dirt.   Are these worms pinkish or grey?  About how large are they?

“Nightcrawler” Basics:

Canadian Nightcrawlers РHUGE worms, Great for fishing, require refrigeration.  

European Nightcrawlers/African Nightcrawlers – Both are composters.¬†¬†Both are Amazing fishing worms and¬†Great for composting!¬† No refrigeration needed….just keep in your garage or outside in the shade.

Alabama Jumpers РAmazingly strong worms.  Great for aerating your Soil.  Even heavy clay!

I’ve Got Some Crazy Big Worms!!!

Monday, July 28th, 2008

I don’t live in Texas, but EVERYTHING grows BIG in my backyard. Besides the plants, fruits, and vegetables growing large because of all the worm castings I use, I have HUGE worms!

These worms are big like nightcrawlers, but unlike most gigantic nightcrawlers, these are top feeders, breed like crazy, and are faster than any worm I have EVER seen before.

They look similar to African Nightcrawlers (I used to raise them), but they have a thicker skin than an African Nightcrawler. Maybe some African Nightcrawlers mated with some Euro’s, giving me this crazy big, crazy fast variation.

Or…maybe I have the secret weapon for growing these worms??? You see, I raise tortoises. They poop like horses. Their poop is strictly processed grass. The worms love the stuff! I compost it, and feed it to my plants. That’s where these Giant Worms congregate!!!

My goal is to be able to raise these worms in captivity. People are constantly looking for a worm that can go in their garden (We recommend not dumping Red Wigglers in the garden…unless you are willing to keep it moist at all times, and loaded with plenty of organic material at all times).

If I can get these crawlers to reproduce, I’m gonna have a great product to sell…and be the only person selling worms exclusively for your soil!

Stay tuned!