Red Wiggler Worms – Things You Need To Know Eisenia fetida is a common Red Wiggler worm. It is the more often bought worm for composting. But do you know what it looks like? It’s life cycle or characteristics? Its benefits? No? Chill. We have got your back! Continue to read further to find out interesting facts about Red Wigglers. Physical description Red Worms are smaller in size and 3-4” of length is normal for an adult Wiggler Worm. They have varying bands from light red and dark red. This…Read More
Is It Good To Use Red Worms For Composting?
Is It Good To Use Red Worms For Composting? Today is the era of organic farming, and the food obtained from the organic farm is also healthy and fresh but it is not economical. One of the key factors while growing organic food is eliminating the use of chemicals during the cultivation of food. To enrich the soil medium with essential nutrients, add good quality compost or well-rotted manure into the soil. If you want to establish your own garden, instead of buying expensive good quality compost you can form…Read More
Where To Buy Earthworms
The types of earthworms you can buy can be referred to any of the following names: Eisenia foetida Eisenia fetida Red wriggler Red wiggler Red worm Brandling worm Bandling worm Tiger worm Manure worm Composter Striped worm Red hybrids Angler worms We will use red wriggler or simply “reds” interchangeably. But if you want to get all technical about it, here it goes; Domain: Eukarya Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Annelida Class: Clitellata Order: Haplotaxida Family: Lumbricidae Genus: Eisenia Species: fetida, andrei, and/or roseas etc. and may include Perionyx excavatus aka blue worms or called Alabama jumpers to some, they…Read More