African Nightcrawlers can eat through more material every day than any other worms we raise on Organic Worm Farm. While many know the red wiggler worms can eat 1/2 their body weight per day, African nightcrawlers can eat 1.5 times their weight per day under ideal environmental conditions. These worms eat many types of nitrogen based food scraps such as vegetables, fruits, melons... however make a better maure worm or simply raised in peat moss with food supplements. They should not be fed lemons, oranges etc. due to the acidic levels within them nor any meat of milk by products. They are usually raised in carbon based bedding such as shredded newspapers and peat moss.
African Nightcrawlers can be fed Purina Worm Chow as a primary diet if you prefer or used as a supplement due to the nutritional value which is loaded with assorted grains, minerals and vitamins to help raise fatter healthier worms.
The African Nightcrawler is the most heat tolerant worm we carry! They are easily raised indoors or outdoors in worm bins at a temperature range of 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
Organic Worm Farm offers African Nightcrawlers in quantities from 1/4 pound to 2,000 counts, which is approximately 8 pounds. Larger orders are available by contacting us.
To order African nightcrawler worms, visit our online store.
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