Red Wiggler Worms - also known as the red wriggler worm is a prized composting worm when it comes to food scraps, however for castings, there is one prized over the red wiggler, African nightcrawlers.
The red wiggler worm can eat half its body weight per day or 3 1/2 pounds of food scraps per week per pound of worms. Red wigglers eat many types of nitrogen based food scraps such as vegetables, fruits, melons... They should not be fed tomatoes, lemons, oranges etc. due to the acidic levels within them.
Red wiggler worms 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.
They are easily raised indoors or outdoors in worm bins at a temperature range of 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
Organic Worm Farm offers red wigglers in quantities from 1/4 pound to 5 pound. Larger orders are available by contacting us.