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Live White Worm Culture For Sale
White Worms, Enchytraeus albidus, are great food source for not only juvenile fish, but also salamanders, newts, and some frogs and birds. Any critter that enjoys earthworms will most likely enjoy White Worms as well. They are smaller than earthworms, but larger than Grindal worms.
Ease of cultivating: Moderately easy
Temperature: Approximately 55-65°F
How to Culture White Worms
- Starter culture
- Container with ventilated lid
- Culture Media (Coconut fiber, soil, peat moss, sponge, etc.)
- Food (Oatmeal, cornmeal, bread, cat food, fish food, etc.)
- Thin clear plastic or glass sheet
1. Add a few inches of moistened culture media into the container.
2. Add starter culture.
3. Sprinkle food on the top of the culture and place the thin sheet of plastic or glass in order to maintain a moist environment (feed sparingly daily or every other day).
4. Cover with ventilated lid and spray water to maintain humidity as needed.
How to Harvest and Feed:
1. Within a week, worms should be climbing up the underside of the plastic or glass sheet (If there are no worms, sprinkle a thin layer of oatmeal on the back side of the sheet).
2. Swipe off the worms on the plastic or glass sheet.
3. If the worms are soiled place them in water to clean them and collect them with a dropper.
4. Feed fish.