Wormery

I work for a small ecology center and we have three turtles and two salamanders to feed. I have recently begun looking up on wormery and am very interested in starting one to feed our critters that we take care of. I am looking at starting a 10 gal one out of totes. But i was curious if that would in the long term produce enough worms to feed each of them a couple every three days or so.

Thanks

Cody

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  • The_herpetologistThe_herpetologist West YorksPosts: 435

    Earthworm populations typically double every 60 to 90 days in the right conditions. Mealworms reproduce at about the same rate but in larger numbers.

  • CodyMCodyM Posts: 2

    Perfect, that should help me estimate the initial population i will need to start with. Thanks for the help.

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