My worm farm

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My worm farm

Postby donutcrooks » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:01 pm

G'day gents,

Previously I have posted about advice on farming worms (viewtopic.php?f=105&t=17176) and I am back to report my worm farm.

I recently went fishing at Lake Eppalock (viewtopic.php?f=105&t=17203)and while I was there some older guys fishing next to us gifted me his bought worms and I thought to myself it could be an opportunity to try breed and grow them at home. Upon taking them home I filled an empty pot where a plant had once was and put the worms in there with another bucket on top.

For the past week I have been feeding them and watering them. When watering them I notice some of them coming out to eat and they had grown and more had be produced.

Today, I decided to find a tub and drill some holes in the bottom and fill it. I watered the base and emptied it so that when the worms were moved they would love it. I poured the pot of worms into the container and noticed there was way more worms than I had thought AND THEY WERE BIGGER. I took some photos and will be attaching them.

Reminder to self: Wear gloves to prevent smelling like you puked on your hands. :(
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Re: My worm farm

Postby Lightningx » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:10 pm

Nice work mate :thumbsup:

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Re: My worm farm

Postby Marty.A » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:20 pm

Looks good mate some nice fat juicy ones in there. :cheers:

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Re: My worm farm

Postby donutcrooks » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:53 pm

Lightningx wrote:Nice work mate :thumbsup:

Thanks mate!

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Re: My worm farm

Postby donutcrooks » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:54 pm

Marty.A wrote:Looks good mate some nice fat juicy ones in there. :cheers:

Thanks mate! Come on over we'll cook a few on the bbq!

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Re: My worm farm

Postby barra mick » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:56 pm

Nice effort....can catch all freshwater fish on worms

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Re: My worm farm

Postby donutcrooks » Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:03 pm

barra mick wrote:Nice effort....can catch all freshwater fish on worms

Bm

Thanks mate! Hopefully I can, still haven't caught 1 fish in my life :(

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Re: My worm farm

Postby Prawnboy » Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:30 pm

Make sure it doesnt get turned into a maggot farm *cries*

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Re: My worm farm

Postby gregmaka » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:13 pm

My favorite fresh water fishing bait.Your tempting me now.

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Re: My worm farm

Postby fishin » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:26 pm

Just had a quick look at your photos the bedding (dirt) seems to be a bit wet worms breathe through their skin and if the bedding is to wet (believe it or not they can drown). Try to keep it like a damp sponge. there are plenty of good wright ups on the net



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