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Red Wigglers

Posted by Tim Herron on May 1, 2011 at 7:34 AM

 

 

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Lumbricus rubellus Hoffmeister, 1843 (Lumbricidae)

Red Marsh Worm, Red Wriggler

60-150 x 4-6 mm

Dorsum is red-brown or red-violet and iridescent

Ventral surface is pale

Epigeic habit; mating and casting below ground, commonly burrows into mineral soil

Obligate sexual reproduction

Mature in 179 days; longevity 682-719 days

79-106 cocoons per year per worm

Diapause spent in a ball 0.45 m deep in soil

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2 Comments

Reply kaye
12:07 AM on May 2, 2011 
These are Execellant Worms for Carfishing. I have had Great Luck with them.
Reply kaye
7:21 AM on May 2, 2011 
kaye says...
These are Execellant Worms for Carfishing. I have had Great Luck with them.

What is carfishing?