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Live Foods

Earth Worms (Red Wrigglers)
Red Wrigglers (Eisenia foetida)
Red Wriggler (Earth Worm) Photograph

Red Wrigglers are easy to grow. They can be cultured with commercial worm bedding. They are then feed organic mater. No fats should be feed. These worms eat half their weight in organic mater each day.

The wrigglers are used for composting and bait as well as a nutritious food for larger fish.

Starter cultures can be purchased from bait shop and online.