Can You Get Worms from Biting Your Nails?

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The habit of biting nails can be hard to shake, but there are plenty of reasons why you should put effort into stopping. Along with the discomfort of ingrown nails and the unattractive state of bitten off nails, but you may have bitten off more than you can chew..like worms! One negative thing you may have heard about biting nails is that in doing so you may be transferring worms into your digestive system causing...

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Are Wooly Worms Poisonous (or Venomous)?

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When it comes to toxic or poisonous caterpillars, you may have heard that wooly worms are the worst offenders to be worried about. But are wooly worms poisonous? Or is this just another widely believed myth? Woolly worms are also known as the Isabella tiger moth, woolly bear caterpillar, or woolly bears and there are many misconceptions about exactly how dangerous they are. Read below to discover everything you need to know about wooly worms...

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Are Trolli Gummy Worms Vegan? (And Alternatives)

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As a vegetarian, it is easy to avoid obvious non-vegan foods like meat and dairy, but there are other not-so-obvious food items that cause a lot of controversy. One of them is Trolli Gummy Worms, gummy candies produced by Trolli, a German confectionery brand.  The sour/sweet taste, bright colors, and chewiness of these gummy candies makes them a favorite among kids and adults alike. As a vegetarian you might have been wondering, are Trolli gummy...

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Can You Fish with Gummy Worms? (Myth or Good Bait?)

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If you are anything like most anglers, you will always be looking for unexpected tips and approaches which might give you an edge when it comes to tempting your prey to your line. In your research, you may have heard claims that you can use gummy worms to catch fish. But you’re probably wondering, do these artificial worms actually make great bait? Or is this more of an urban legend? Below we will take a...

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How to Raise Worms (Raising Them The Right Way)

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Raising worms is not an easy task. It can be time-consuming and expensive. You have to do it the right way or else your worm farm will fail.  But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our comprehensive guide on how to raise worms. Our Key Takeaways Find or buy composting worms like red wigglers or nightcrawlers (worms tend to to surface during rainy days) Find a worm bin or worm bins (a container, bucket...

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Do Worms Eat Bone Meal? (Can You Compost Bones in a Worm Bin?)

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Worms eat anything organic, and bone meal is organic matter, so yes, worms can eat bone meal. But worms do not show a particular like or dislike for bone meal. For this reason, you should only add a small amount of bone meal to your worm bin at a time and monitor the moisture (too dry and they’ll struggle to breathe, too wet and they’ll want to escape!) and pH level of your bin. So...

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Do Oscar Fish Eat Worms? (Earthworms, Mealworms, Bloodworms & More)

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Oscar fish are omnivores and voracious eaters in the wild and although worms don’t tend to be a staple food in nature, they will readily consume as much of them as they are fed in an aquarium. But which kind and how many? That’s what we’ll discuss in this article in detail. Naturally, Oscar fish will eat anything that fits in their mouth and is tasty, including vegetables, frozen food and live food like feeder...

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Can Hamsters Eat Mealworms? (& Dry Mealworms?)

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Mealworms are a few inches of tasty protein that will help complete the diet of your hamster. Hamsters eat mealworms and they make great hamster food for your little furry buddies. If given in the right moderation, mealworms can help improve the health of your hamster. The answer to the question is yes, mealworms are a delightful sight to hamsters and they have a knack for eating them when available as an occasional treat. You...

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How Long Are Worms Good in The Fridge? (How Long Do They Last?)

Anglers love to store worms in the fridge, keeping their fishing worms alive until their next fishing trip. Some worm farm owners like to delay their growth or reproduction by storing them in the fridge. Some common worms kept the refrigerator include nightcrawlers, red wigglers, and mealworms. These worms can survive the chill of the fridge (or die trying after a few weeks!). As long as your fridge is not freezing cold like in the...

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How To Grow Mealworms (Raising a Mealworm Farm)

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Raising mealworms is a great way to save money on feed for pets or animals that eat mealworms, to use as fishing bait, make some extra money and reduce pollution. If you’ve been thinking about starting this mealworm farm process, this helpful guide will lead you in the right direction. Getting Started Raising Mealworms The first step to growing and raising mealworms is setting up a home for them and getting the right equipment for...

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