Do You Need a License to Sell Worms? (Permit Requirements)

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Conducting thorough research is essential before venturing into new businesses. And that goes for starting a worm farm business too! Do you need a permit or license to start your own business selling worms and associated products like worm tea and worm castings? Let’s give you the short answer before going into detail.. Whether you need a license or permit to start selling worms is mostly dependent on your location and you should check your...

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Mango Worms in Dogs – How Infestation Happens [Cause, Symptoms & Treatments]

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Mango worms in dogs are not very common in the USA but are a (literal!) thorn in the flesh of dog owners in parts of central Africa, Uganda, South Africa, and most countries in the African continent. Although not a common headache to the average American or European dog owner, you still have to be aware of this parasite as they can be unwanted visitors that travelers have brought back from their holidays. Mango worm...

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Mold in Worm Farm – Is a Moldy Worm Bin Harmful? (What to Do)

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Worm farms are a great way to compost kitchen waste and other organic matter. The worms consume the waste and generate worm castings that are rich in nutrients, making them an excellent amendment for garden beds. But worm farms can be susceptible to molds! In this article, we’ll discuss the causes of mold on worm farms and whether or not you need to worry about them. We’ll also be listing some tips on how to...

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Worm Farm vs Compost Tumbler (Which is Better? ANSWERED)

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When it comes to breaking down organic waste, people are left with two options – either to use a worm farm/worm bins or a compost tumbler. Both methods are effective and they have their way of degrading organic waste in no time. However, and as it is with humans, there will always be a spectrum or sides to be on when it comes to choosing the best way to do things. So, if you’re thinking...

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Do Hawks Eat Worms? (And Types of Worm They Feed On)

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Hawks are well-known predatory birds with a keen sense of sight. They are considered hunters who prey on smaller birds, reptiles and yes, worms. Their hunting skills are so incredible that birders often protect their other small birds from these predators. Wild hawks use their sharp vision and keen eyesight, accuracy, and speed to hunt animals. Because of this, you may think that they are not your typical birds that eat worms, but most hawks...

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Do Crayfish Eat Worms? What Types of Worm? (Crawfish/Crawdad)

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Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that look much like lobsters and are also called crawfish or known as crawdads in some places. You can describe a crayfish as an omnivore because they consume both plants and meat. But do crayfish eat worms? The answer is yes, Crayfish do eat worms. If you observe crayfish in the wild, you will find that they eat almost anything from worms, shrimp, and insects to algae and plankton. However, most...

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What Is the Function of Clitellum in Earthworm Species?

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When you think of earthworms, the first thing that comes is their burrowing ability which helps with aeration and drainage in the soil. By doing so, they help maintain the soil’s fertility. However, earthworms also have other anatomical features that set them apart from other worms. One is the thick saddle like ring found near the head end of their body wall called the clitellum. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the...

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Where Do Tomato Worms Come From And How Can You Avoid Them?

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Tomato worms are not something that you want to find in your garden. As the name reveals, these pests feed on tomatoes and other plants in the nightshade family.  They can also attack: Eggplant  Peppers Potatoes Tomatillos And other vegetable plants!  If left unchecked, they will quickly destroy all of your plants and leave you with an infested garden full of rotting vegetation. What Are Tomato Worms And Where Do They Come From? Tomato worms...

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Mealworms vs. Superworms (What’s The Difference?)

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Two of the most common types of feeder worms are mealworms and superworms. Mealworms and superworms share some common traits – like both being invertebrates – but are two different types of worms (technically, they’re both beetles larvae) that are often used to feed pet reptiles, amphibians, and birds. But what’s the difference between these two types of worms? And which one is better for your pet? The difference is mealworms are smaller than superworms...

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Worm Farm Conditioner – Ingredients, What it is & How to Use it (How to Make it at Home)

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Worm conditioners help to improve the quality of your worm farm by providing the worms with essential nutrients and minerals. But How and what’s in it? Can you make it yourself? We answer your most pressing questions! Worm farm compost conditioner is a treatment for your worm farm that works by keeping the soil bacteria optimal, and balances pH levels and moisture in your bin. Worm Farm compost conditioner is made out of varying ingredients,...

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