Feeding earthworms??

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peacefulexit
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Re: Feeding earthworms??

Post: # 51311Post peacefulexit
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:30 am

What do you guys think about feeding worms you buy from online like uncle jim's worms to your ants? They aren't wild. I would assume they would be pesticide-free as well?

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idahoantgirl
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Re: Feeding earthworms??

Post: # 51336Post idahoantgirl
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:36 am

If your speaking of plain earth worms from a shop, I imagine it would be safer, but I've also heard that earth worms just aren't very nutritious for ants.
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Tapinoma Sessile

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