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Re: NFC: that old feeder thing...

Big fish eat little fish
Big frogs eat little frogs
Big snakes eat little snakes 

Easy way to solve your feeding issue for the time being, no? 

Just kidding! <grin> 

ps: I did not have good luck with red earthworms but I did not give them
too much time or effort.

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Kristine Weisbrod Massin wrote:

> Still in search of the constant feeder supplies... (grindal starter cultures 
> on their way!)
> Has anyone ever tried raising earthworms?  How did you do it and how much 
> luck did you have?  Those of us who don't live in warm climates don't have 
> the luxury of digging them year-round :)  I read one person's account who 
> claimed that you would get literally thousands of worms within 3 weeks using 
> a 18 x 18 x 18 wood box filled with peat moss, feeding corn meal.  This 
> sounds a wee bit too good to be true to me, but man am I sick of having to 
> collect 3 signatures and round up a purchasing agent every couple weeks to 
> buy feeders.
> (in addition to the fish, am feeding garter snakes, salamanders, chorus 
> frogs, and bullfrogs, and will soon be adding woodhouse's toads & plains 
> spadefoats.  Between all these guys I go through a ridiculous number of 
> worms, crickets, rosy red feeders, and assorted other small lives ...can't 
> wait for the garters to be big enough so I can mix in mice into their diets)
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