Composting of household waste
It can be used from 1/2 to 1 liter of earthworm biomass in each compost bin where household waste such as vegetables, fruits, breads, pasta, spoiled food, coffee, tea, egg shell, etc. have been collected.
EXCEPT MEAT AND DAIRY products and generally non-biodegradable materials which develop odors and pathogens and do not allow earthworms to survive.
Partial digging and spraying to liquefy the waste mixture helps aerobic fermentation and better composting of waste by earthworms.
Other uses of earthworms:
They are suitable as baits for fishing, for bird breeding, for humus of sewage and mainly for upgrading tired soils in gardens and organic farms.
Earthworms do not eat the roots of plants, do not cause any problems in crops, on the contrary they feed on decomposed organic matter and are generally the most useful and tireless workers of nature.
Earthworms are kept in a shady and cool environment and in their packaging mixtures should not remain more than 30-40 days.
The ideal temperature during their development in the compost bins ranges between 17-23 degrees Celsius, over 29 degrees they can not stand and die.
Earthworms need a moist environment.
Ideal humidity 75-90%
Avoid contact with or mixing foods with chemicals, detergents and other toxic preparations.
They survive at ph apo 4.2 to 8