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  • hawb81
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    the last few tubs i have bought have had the little balls you add to compost to keep it moist

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  • colin3
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    Dendras

    Keep them on a garage floor in the bag they came in, keep them on the damp side and feed regularly with a cheap instant mash potato mixed to the consistency of thick gravy. They will breed and you should be able to keep them for as long as you want.

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  • BIG COL
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    Just make sure you check regularly for Dead worms if you leave them in they will all die quickly!!!

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  • Nick D
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    I just keep them in a tub, make sure they have plenty of room. I chopped up a few bits of potato for them to eat.

    Ive had them for 3-4 months now.

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  • Tarks
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    whats the diff between dendrobaena worm and lubbies? the worms ive dug out my garden look like dendro's lol should they be lubbies ive no clue?

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  • paul the carp
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    Hi there,

    You can buy worm feed produced by worm UK

    also try one of Mosella Worm bait buckets

    I have stored my worms for about 4 month still going strong

    Cheers
    Paul

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  • blue orfe
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    I've got some in the shed i've had since september!!
    Just keep them cool in plenty of soil and an occasional feed of mashed potato - no salt or butter of course!!
    I keep them in a large plastic bucket with small breather holes in the lid, not too big or else they escape.

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  • chriscalder
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    Never had much luck keeping them when they have been fed mash, I always use soft Pears sliced up and have kept them for 3 or 4 months. I use an atomiser for keeping the peat wet.

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  • Blueser
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    Originally posted by BottomedOut View Post
    Ive heard you can feed the worms smash, is this in powered form or once its mash
    Its as mash mate, with gravy and a few sprouts too! mmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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  • BottomedOut
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    Ive heard you can feed the worms smash, is this in powered form or once its mash

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  • hawb81
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    as friskyfish says keep cool and in the dark like on the floor in a corner of the garage, i keep mine in a fridge and just keep putting the unused ones in their tubs/bags back in the fridge and they last for up to 6 weeks

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  • Frisky Fish
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    Keep them cool and dry with a little moisture in the soil only. Feed them a very small amount of mashed potato if you are planning on keeping them for over a month

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  • matt59rown
    started a topic dendrabena`s.

    dendrabena`s.

    Could anyone advise me please the best way to keep dendrabena worms, i have a kilo that i need to store but don`t have the option of a worm bank.....
    Is there anything that can be added to the soil/peat they were delivered in to keep them in good condition?
    Regards matthew
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