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    Default Nightcrawlers as food.

    Have anyone fed Nightcrawlers for your discus? Just curious since I feel like harvesting bloodworms might take awhile. I might also make a farm for the nightcrawlers.

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    I have fed nightcrawler for my catfish, you may want to go with red worms for your discus which I feed and they love them, and what fish doesn't like worms

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    I feed red wigglers to my fish. They are also called composting worms. I harvest the small ones.
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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sturiosoma View Post
    I have fed nightcrawler for my catfish, you may want to go with red worms for your discus which I feed and they love them, and what fish doesn't like worms

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    Making a culture for bloodworms takes too much time. And I have cotys and discus to feed

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    I've never heard of farming night crawlers, but maybe it happens. If you can get a starter batch of red wigglers somewhere, you can keep a colony going in bins or buckets pretty easily. I have many. I would think night crawlers need to be chopped up?

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    It looks like Dan at Kazarie has retired but I've also heard good things about Uncle Jim's https://unclejimswormfarm.com/produc...ting-worm-mix/

    Steve, I imagine night crawlers would have to be chopped because of their size...

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Quote Originally Posted by GqyForPay View Post
    Making a culture for bloodworms takes too much time. And I have cotys and discus to feed
    Actually I meant red wigglers I'm just used to calling them red worms

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Quote Originally Posted by jeep View Post
    It looks like Dan at Kazarie has retired but I've also heard good things about Uncle Jim's https://unclejimswormfarm.com/produc...ting-worm-mix/

    Steve, I imagine night crawlers would have to be chopped because of their size...
    Yes, that was part of my point. I see the OP said bloodworms in the first post. Sorry, no experience raising those. If you want to talk about raising red wigglers, then I can add. It's not hard, and you probably have someone local that could get you started.

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sturiosoma View Post
    Actually I meant red wigglers I'm just used to calling them red worms

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    I call them nightcrawlers because i used to buy them st petco and the employee said they are the same thing but with different names.

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    I have blood worms show up in my mosquito larvae containers sometimes. There are never many of them but the fish see them as a great treat.
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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Quote Originally Posted by LizStreithorst View Post
    I have blood worms show up in my mosquito larvae containers sometimes. There are never many of them but the fish see them as a great treat.
    From feeding mostly FBw, I feel like my discus's color pop more and they look more active. I tried flakes they didn't like it much lol

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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    Too much work slicing the worms lol
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    Default Re: Nightcrawlers as food.

    I have gotten my red wigglers from Uncle Jim's and was happy with the worms. He does sale both red wigglers and night crawler. Go with the red wigglers.
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