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28 March 2010 ~ 14 Comments

All About: Cocoons, Hatchlings, Juveniles and Adult Red Worms

An adult red wiggler worm.

Cocoons: A cocoon is a small, yellow, lemon colored and lemon shaped object that is produced by red wiggler mating.  It is about the size if the letter ‘O’. According to C. A. Edwards and P.J. Bohlen in Biology and Ecology of Earthworms: Eisenia Fetida can produce as many as 198 cocoons per year. Gestation […]

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