Unusual tiny worms

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  1. geofftuke

    geofftuke Junior Member

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    I have hundreds of very tiny wriggling worms in my worm farm. Is this normal or not. Should I be worried and if I should then what can I do to get rid of them?
    I'd really appreciate any advice you could give me.
    Thank you
     
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    are they baby tiger worms? I generally don't worry about other insects living in my worm bin. I just focus on maintaining a good environment. Is it an outside bin or an inside one?
     
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    Not sure what type but they are about 12mm long and very fine.
    It is an outdoor farm
     
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    Those appear to be larger than mine. Mine are only about ten mm long and barely the diameter of a pin.
     
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    I've seen something like you describe, plain white, on bones, left over protein/marrow feeding. If so they must be eating some dead meat, maybe other dead worms?
     
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    There's no meat or bones in there and they seem to be living in the veg matter and the mat over the top.
    I also have small flying insects
     
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    Are the flying insects small greyish fly type creatures?

    And the worms are shorter than those pictured?

    And a more light greyish colour which like moist conditions?
     

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