Where do I get worms from? Can I buy/purchase worms off you?
I’m sorry but we are not selling worms at the moment.
You can purchase from worm suppliers. Generally, compost worms can be bought from community gardens, nurseries, worm farmers or home hardware stores. There are also worm suppliers online. You can do an internet (Google) search online with “your area” and “purchase worms” (or something similar) and you will get some worm purchasing options local to you.
It is safe for worms to be mailed through the post and they are fine in transit for 4 to 5 days with no hardship.
Tiger worms or Red worm (Eisenia foetida) and the Indian blue worm (Perionyx excqvatus) are the best worms for Subpod.
You CANNOT use worms from your garden; these are earthworms and have different taste buds to compost worms which have evolved to eat rotting plant matter.
Can I keep my worms in a bucket for 2-3 months before the Subod arrives?
Yes, your worms will survive in a bucket if you need to get your worms ASAP. Because the worms will be above ground in your bucket while you’re waiting for the Subpod to arrive you’ll need to keep your bucket of worms out of temperature extremes, ...
Where are my worms? My worms have disappeared.
It can be a bit of a surprise to pop open your Subpod, ready to give your worms their first meal, and discover that they’re gone! If this has happened to you, don’t panic. Even if your Subpod is installed directly into the ground, your worms won’t ...
Can I become a Subpod distributor? Can I purchase at wholesale price? Can I purchase in bulk?
Thanks for your interest in working with Subpod. Please fill in our Distributor and High Volume Order application form and we will be in touch as soon as we can. https://forms.gle/yQVKvuoYuT5UtkoL6 Please enter as much information as you can in the ...
I was told that compost worms can’t live in soil. How do the worms aerate and get nutrients to the soil around the subpod if they can’t survive there?
In nature composting worms live in the top layer of a forest floor, which is high in organic matter. In other words, they need high amounts of organic matter (your food scraps) to thrive. Subpod creates this environment, and in the beginning, your ...
We use pumped ground water - are worms fussy with the water they get exposed to?
Pump water is fine. However, in some extreme cases, the salinity of pump water can be above normal. If this was the case, then no, the worms won’t like the water.