Worms need moisture in order to breathe oxygen through their skin. If a worms skin dries out, they will suffocate. Likewise, if the moisture level of worm bin bedding is too high, they will drown. And when conditions are too wet, it deprives oxygen that is needed to support the breakdown of foods. This results in all … Continue reading How to Ensure the Moisture Level of Worm Bin Bedding Is Right
Instead of soil, composting worms require a habitat of worm bedding material, such as shredded newpaper, which retains moisture and is high in carbon. Learn the basics for happier worms!