Recyclers and Decomposers in a Worm Bin

 

Here is a list of some of the Recyclers and Decomposers you may find in your worm bin, helping to break down and soften the food for the worms. These organisms naturally appear in worm bin due to the organic environment.

Beneficial:

White Worms (Pot Worms)

Beetles

Millipedes                                                     

Sowbugs /Pill Bugs/Roly Polys

Spiders

Springtails

Collembola

White Mites

 

Nuisance:

Ants

Flies

Maggots

White Mites

Slugs/Snails

Carabid Beetle

 

Bad:

Red Centipedes

Red Mites